Learn to Cook: Parfaits

Learn to Cook: Parfaits

Serves 4

Whether for breakfast, dessert or a snack, parfaits are a scrumptious way to get fresh fruit and nuts into your day! Plus, they can go from casual to elegant simply by layering more carefully.

Ingredients: 
  • 3 cups fresh fruit
  • 1 cup something crunchy
  • 3 cups something creamy
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Method: 

Choose 4 glass tumblers or wine glasses for assembling your parfaits.

Alternate layers of fruit with crunchy and creamy ingredients in each glass, spreading them out to the edges to create visible layers.

Top off parfaits with a garnish of fresh fruit and a little crunch; serve.

This sweet favorite literally has hundreds of possibilities:
FRESH: pitted cherries, green or red grapes, or chopped peaches, nectarines, plums, watermelon, cantaloupe or honeydew.
CRUNCHY: 365 Everyday Value Trail Mix, crumbled cookies, toasted coconut, chopped nuts, pumpkin seeds or breakfast cereal.
CREAMY: 365 Everyday Value Organic Ice Cream, yogurt, whipped cream or Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery Crème Fraîche with Madagascar Vanilla.
SWIRL: honey, jam, marmalade, maple syrup, chocolate or caramel sauce.
SURPRISE: chopped fresh mint, mini marshmallows, almond or peanut butter or chocolate chips.
GARNISH: a quarter of a toasted waffle, a vanilla wafer or a long sliver of cinnamon and sugar toast.

A FEW OF OUR FAVORITE PARFAITS
-Blueberries, toasted almonds and coconut, almondmilk yogurt
-Raspberries, shaved dark chocolate, crumbled shortbread cookies, ice cream
-Strawberries, crumbled cereal bars, fresh mint, Greek yogurt
-Peaches, cubed toasted brioche, honey, whipped cream and yogurt

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