Fresh Berry Parfait: Layered Summer Dessert

The sun-kissed days of summer call for delightful treats that embody the season’s vibrancy. Our Fresh Berry Parfait is a symphony of colors, textures, and flavors that encapsulate the essence of summer. With layers of luscious berries, velvety cream, and delicate pastry, this dessert is a masterpiece that brings the joy of summer to your plate.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup strawberries, washed and sliced
  • 1 cup blueberries, fresh and plump
  • 1 cup raspberries, vibrant and juicy
  • 1 ½ cups whipped cream, homemade or store-bought
  • 1 cup granola, for that delightful crunch
  • Fresh mint leaves for garnish

Instructions

  1. Gently wash all the berries and pat them dry.
  2. In serving glasses or jars, start by layering a spoonful of whipped cream to create the base.
  3. Add a handful of mixed berries, allowing their colors to create an enticing visual contrast.
  4. Sprinkle a layer of granola for a satisfying crunch that complements the creaminess.
  5. Repeat the layers until the glass is almost full, finishing with a dollop of whipped cream and a few berries on top.
  6. Garnish with fresh mint leaves to add a touch of freshness.
  7. Chill the parfaits in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A delightful summer dessert that layers a medley of fresh berries, whipped cream, and granola for a symphony of flavors and textures.

Nutrition information: Calories: 220 | Total Fat: 8g | Total Carbohydrates: 35g | Fiber: 6g | Protein: 4g

The Fresh Berry Parfait is more than a dessert; it’s a celebration of summer’s bounty. Each spoonful bursts with the natural sweetness of berries, the creaminess of whipped cream, and the satisfying crunch of granola. It’s a dessert that not only delights your taste buds but also elevates your spirit as you savor the essence of summer. Whether enjoyed as a refreshing treat on a lazy afternoon or presented as a stunning finale to a summer soirée, this layered delight is a testament to the beauty and flavors of the sunniest season.

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