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Mimosa Cream Cheese Spread for Bagels or Toast

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Creamy orange champagne flavor is created with this delicious Mimosa Cream Cheese Spread. You won’t just want it on bagels. 

I wanted something new and festive or fun for our New Years brunch this year and so I created this Mimosa Cream Cheese Spread. I love a good Mimosa and thought it would be a great flavor to create in a cream cheese spread.

Perfect for a brunch or special breakfast!

I really wasn’t sure how it would turn out, since the champagne syrup I made was originally for frosting and not cream cheese but I hoped it would have the same results, and it did. I was so incredibly pleased.

It was actually fabulous. The flavor of the champagne and the orange really came through. It surprised me that I didn’t need to do more. It was perfect from the first bite.

Let me just tell you how terrific this Mimosa Cream Cheese Spread is on homemade bagels. Or toast. Or in a dessert wrap on a flour tortilla. Spread on flatbread. Or pretty much anything because I have to secretly admit I even smeared some on a waffle. haha It was actually really good.

And I might have used my finger to lick off some too because seriously it was becoming addicting. I loved it.

I did use a tiny bit of food coloring to create the orange tint but it isn’t necessary if you want to leave it out.

This Mimosa Cream Cheese Spread was a huge hit and we will definitely be making it again. Again and again. And again.

If you want to try to make your own bagels, I used this awesome homemade bagel recipe. It’s perfect for brunch or to make ahead for busy morning breakfast or afternoon snacks. You will love them too!

Mimosa Cream Cheese Spread for Bagels or Toast

Mimosa Cream Cheese Spread for Bagels or Toast

Yield: 8 -10 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

To Make Champagne Syrup:

  • 1 cup of champagne
  • 1 cup of white sugar

To Make Cream Cheese Spread:

  • 2 Tablespoons of Champagne Syrup
  • ¼ cup of orange juice, I actually used ¼ cup of freshly squeezed orange
  • Zest of ½ an orange
  • 8 oz. block of cream cheese

Instructions

To Make Champagne Syrup:

  1. In a small pan on the stove, add 1 cup of champagne and 1 cup of sugar and stir them together. Bring to a boil and boil for about a minute and then turn down to simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Allow the syrup to cool completely before using. Can be stored in the fridge in a sealed jar for about 2 weeks. Add to cakes, frosting, smoothies, drinks, etc.

To Make Cream Cheese Spread:

  1. In a mixing bowl, add the block of cream cheese, 2 tablespoons of the champagne syrup, the orange juice and the orange zest. Blend together for about 2-4 minutes until completely blended. Chill for 1 hour before use.
  2. Use on bagels, toast, waffles, whatever you want!

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Sunithi

Tuesday 8th of January 2013

Interesting !! Any spread with champagne must be cool. I must try this. Lovely pics Nicole :) !

Stacy

Sunday 6th of January 2013

I love this! Just perfect for a festive holiday breakfast. On anything!

Nicole Cook

Wednesday 16th of January 2013

It really was Stacy, thank you! It's one of those spread's that is even really good on toast or waffles... yes... we tried it. haha I made a lot! Thank you!

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