A Gracious Hostess’ Dream!

by Mindy Lockard on July 6, 2009

img_0795Rarely do I fall inlove with pre-made store bought items.  Not that I don’t use them, they just usually don’t strike my fancy…until I was introduced to these at the beer pong tournament.

Sersiously, can you hardly contain yourself with these adorable sorbets served in real fruit? I can’t.  These are a dream for the hostess trying to serve the mostess!

How to…stop by the freezer section at Costco and pick-up a box of these.  They are around $12.00… I know, too good to be true.  You couldn’t make them for that  – but let’s keep that between you, me and the world wide web.


Approximatly fifteen-minutes before you serve dessert (depending on the heat) take the fruit out of the plastic and put them on a serving tray to soften.


Discard the evidence, which is not about being sneaky, the key to hosting graciously is taking that extra step to present even pre-made items in a beautiful fashion.


Once the sorbet is soft, take a butter knife or spreader and gently mix the sorbet…


and garnish with fresh mint.


Martha would probably take it one step further and serve the sorbet with these cookie spoons


I triple love them!

Ladies and gentlemen dessert is served!

img_0791 Happy Hostessing!

{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Jennifer S. 07.07.09 at 7:52 am

I’ve had these before. They’re really good!

Sarah 07.07.09 at 8:42 am

I absolutely LOVE these! My mom uses these whenever she throws bridal or baby showers. They are perfect for luncheons too!

Elizabeth Coleman 07.08.09 at 9:20 pm

Hi Mindy,
How have I missed these? After all, I feel like I live at Costco, (feeding 3 boys).
Thanks for sharing!
XO, Lizzie

admin 07.08.09 at 9:35 pm

Lizzie, I thought the same thing… Trust me, our boys will love them! Take care, friend, Mindy

BeaufortBelle 07.09.09 at 7:42 am

LOVE the sorbets, pick them up as often as I can. Great summer treat.

NYC Housewife-In-Training 07.09.09 at 10:48 am

What a fabulous find!

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