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Southerners love peaches and having a part of local fruits incorporated into our recipes is a common occurrence. This punch is the perfect beverage for almost any celebration. You can make this non alcoholic by replacing the champagne with sparkling white grape juice for the kids. For more recipes that have a southern flare, see: Recipes from a Southern Kitchen. Want to order some fresh South Carolina peaches online? See: Abbott Farms, this website ships peaches online and they also have a whole line of wonderful southern products to pick from.
1 16-ounce package frozen sliced peaches
1/2 cup sugar
2-1/2 cups orange juice
1 750-milliliter bottle Verdi Peach Sparkletini (peach champagne)
crushed ice3 tablespoons lemon or lime juice
- Thaw peaches at room temperature but do not drain. Place peaches and their juice in a blender container or food processor . Add sugar. Cover and blend or process until very smooth.
- Transfer processed/pureed peaches to a 2-quart pitcher. Stir in orange juice and lemon juice or lime juice. To serve, slowly stir in champagne. Serve over crushed ice. Makes about 12 servings.
- This recipe can be made ahead if kept in the refrigerator.