Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Parfait!

Parfait anyone?
When was the last time you had a parfait?
I made this easy peasy dessert and as I was about to put it together I realised I was out of pastry bags AND Ziploc bags so I just had to spoon in the chocolate mousse layer, so it doesn't look as pretty as I 'd like BUT it is so yummy :) and that is really all that matters!

The best part...it's sugar free so it's a sweet treat for my sweetheart.
We love black cherry jello and the sugar free is pretty good, but BORING, so I was trying to think of a way to male it special.
and this is what I came up with.

For the Chocolate Mousse
1 box sugar free instant chocolate pudding
1 container sugar/fat free whipped topping
1/2 c. milk
Mix it all together until the pudding is well combined into the topping
it will be thick and creamy.

2 boxes sugar free jello I used Black Cherry, but you can use what you like.
Follow instructions on box, make and chill until it's firm and you are ready to assemble.

Find a pretty glass or bowl or those parfait glasses you have hiding in a cabinet.
Layer in how you like.
I did jello, pudding, jello and whipped cream on top.

You can jazz it up how ever you like, this works for us and made Lee happy.
He could care less that I didn't have the mousse layer piped in and the jello layers aren't as level as I wanted them, he is just happy I made him a treat.
Do your fellas feel the same way?

So how about a parfait for your someone special, they are fun and yummy.

**One note on the pudding, I have made my mock "mousse" with store brand and name brand pudding, The "Jell-O" brand dissolves best. The store brands I have used stay grainy and don't dissolve as well and leave a "waxy" feel behind.**


5 comments:

  1. YUM-O!!!! I love parfaits and this one sounds delicious. Save me one. :)
    Thank you for your sweet comment.

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  2. My man would not mind at all if it was messy! He would just be happy I made it!
    I think it looks delicious!
    xxDaniella

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  3. Ethel,
    All I have to say is "Yum". Thanks for sharing!
    Love,
    Lucy

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  4. I'd like one please-looks yummy! Don't know if I ever had one!

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  5. Yum. I too make chocolate mousse with instant chocolate pudding and cool whip mixed together. It is always a hit and it is sugar free. Now I need to make some sugar free black cherry jello. Mmmmmm.

    Thanks for the recipe.
    Hugs. Jeanne

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