Creamy Mocha Berry Parfait

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Annacia

Sweet temptations when berries are at their very best.

Top Review by Crafty Lady 13

So quick and easy to put together and also made a great looking dessert. I didn't have brandy extract so I used vanilla extract. I also used a combination of strawberries, blackberries and blueberries. The cream cheese and hint of coffee flavor were a wonderful addition. I used a mint chocolate candy bar for the shaved chocolate. Yum! Made for Summer, 2009 Photo Tag. Update: This recipe is in my Top Favorites of 2009 Cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14.79 ml cream cheese, softened
  • 4.92 ml sugar
  • 1.23 ml brandy extract (optional)
  • 4.92 ml instant coffee, dissolved in 1 tbsp. warm water
  • 88.74 ml thawed whipped topping
  • 1 semi-sweet chocolate baking square, shaved, divided
  • 236.59 ml fresh mixed berry (strawberries, raspberries, or even better, mixed with blueberries)

Directions

  1. Mix cream cheese, sugar, brandy extract and dissolved coffee in small bowl with wire whisk until well blended.
  2. Gently stir in whipped topping and half of the chocolate.
  3. Place 1/2 cup berries in each dessert dish. Top evenly with cream cheese mixture; sprinkle with remaining chocolate.
  4. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.

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