Tapioca Pudding Parfaits

Recipe by Ms B.
READY IN: 50mins


  • 13
    cup sugar
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • 4
    tablespoons dry tapioca
  • 3 12
    cups milk
  • 34
    3/4 cup caramel sauce or 3/4 cup fruit preserves
  • 14
    1/4 cup decorative candies or 1/4 cup chocolate piece


  • Fill a large bowl with ice water and set aside.
  • Mix the sugar, tapioca, milk and egg yolks together in a medium saucepan.
  • Cook on medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a full boil.
  • Remove from heat, transfer the pudding to a medium bowl, and set in the ice bath.
  • Chill for at least 1 hour or until pudding cools completely.
  • To prepare the parfaits: place 3 tablespoons tapioca in a small parfait glass.
  • Spread one tablespoon of sauce or preserves over the tapioca.
  • Top with 3 more tablespoons tapioca and 1 more tablespoon sauce or preserves.
  • Finish with a final layer of 2 tablespoons tapioca.
  • Repeat with 5 more parfait dishes and garnish with nuts, candies, chocolate pieces, or a sprinkle of cinnamon, if desired.