Back to Fruit Parfaits

Print Options

 
 
 Print
Fruit Parfaits Recipe

Fruit Parfaits Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with reduced-sugar fruit cocktail and sugar-free gelatin) equals 69 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 53 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit.