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Recipe of the Day: Blackberry Parfaits

Recipe shared by the Cabin in the Woods blog


Blackberry Parfaits


18 oz of blackberries plus more for garnish

1 cup of granulated sugar

2 oz of creme de cassis - optional

1½ cups of mascarpone cheese

⅓ (heaping) cup of sour cream

3 - 4 Tbs of honey

8 - 9 lady fingers or cookie of your choice.


In a medium sized saucepan over medium/high heat, add the the berries, sugar and creme de cassis. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium/low and cook for about 20 minutes, or until the mixture just starts to thicken, remove from the heat and let cool.

In a medium sized mixing bowl, stir together the mascarpone, sour cream and honey until smooth, if the mixture seems too thick, add a little more sour cream.

To assemble, break the cookies in small pieces and place in the bottom of 6 parfait glasses, then spoon in the berry sauce, then the mascarpone mixture, chill overnight or at least for 2 hours.

To serve, top with whipped cream and garnish with whole berries and a cookie if you like, YUM!


I think these parfaits are even better if they are chilled overnight! Just add the whipped cream right before serving.

Check out more recipes at cabininthewoodsblog.com

Recipe shared by Ice Cream Scientist Dr. Maya ST.