Berry bliss for kids!

Strawberries and cream parfait

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped strawberries
  • 4 teaspoons granulated sugar, divided
  • 5 ounces Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon milk, half-and-half 
  • or heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt
  • 1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs

 Directions

  • Place the strawberries in a small bowl and sprinkle with 2 teaspoons sugar. Toss gently and let sit for about 30 minutes, then strain to remove juices.
  • Whisk the yogurt, cream cheese, milk or cream, 2 teaspoons sugar, vanilla extract and salt until smooth.
  • Layer the ingredients, starting with graham crackers, followed by a layer of the cream mixture, then a layer of berries, then cream, berries and, finally, cream.
  • Sprinkle the top layer with graham cracker crumbs and top with a fresh strawberry.
  • Serve immediately.

Makes 2 parfaits

Source: This recipe was adapted from brighteyedbaker.com.



Bonus: Check out our no-bake recipe for fresh strawberry pie!