Fourth of July Parfait
Patriotic parfaits made with red, white and blue layers of deliciousness.
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)
- 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.
- 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.