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Mini Raspberry Mousse Parfaits

Sweet, tart and delicious, this elegant recipe is the perfect finish to a special meal. Better still, the parfaits can be made ahead of time for easy entertaining. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1-3/4 cups fresh or frozen unsweetened raspberries, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons orange juice
  • 1-1/3 cups whipped topping
  • 12 cubes angel food cake (1/2-inch cubes)


  • Press raspberries through a strainer and discard seeds and pulp. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch; stir in raspberry juice. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Refrigerate until chilled.
  • Divide raspberry mixture in half. Stir orange juice into one portion; set aside. Place remaining mixture in a small bowl; fold in whipped topping.
  • Divide angel food cake among four small cocktail glasses or dessert dishes. Layer each with a scant tablespoon of reserved raspberry-orange mixture and 1/3 cup creamy mixture. Refrigerate until serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 parfait: 143 calories, 4g fat (4g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 29mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.

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  • cgisi
    Jan 18, 2013

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    Dec 31, 2012

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  • waltpat4life
    Dec 23, 2012

    This was absolutely delicious! I used real whipping cream instead of the fake stuff and didn't add sugar. It was not too sweet which we all liked. I served it for dessert after our Christmas dinner and it was "just right".

  • averyalyssa
    Dec 15, 2012

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  • eyeball4
    Dec 13, 2012

    teatreats: raspberry desserts are always the last to be eaten so glad to know this was made with another flavor!! Thanks so much!! because it sounds yummy!!

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    Dec 13, 2012

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  • air
    Apr 8, 2010

    Very very good. My husband like it and he dont like much. Mrs D.H.

  • irenegentz
    Apr 7, 2010

    just absolutely wonderful