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Recipe of the Day: Creamsicle Mimosa

Creamsicle Mimosa
Creamsicle Mimosa Taste of Home

CREAMSICLE MIMOSA

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

Place the orange juice, cream, sugar and orange peel in a blender; cover and process until sugar is dissolved. Transfer to an 8-inch square dish. Freeze for 6 hours or overnight.

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).

*For non-alcoholic version: Substitute champagne with 2 bottles (750 milliliters each) sparkling apple cider. Makes 16 servings.

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