Considering the fact that the parfait is such an amazing dessert, you wouldn’t be surprised that “parfait” in French means perfect. The parfait is usually served in small cups, it’s creamy and there are lot of flavors to try. It’s an ideal dessert to serve after lunch or even when hosting parties. If you never tried making them by yourself, or you did and they were so great that you have to make again, here are ten recipes to check out. They all are very tasty and there are flavors to satisfy everyone’s preferences.
1. Oreo Parfait
To all of you who think that Oreo is one of the best things in the world, here’s an Oreo parfait for you! This parfait is going to steal the hearts even to those who don’t like Oreo that much. It’s simple and really delicious, so when preparing it, act as if you are waiting a whole crowd, no one is going to be satisfied by only one.
2. Chocolate Hazelnut
Creamy chocolate and crunchy hazelnuts – a combination sent from Heaven. Another great thing about this parfait is that is ready in 30 minutes and besides that, it is vegan, gluten – free, soy – free and is low in sugar. The parfait also has dates, but feel free to not add them if you think they don’t fit it.
3. Lime Cheesecake Parfait
To get this parfait, you need graham crackers combined with sugar and put some of the mix in every glass. They you add the cheesecake mix, which is really easy to make: You beat the cream cheese in a standing mixer until it gets smooth and after that add the condensed milk, a pinch of salt and stir in the lime juice. When all this is combined add some of the mix in every cup and sprinkle with lime zest.
4. Pumpkin Pie Parfait
The Pumpkin Pie Parfait has an amazing crust: it is made from macadamia nuts, almonds and dates. It has even more amazing pumpkin pudding. This one is made from canned pumpkin, cashews, pumpkin pie spice, coconut oil, agave nectar and raw nut milk. Doesn’t it sound like the perfect parfait you can have? Time to make some!
5. Lemon Mascarpone Parfait
The Lemon Mascarpone Parfait is a great dessert for a warm, sunny days. It’s light and refreshing. The topping is creme fraiche or a dollop of cool whip and the best part is to garnish the parfait with a cookie. You should also leave the parfait in the fridge at least one hour before you serve it.
6. Mango Raspberry Parfait
If you are more into a fruity version of a parfait, try this one out. It’s made of mango, raspberries and goji berries, plus it has honey, walnuts, unsweetened shredded coconut and cardamom. This parfait is healthy and is also vegan. It’s ideal for a little sweet treat after lunch or dinner.
7. Muesli Parfait
The Muesli Parfait can be great even as breakfast, not only as after lunch sweet treat. It’s really easy to make, but you need to place sugar, oats and lemon juice in a bowl, cover them with milk and after that place the bowl in the fridge to soak overnight. When it comes to the fruit, add the one you like the most. Whether is berries, mangoes or pineapples. To make it more crunchy, add some granola as well.
8. Very Berry Parfait
This is the easiest parfait to make and is also one of the healthiest versions to be found. It’s made of paleo coconut whipped cream, blueberries, strawberries, almonds and coconut flakes. First you need to toast the coconut flakes and the almonds until they they are fragrant. Then in a bowl make layers of fruit and the coconut almond mix and add whipped cream on top.
9. Meyer Lemon Vanilla Parfait
The mini lemon and vanilla cream parfait recipe will get you approximately ten mini desserts. You are going to love the vanilla layer. It is made of vanilla bean paste, heavy cream and powdered sugar. The lemon curd also adds much to the taste. For topping, you can use graham cracker crumbs.
10. Apple Pear Parfait
The parfait is made of fruit and Greek yogurt, so you actually eat something healthy and sweet at the same time. You can add honey and cinnamon as well. They make it even more delicious. According to the recipe you need apple and pear, but you can choose other fruit as well.