Orange Russian Cream

Here's a high-fat and utterly wonderful dessert recipe that is quick, easy to make, and decadent. Your guests will moan with delight after the first taste, and die from pleasure shortly after--but not before they've finished eating!" says Stephen Nagy.
Makes 6 servings


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3/4 cup sugar
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1 cup whipping cream
1 1/2 cups vanilla or plain nonfat yogurt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon finely chopped semisweet chocolate


1. In a 1 1/2- to 2-quart pan, mix sugar and gelatin. Add 1/2 cup water and orange peel; stir over high heat until boiling, about 2 minutes.

2. Remove from heat, add cream, yogurt, and vanilla. Whisk to blend smoothly. Pour into ramekins or custard cups (6-oz. size). Chill until firm, at least 3 hours; cover airtight if storing up to 1 day.

3. Uncover desserts and sprinkle equally with chocolate.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 278
Caloriesfromfat 42 %
Protein 4.9 g
Fat 13 g
Satfat 8 g
Carbohydrate 37 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Sodium 56 mg
Cholesterol 46 mg