Creamy parfaits are perfect for any time of the day. Try one with fresh fruit and yogurt for breakfast or with decadent chocolate and whipped cream for dessert!Looking for more fruit recipes? Check out these quick and easy fruit desserts or these sweet and savory fruit recipes.
Not only is this picture-perfect parfait delicious, it’s also a refreshingly light way to start the morning.
Recipe: Yogurt Parfait with Granola, Raspberries, and Candied Ginger
A homemade sweetened whipped cream is the perfect topping for these addictive banana parfaits.
Recipe: Banana Pudding Parfaits
These sweet, coffee-flavored treats are easy to make, thanks in part to the addition of fresh, creamy ricotta cheese.
Recipe: Cappuccino Parfaits
Enjoy this quick orange-berry parfait for a light, no-cook dinner, breakfast, or snack.
Recipe: Cottage Cheese Parfait
Turn leftover loaves into creamy, nutty parfaits by soaking bread crumbs with whisked sugar and rum. Serve over melted chocolate and top with light, fluffy whipped cream.
Recipe: Chocolate-Bread Parfaits
“I love a hot fudge sundae, but this is more refreshing,” says Jimmy Bradley about this light, citrusy mousse layered with orange granita and chopped almonds.
Recipe: Citrus-Granita and Orange-Mousse Parfaits
These killer parfaits are the perfect contrast of cold, crunchy, and creamy. They’re fabulous for entertaining, because you can make the caramel cream, granita, and caramel ahead of time and assemble them just before serving. The crunch can also be served over vanilla ice cream.
Recipe: Caramel-Tangerine Parfaits
Maggie Leung’s reimagined cheesecake has three components: a creamy, tangy cheesecake custard, crunchy cornmeal shortbread, and fresh blueberry compote.
Recipe: Lemon-Blueberry Cheesecake Parfaits
Tart, sour, and just a bit sweet, these creamy parfaits make a refreshing summer dessert.
Recipe: Blueberry-Lime Parfaits
This recipe is Ina Garten’s delicious, inventive take on the flavors of a traditional pumpkin pie.
Recipe: Pumpkin Mousse Parfaits
This refreshing parfait is a great afternoon treat, ready in 25 minutes.
Recipe: Fresh Raspberry-Gelatin Parfaits
Once you try homemade pudding, you will never buy pre-packaged from the store again. This pumpkin flavored pudding is sweet way to end a holiday meal.
Recipe: Pumpkin Pudding Parfaits
This flavorful citrus fruit adds a dramatic ruby red color to recipes both sweet and savory.
Recipe: Blood Orange Sorbet Parfaits
This flax seed granola parfait calls for healthful, homemade flax seed granola, but in a pinch store-bought granola will do.
Recipe: Flax Seed Granola Parfait
This easy treat is a light and colorful way to end a meal. Kids will like learning how to build the different fruit-filled layers.
Recipe: Mango and Raspberry Parfait
Thick and creamy Greek-style yogurt is a fast and healthy base for tangy parfaits. Here, Food & Wine‘s Grace Parisi folds some of the yogurt with lemon juice and zest, mixes the rest with chunky cherry preserves, then spoons the yogurt into glasses in alternate layers.
Recipe: Lemon-Cherry Yogurt Parfait
Skip the ice cream. Blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, and coconut make this yogurt parfait the perfect (and healthy!) summer treat.
Recipe: Mixed Summer Berry and Yogurt Parfaits with Toasted Coconut