TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1-1/4 cups fresh raspberries, divided
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream
  • 1/4 cup sour cream

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 222 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 91mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 6g fiber), 7g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fruit, 1 fat, 1/2 fat-free milk.


  1. Mash 1 cup raspberries and press through a strainer. Reserve enough juice to measure 1/4 cup. Discard seeds and pulp. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch; stir in reserved juice until smooth. Add strawberries and cook over low heat until mixture comes to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice and remaining raspberries; cool.
  2. In two parfait glasses, layer half the ice cream, a fourth of the berry sauce, half the sour cream and a fourth of the berry sauce. Repeat layers. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Two-Berry Parfaits in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p280

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