Lemon & Créme Fraîche Phyllo Cups

Lemon & Créme Fraîche Phyllo Cups

These pretty cups with a creamy lemon filling are perfect for any celebration.

30 min. prep time
15 servings
252 Ratings


Phyllo Cups

10 sheets frozen phyllo (filo) dough, thawed
1/2 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, melted
1/2 cup sugar


1/2 cup whipping cream
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon lemon extract
Candied violets or lemon twists, if desired


Heat oven to 350°F. Lay 1 sheet phyllo on counter; brush with melted butter. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar. Repeat, stacking next 3 sheets of phyllo on first sheet. Lay final sheet of phyllo on top; brush with melted butter. Starting at top of long side, cut phyllo into 4 equal strips. Starting at shorter side, cut phyllo into 3 equal strips to make a total of 12 square pieces.

Press 1 layered square phyllo in each muffin cup. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 1 to 2 minutes. Using tip of knife, carefully remove phyllo cups. Cool on wire rack.

Beat whipping cream, powdered sugar and salt in small bowl at medium-high speed until soft peak form. Add all remaining filling ingredients; continue beating until well mixed. Spoon 1 rounded tablespoon lemon filling into each phyllo cups. Garnish with candied violets or lemon twists, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 90

Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 85mg

Carbohydrates: 9g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #11050©2008Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

So yummy! It's not over sweet just perfect! I want to try it with cappuccino instead of lemon
This recipe is superb, my family requests it Every Easter and other times too.I have been making it since it was on the cover of the Land O'Lakes magazine and will continue it as a special dessert. If you love lemon as we do, you can't go wrong. Do try it!

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