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Strawberry-Lemon Parfait

Strawberry-Lemon ParfaitA fluffy mixture of whipped cream and and lemon curd is layered alternately with fresh strawberries to create this luscious parfait.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup whipping cream
1/2 cup prepared lemon curd*
Grated peel of 1 lemon
2 pint baskets fresh California strawberries, stemmed and sliced
Mint sprigs for garnish (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. In medium bowl whip cream to form stiff peaks.
  2. In another medium bowl mix about one-fourth of the cream into lemon curd to blend thoroughly, then fold in remaining cream and the lemon peel. Chill.
  3. To serve, arrange 3 layers of strawberries and 2 layers of lemon cream in each of 4 stemmed glasses, beginning and ending with strawberries. Garnish with mint, if desired.

Makes 4 servings.

*Lemon curd is available in the jam and jelly section or gourmet foods section of most supermarkets. Or, see our favorite recipe: Lemon Curd.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): 215 calories; 2 g protein; 12 g fat; 26 g carbohydrate; 43 mg cholesterol.

Recipe provided courtesy of California Strawberry Commission. ©2003 California Strawberry Commission. All rights reserved. Used with permission.