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Mandarin Orange and Strawberry Parfait

Mandarin Orange and Strawberry Parfait
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Mandarin Orange and Strawberry Parfait | Erica Robbin

  • Servings: 8
  • Difficulty: Easy
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A perfectly light and balanced dessert.


Credit: ericarobbin.com

Ingredients

    STRAWBERRY COMPOTE:

  • 3 cups strawberries, chopped or sliced
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • HOMEMADE WHIPPED CREAM:

  • 16 oz (1 pt/473 ml) heavy whipping cream
  • 3-6 tablespoon granulated sugar (to taste)
  • Pinch of cream of tartar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:

  • 6 oz (170 grams) vanilla yogurt
  • Two 10 oz jars mandarin oranges, drained

Directions

    STRAWBERRY COMPOTE:
  1. Bring strawberries and sugar to boil.
  2. Cook until just slightly soft, leaving color to remain.
  3. Strain out liquid.
  4. Lightly puree if desired and set aside to cool.
  5. HOMEMADE WHIPPED CREAM:

  6. Whip cream, sugar, cream of tartar, vanilla, and almond extract together until light and fluffy.
  7. MANDARIN ORANGE AND STRAWBERRY PARFAIT ASSEMBLY:

  8. Fold vanilla yogurt into whipped cream, reserving some of the whipped cream for topping.
  9. Layer parfait by alternating fruits and cream.
  10. Top with whipped cream as desired.

Happy National Whipped Cream Day! I love homemade whipped cream. It’s so easy to make. Between the light, fluffy texture and how you can control the sweetness and add any kind of flavoring you like, it’s a real treat. It’s great for any dessert, can use it as an icing, and makes a delicious addition to coffee. It also goes by the name Chantilly cream or crème Chantilly.

This recipe combines the elements of sweet and tangy from the mandarin oranges and strawberries, as well as the whipping cream and yogurt for a perfectly light and balanced dessert.

Let me know if you make this one and what are some of your favorite ways to enjoy whipping cream?

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