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Fourth of July Parfait

No recipe image available.Patriotic parfaits made with red, white and blue layers of deliciousness.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
6 tablespoons powdered sugar
1 cup whipping cream
1 to 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice, to taste
1 pint fresh blueberries, rinsed, drained and lightly sprinkled with granulated sugar
1 pint fresh red raspberries, rinsed, drained and lightly sprinkled with granulated sugar
Fresh mint leaves for garnish (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese and powdered sugar with an electric mixer until fluffy. Slowly add whipping cream a little at a time, beating until mixture is fluffy. Add lemon juice, to taste.
  2. To assemble parfaits, use parfait glasses, tall wine glasses or champagne flutes. Spoon 1 inch of blueberries into glass, top with a dollop of cream then spoon 1 inch of raspberries, followed by another dollop of cream. Spoon another layer of blueberries, another dollop of cream and top the parfait with a spoonful of red raspberries. Garnish with mint leaves, if desired.

Makes 6 servings.