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Berry Strawberry Parfait

America, North: Europe

My family has enjoyed this recipe for many years. My mom use to make one for my when i was little and i enjoyed it so much ,and they are so delishes. My grandmother showed my mom how to make it and she has shown me as well. My brother knows how to make it too ,and he says it's his favorate desert.

By:Wesley Parfait


1 package (10 ounces) frozen raspberries or strawberries in syrup, thawed
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 cups sliced strawberries, 1 pint
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 quart vanilla ice cream
fresh sliced strawberries and whipped cream


Drain frozen raspberries or strawberries, reserving syrup. Add enough water to the syrup to make 1 cup liquid. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch; stir in the reserved berry liquid. Add sliced fresh strawberries to mixture. Cook and stir over medium high heat until mixture thickens and boils. Remove from heat; stir in the thawed raspberries (or strawberries) and the lemon juice. Chill thoroughly. In parfait glasses, layer ice cream, berry sauce, sour cream, then more sauce. Repeat layers. Top with a scoop of ice cream and garnish with a small dollop of whipped cream and sliced fresh strawberries, as desired.

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