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Return toasted and cooled cups to the tray they came in. It's a steady base to use when filling. For ease, work with two spoons: one to scoop, and the other to scrape the mixture neatly into the cups. You can make the cups up to a day ahead.

Recipe by Cooking Light April 2015


Credit: Brain Woodcock; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford

Recipe Summary

50 mins
40 mins
Serves 15 (serving size: 1 filled phyllo cup)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Place phyllo cups on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 7 minutes or until crisp. Cool completely.

  • Sprinkle 2 teaspoons rind evenly on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Bake at 350° for 7 minutes or until rind is dry, stirring and rotating pan after 7 minutes. Cool completely on pan.

  • Combine remaining 1 teaspoon rind, 1/4 cup sugar, juices, cornstarch, and yolks in a small heavy saucepan over medium heat; stir with a whisk until smooth. Cook 6 to 8 minutes or until thick and bubbly. Whisk in butter. Place pan in a large ice water-filled bowl; cool, stirring mixture occasionally.

  • Place white chocolate and 1 tablespoon whipping cream in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 20 seconds or until chocolate melts; stir until smooth. Let stand 5 minutes or until slightly cooled. Combine remaining 3 tablespoons cream and 2 teaspoons sugar in a small bowl. Beat with a mixer at high speed until stiff peaks form. Gently fold whipped cream into chocolate mixture.

  • Spoon about 2 teaspoons curd into each phyllo cup; top each with about 2 teaspoons cream. Sprinkle with dried rind.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

86 calories; fat 5.1g; saturated fat 2.4g; mono fat 0.9g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 1g; carbohydrates 9g; cholesterol 33mg; sodium 19mg; calcium 12mg.