How to Make Winter Fruit with Champagne Cream

Dress up winter fruit with a decadent champagne cream to serve at your next brunch or dinner party.

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Fruit is good. Fruit with champagne cream is even better. This light and fluffy cream is sweet, a bit tart and super easy to make.

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The ingredients:

  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/3 cup champagne
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg white
  • assorted fruits such as grapes, apples, pomegranate arils and clementine segments

The instructions:

  1. In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese, lemon zest, and champagne until smooth. Set aside.
  2. In another medium bowl, whip heavy cream and vanilla to a soft peak stage.
  3. In a small bowl, beat egg white to soft peak stage.  Sprinkle in confectioners' sugar while beating to stiff peaks.
  4. Gently fold whipped cream into the cream cheese/champagne mixture using only a quarter of the whipped cream at a time.
  5. Gently fold in whipped egg white. 
  6. Fill serving dish with assorted fruit. Top with champagne cream.
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