Friday, August 22, 2014

Summer Berry Parfaits

Serves 8| Hands-On Time: 20m| Total Time: 50m

1 1/2 quarts strawberries, hulled and quartered (about 6 cups)
2 cups blueberries
1 cup raspberries
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest, plus 1 teaspoon lemon juice
kosher salt
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1.Toss the strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, granulated sugar, lemon zest and juice, and a pinch of salt in a large bowl. Let sit, stirring occasionally, until the berries are juicy, 20 to 30 minutes.

2.In a separate bowl, whip the cream, confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla until soft peaks form.

3.Layer the cream and berries in eight 8-ounce jars or parfait cups, dividing evenly.

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