Red Velvet, Berry & Cream Parfaits

Red Velvet, Berry & Cream Parfaits

by Andrea Correale of Elegant Affairs

Fresh berries and fresh whipped cream, make these parfairs a light and elegant dessert.

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 3 cups fresh blackberries or raspberries
  • 8 inch red velvet cake

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Bake a red velvet cake in a 8 inch pan, using your favorite recipe, and let it cool.
  • Combine cream cheese, and sugar in a bowl. Using a hand mixer, beat on a medium-high speed until creamy.
  • Add in the heavy cream and mix on low speed, until the mixture has a pudding-like consistency.
  • Line the bottom of your glasses or dessert cups with cake and a layer of cream. Add another layer of cake, followed by another layer of cream, then add in a layer of berries.
  • Repeat these layers until you fill your glass or desert cup. 
  • Refrigerate for at least one hour, and garnish each serving with a cookie or pastry of your choice.
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