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    Tempting Strawberry Parfait With a Key Lime Twist

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    1 hr

    5 mins

    55 mins

    Pie Queen's Note:

    A deliciously tempting desert, that looks extremely impressive but can be made in advance for dinner parties.

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    1. 1
      Strawberry layer - Heat the orange juice with strawberries on medium heat for about 5 minutes until they are soft. Taste the.
    2. 2
      Strawberry-Orange mixture when chilled, depending on the ripeness of the fruit you may need to increase the sweetness to taste with honey or confectioners sugar.
    3. 3
      Mash with potato masher or for a smooth puree blend in a food processor. Allow to cool.
    4. 4
      Cream layer - Combine thawed Cool Whip, ricotta, brandy, lime and honey.
    5. 5
      Cracker layer - Crush the graham crackers coarsely and mix with pecans.
    6. 6
      Parfait - Layer the mixture into a wine glass. Start with the strawberry layer then next sprinkle the graham cracker layer on top.
    7. 7
      Pour the cream layer on top. Repeat with graham crackers, strawberry and top with the cream.
    8. 8
      Chill for 30 minutes.
    9. 9
      Garnish with a pecan, strawberry or orange slice.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 23, 2008


      5 stars for this gorgeous, outstanding, delicious dessert. It tasted a light, fluffy lime cheesecake with a fruity strawberry sauce. The pureed strawberry layer is quite runny due to the frozen strawberries and juice. However, the layers still held, and the consistancy and texture differences made this dessert all that much more special. After 30 minutes in the fridge some of the strawberry juices had soaked into the graham layer, which was okay by me. I did not have very big wine glasses so used three parfait glasses, which gave a good sized serving. Thanks so much for such an original winner of a creation. Reviewed for RSC #11.

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    • on February 22, 2008


      We loved this recipe and really enjoyed the light taste. And it is so easy to prepare. Only change I would make would be a bit less ricotta and a bit more Cool Whip (I used fat free Cool Whip & light ricotta).

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    Nutritional Facts for Tempting Strawberry Parfait With a Key Lime Twist

    Serving Size: 1 (261 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 480.6
    Calories from Fat 235
    Total Fat 26.2 g
    Saturated Fat 10.8 g
    Cholesterol 30.1 mg
    Sodium 227.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 49.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
    Sugars 28.2 g
    Protein 10.7 g

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