Blueberry Peach Parfaits Recipe

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Blueberry Peach Parfaits Recipe
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Blueberry Peach Parfaits Recipe

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"We have peach trees and blueberry bushes, so combining those fresh fruits with a thick old-fashioned custard sauce is an extraordinary summer treat," relates field editor Suzanne McKinley, Lyons, Georgia
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 medium ripe peaches, peeled and sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh blueberries
  • Whipped cream

Directions

In a saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir in milk until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot mixture into eggs; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
In six parfait glasses, layer 2 rounded tablespoons of custard, two to three peach slices and 2 tablespoons blueberries; repeat layers. Top with whipped cream. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Blueberry Peach Parfaits in Taste of Home June/July 2002, p8

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 192 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 160mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 medium ripe peaches, peeled and sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh blueberries
  • Whipped cream
  1. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir in milk until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot mixture into eggs; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  2. In six parfait glasses, layer 2 rounded tablespoons of custard, two to three peach slices and 2 tablespoons blueberries; repeat layers. Top with whipped cream. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Blueberry Peach Parfaits in Taste of Home June/July 2002, p8

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muffbear74 User ID: 209131 204975
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2014

"The custard was very good and the fruit made us feel like it was a healthy snack."

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barfive User ID: 53274 36016
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2012

"My kids love the custard of this parfait and we use any fresh fruit with it. I have to make double the amount of custard."

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