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Berries with Champagne Cream

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Makes

6 servings

This recipe came from a cooking class I attended at a local department store. I first served it to my husband on Valentine's Day, but now I make it for Christmas as well. —Michele Fehring, Fishers, Indiana
Berries with Champagne Cream Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 8 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup champagne
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 1 pint fresh raspberries
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries

Directions

  1. In a heavy saucepan, beat egg yolks and sugar with a portable mixer until thick and lemon-colored. Gradually beat in champagne. Place the saucepan over low heat. With a portable mixer, beat on low speed for 1 minute. Continue beating over low heat until mixture reaches 160°, about 5-6 minutes.
  2. Cool quickly by placing pan in a bowl of ice water; stir for 2 minutes. Press plastic wrap onto surface of custard. Refrigerate until chilled.
  3. Fold in whipped cream. Spoon three-quarters of the champagne cream into stemmed glasses. Top with berries. Spoon remaining champagne cream over berries.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 267 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 300mg cholesterol, 19mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein.

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