Fruit Parfaits Recipe
Fruit Parfaits Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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These parfaits are a refreshing fruity treat, and you can use whatever flavor of gelatin you like. Because it calls for canned fruit, you can rely on it as a tasty dessert anytime of year.—Erlene Cornelius, Spring City, Tennessee
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) fruit cocktail
  • 1 package (3 ounces) lemon gelatin
  • 8 ice cubes (1-1/2 cups crushed ice)

Directions

Drain fruit cocktail, reserving syrup. Divide fruit among four parfait glasses and set aside. Add water to the syrup to measure 3/4 cup; pour into a saucepan. Bring to a boil.
Place gelatin in a blender; carefully add syrup. Cover and blend on low until gelatin is dissolved, about 30 seconds. Add ice; cover and blend until dissolved, about 1 minute. Pour over the fruit. Cover and refrigerate until set, about 15 minutes. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Fruit Parfaits in Taste of Home April/May 1998, p9

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 69 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 53mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit.

  • 1 can (15 ounces) fruit cocktail
  • 1 package (3 ounces) lemon gelatin
  • 8 ice cubes (1-1/2 cups crushed ice)
  1. Drain fruit cocktail, reserving syrup. Divide fruit among four parfait glasses and set aside. Add water to the syrup to measure 3/4 cup; pour into a saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  2. Place gelatin in a blender; carefully add syrup. Cover and blend on low until gelatin is dissolved, about 30 seconds. Add ice; cover and blend until dissolved, about 1 minute. Pour over the fruit. Cover and refrigerate until set, about 15 minutes. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Fruit Parfaits in Taste of Home April/May 1998, p9

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