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Strawberry Mousse Parfaits

 Strawberry Mousse Parfaits
This luxuriously smooth mousse is arranged into visually appealing strawberry and whipped cream layers that add charm to a dessert favorite. —Mary Lou Timpson, Colorado City, Arizona
12 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, thawed, undrained
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon red food coloring, optional
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped

Directions

  • Place strawberries in a food processor; process until pureed. In a
  • small saucepan, combine cornstarch and strawberries until blended.
  • Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Transfer to a large bowl; refrigerate until chilled.
  • Set aside 1 cup strawberry mixture. Add condensed milk, orange juice
  • and, if desired, food coloring to remaining mixture; stir until
  • blended. Fold in whipped cream.
  • Spoon 1/4 cup cream mixture into each of 12 parfait dishes or
  • cocktail glasses. Layer each with 4 teaspoons of reserved strawberry
  • mixture and 1/4 cup cream mixture. Refrigerate until serving. Yield:
  • 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 parfait equals 294 calories, 18 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 59 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.