Berry Ricotta Parfaits

Berry Ricotta Parfaits

Looking for pretty dessert for a summer get-together, but don't want to turn on the oven? Enjoy these parfaits with the classic flavors of fresh fruit pie topped with sweet cream. The ricotta cheese adds a little modern update on the traditional taste you love.

servings
4

Ingredients









Cooking Instructions

1

Gently toss raspberries with 1 tablespoon sugar and orange liqueur, if desired, in a medium bowl. Let stand for 30-35 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until berries have darkened and released liquid.


2

Combine cracker crumbs and butter in another bowl..


3

Beat ricotta, cream, vanilla and the remaining sugar until blended and fluffy, about 30-60 seconds. 


4

Spoon 2 tablespoons cracker crumb mixture in each of four parfait glasses. Layer with 2-3 tablespoons of ricotta mixture and 2 tablespoons berries. Repeat layers. Top with liquid from berries.


Recipe Tips:
  • Any brand of Wisconsin ricotta cheese can be used.
  • We used Grand Marnier liqueur in this recipe.
cheese iconCheesemonger Tip:
Crafted in small batches to guarantee freshness, BelGioioso's Ricotta con Latte® is an award-winning cheese. The texture is soft and creamy, and the flavor is mild and milky.

Ingredients









Cooking Instructions

1

Gently toss raspberries with 1 tablespoon sugar and orange liqueur, if desired, in a medium bowl. Let stand for 30-35 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until berries have darkened and released liquid.


2

Combine cracker crumbs and butter in another bowl..


3

Beat ricotta, cream, vanilla and the remaining sugar until blended and fluffy, about 30-60 seconds. 


4

Spoon 2 tablespoons cracker crumb mixture in each of four parfait glasses. Layer with 2-3 tablespoons of ricotta mixture and 2 tablespoons berries. Repeat layers. Top with liquid from berries.


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