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Black Cherry Cream Parfaits Recipe

Black Cherry Cream Parfaits Recipe

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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