Black Cherry Cream Parfaits Recipe
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Black Cherry Cream Parfaits Recipe

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"This dessert is light and cool but incredibly decadent-tasting," says Margaret Schmieder of Sparks, Nevada.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) black cherry gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups black cherry soda, chilled
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pitted dark sweet cherries, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 225 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 36mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in soda; refrigerate for 2 hours or until partially set.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners' sugar; beat until soft peaks form. Stir cherries and walnuts into gelatin; fold in whipped cream. Spoon into parfait glasses. Chill until firm. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Black Cherry Cream Parfaits in Taste of Home October/November 2002, p49

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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