Rainbow Sherbet/Ice Cream Parfait (Africa)

READY IN: 2mins
Recipe by twissis

This recipe is being posted for ZWT II & my source is africa.upenn.edu/Cookbook/Dessert. The intro says "It is my belief that parfaits are best made to order. If you must prepare ahead of time, freeze before adding the whipped cream."

Top Review by Studentchef

This is so delicious. All the flavours went well together, and I felt like a little girl again when sprinkling the chocolate srpinkles over the parfait.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 tablespoons strawberries (fresh or frozen, but thawed) or 6 tablespoons raspberries (fresh or frozen, but thawed)
  • 1 scoop raspberry sherbet (sml)
  • 1 scoop lime sherbet (sml)
  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream (sml)
  • whipped cream (to garnish)
  • multicolored candy sprinkles or chocolate sprinkles, to garnish


  1. In the bottom of a tall cold parfait glass, put 2 tbsp of strawberries (or raspberries). Add 1 sml scoop raspberry sherbet.
  2. Put another 2 tbsp of the strawberries (or raspberries) over the raspberry sherbet & add 1 sml scoop of lime sherbet.
  3. Put the remaining 2 tbsp of strawberries (or raspberries) over the lime sherbet & add 1 sml scoop of vanilla ice cream to fill the glass to the brim.
  4. Swirl whipped cream on top. (If you're ambitious, use a pastry bag to make a lrg star).
  5. Garnish whipped cream w/multicolored or chocolate sprinkles. Serve immediately.

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