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Cinnamon Mocha Parfaits Recipe

Cinnamon Mocha Parfaits Recipe

By modifying a standard pudding recipe, I came up with this smooth and creamy indulgence featuring my two favorite flavors. Besides making desserts, I enjoy crafting and gathering wild edibles around our rural acreage.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
  • Dash salt
  • Dash ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/3 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups whipped topping, divided
  • Chocolate curls

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, combine the first six ingredients; gradually stir in milk until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in butter and vanilla.
  • 2. Spoon 3 tablespoons into each of four parfait glasses. Pour the remaining pudding into a bowl; cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Fold in 1 cup whipped topping. Spoon into parfait glasses. Garnish with remaining whipped topping; top with chocolate curls. Yield: 4 servings.