Total Time
4hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 4 hrs

Serve this to your Mom for Mother's Day or for a special brunch. Please plan ahead as it needs to freeze overnight. Sparkling cider or Ginger Ale can replace the alcohol. From Tyler Florence

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 12 cups freshly squeezed orange juice (5 to 6 oranges)
  • 1 orange, zest of
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1 cup superfine sugar
  • 1 (750 ml) bottle sparkling wine or 1 (750 ml) bottle champagne
  • strawberry, for garnish


  1. 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.
  2. Remove the frozen orange mixture from the freezer and let it sit to soften slightly, about 10 minutes.
  3. 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.


Most Helpful

Very fancy! I made 1/4 of the orange cream freeze, and there was plenty to go for one bottle of sparkly. Champagne goes wasted on this one, but cheaper bubblies sparkle nicely here.

rosslare March 29, 2013

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