Friday, August 22, 2014
Summer Berry Parfaits
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
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.