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Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup Champagne
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest, grated
  • 1/2 cup canned mandarin oranges, 1/4-1/2″ diced and well-drained
  • 2 packages (15 count, each) Athens® Phyllo Shells
  • Candied orange peel, optional for garnish

Recipe Directions

  • In a small, heavy-bottomed saucepan, using an electric mixer beat together egg yolks and sugar until thick.
  • Gradually beat in Champagne.
  • Place sauce pan over low heat and continue to beat on low speed for 10 minutes or until mixture reaches 160°F. Place pan in ice water to cool.
  • Cover mixture with plastic wrap and refrigerate until thoroughly chilled.
  • In a small chilled bowl, combine heavy cream and orange zest.
  • With an electric mixer, whip cream until stiff peaks form.
  • Fold whipped cream into egg mixture alternating with drained mandarins.
  • Spoon into shells and serve.