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Creamsicle Mimosa Recipe

Creamsicle Mimosa Recipe

Toast Mom with this "grown up" creamsicle beverage. For the kiddos, make a non-alcoholic version with non-alcoholic sparkling wine, sparkling cider, or ginger ale. —Deirdre Cox, Kansas City, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + freezing YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 3/4 cup superfine sugar
  • 4 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 2 bottles (750 milliliters each) Champagne or other sparkling wine
  • Fresh strawberries

Directions

  • 1. Place the orange juice, cream, sugar and orange peel in a blender; cover and process until sugar is dissolved. Transfer to an 8-in. square dish. Freeze for 6 hours or overnight.
  • 2. For each serving, scoop 1/4 cup mix into a champagne glass; top with Champagne. Garnish with a strawberry and serve immediately. Yield: 16 servings (4 cups mix).