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Iced Tea  Parfaits Recipe
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Iced Tea Parfaits Recipe

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Here’s a parfait that’s perfect for a garden or patio party. Tea adds a wonderfully unexpected flavor to gelatin. And kids will have fun finding the cherry at the bottom.—Teena Petrus, Johnstown, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 3 individual tea bags
  • 1 package (3 ounces) lemon gelatin
  • 4 maraschino cherries
  • 1-1/2 cups whipped topping, divided
  • 4 lemon slices

Nutritional Facts

1 parfait equals 162 calories, 5 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 48 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat; add tea bags. Cover and steep for 5 minutes. Discard tea bags. Stir gelatin into tea until completely dissolved. Cool slightly.
  2. Pour 1/4 cup gelatin mixture into each of four parfait glasses. Place a cherry in each glass; refrigerate until set but not firm, about 1 hour. Transfer remaining gelatin mixture to a small bowl; refrigerate for 1 hour or until soft-set.
  3. Whisk gelatin mixture for 2-3 minutes or until smooth. Stir in 1/2 cup whipped topping; spoon into parfait glasses. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Just before serving, top with remaining whipped topping and garnish with lemon slices. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Iced Tea Parfaits in Country Woman April/May 2010, p42

Nutritional Facts

1 parfait equals 162 calories, 5 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 48 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

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Reviewed May. 17, 2014

These are super easy and the taste of tea really is great and surprising. I am a tea fan, so I have all sorts of teas. You can make these with any flavor you like. I have some berry teas that create amazing colors.

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Reviewed May. 12, 2013

Super easy! Light and tasty and refreshing. Will definitely make again.

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Reviewed Sep. 16, 2012

So tasty, my husband and the children love.......I keep it!

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Reviewed Jul. 25, 2010

easy, yummy and light

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