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Whipped Ricotta Parfait with Cherries

Mary Ann Esposito

SERVES 4

Ingredients

1 cup pitted and quartered Bing cherries plus extra on stems for garnish
2 cups ricotta cheese, well drained
2 tablespoons plus 1/3 cup sugar
3/4  cup whipping cream
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup sliced and toasted almonds

Directions

In a bowl combine the cherries and 2 tablespoons of the sugar. Set aside.

In another bowl combine the ricotta cheese and sugar and whip until smooth. Add the vanilla and fold in.

Whip the cream until stiff and fold into the ricotta mixture.

Divide and layer in 4 parfait or ice cream dishes, a little of the ricotta, cherries, and almonds. Continue making layers until all the ingredients are used up.

Chill for an hour. Top with a cherry on a stem and serve.

This recipe is featured on show 2120 – Handmade Fresh Cheese.

This recipe is featured on Episode 2120 of Season 20.

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  1. Stella Grove's avatar

    Stella Grove

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    I am so thrilled that I got this recipe.
    Thank you.
    I would like to use it for someones 80 th. birthday as she loves cherries and doesn't like anything too sweet. I'm hopeing I can make one parfait as a possible substitute for English Trifle.

    Thank you for your help.
  2. Stella Grove's avatar

    Stella Grove

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    I am so thrilled that I got this recipe.
    Thank you.
    I would like to use it for someones 80 th. birthday as she loves cherries and doesn't like anything too sweet. I'm hopeing I can make one parfait as a possible substitute for English Trifle.

    Thank you for your help.
  3. Theresa Parker's avatar

    Theresa Parker

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    Thanks for a non-gluten recipe that is easy and sounds great!

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