Creamsickle Mimosas

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Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice (5 to 6 oranges)
  • 1 orange, zested
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1 cup superfine sugar
  • 1 bottle sparkling wine or Champagne*
  •   Strawberries, for garnish

Directions

*Non-alcoholic sparkling wine, sparkling cider, or ginger ale can be substituted

Put orange juice, zest, half-and-half, and sugar into a blender and process until the sugar has dissolved, about 30 seconds. Pour this mixture into a shallow pan and freeze until hard, 4 hours or overnight.

 

Remove the frozen orange mixture from the freezer and let it sit to soften slightly, about 10 minutes. With a scoop or tablespoon, scrape out a small scoop and put it into a Champagne glass. Slowly fill the glass with Champagne and serve garnished with strawberries.

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