Berry Springtime Parfaits
A perfect dessert to ring in the arrival of spring. Fresh berries layered with mascarpone cheese, cream and chocolate is a treat that all will love.
1/2 cup quartered fresh strawberries
1/2 cup fresh raspberries
1/2 cup fresh blackberries
1/2 cup fresh blueberries
1/4 cup raspberry or blackberry liqueur
1 (8-ounce) container mascarpone cheese (plain or coffee flavor)
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
20 NESTLÉ CRUNCH or Milk Chocolate NestEggs, unwrapped, chopped*
6 wrapped NESTLÉ CRUNCH or Milk Chocolate NestEggs, for garnish*
- Combine strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and liqueur in medium bowl. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
- Combine cheese, cream, sugar and vanilla extract in small mixer bowl. Beat on high speed until thick; fold in chopped Nestlé Nesteggs. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
- Layer 6 parfait glasses with alternating berries and cream mixture, ending with cream mixture. Top each parfait with 1 wrapped Nestlé Nestegg.
Makes 6 servings.
*NESTLÉ Nesteggs are available March through mid-April. When not available substitute with Nestle Chocolate Miniatures.
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