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Ice Cream Parfait

A French parfait is typically a frozen custard, but in America the dessert is most known for the tall glass that it comes in while the ingredients can vary widely. Ice cream is common favorite in a parfait, but you can also use sorbet, sherbet, yogurt, and myriad other ingredients for a sophisticated dessert.

Fun-Day Sundae Parfait

Better Homes and Gardens

Make these layered frozen yogurt parfaits as a healthy desserts for kids.

Total: 15 mins

Cookies-and-Cream Parfaits

Better Homes and Gardens

Kids love layering the strawberries, cream and crushed cookies in the parfait glasses as much as they love eating this luscious dessert.

Total: 40 mins

Red, White and Blue Parfaits

Better Homes and Gardens

You can substitute raspberry or strawberry low-fat yogurt for the vanilla in these easy-to-make fruit parfaits. Serve them at your next patriotic gathering. A diabetic favorite.

Total: 15 mins

Sorbet-Melon Parfaits

Better Homes and Gardens

This so-easy summer cooler is the ideal addition to a collection of low-calorie dessert recipes. Top melon balls with sorbet and a splash of sparkling wine.

Total: 15 mins

Strawberry and Rhubarb with Cheesecake Cream

Better Homes and Gardens

Spring's classic pie combo layers beautifully with a sweet cream cheese custard. Top with shortbread cookie or graham cracker crumbles for a bit of "crust."

Total: 20 mins

Tropical Panna Cotta Parfaits


The key ingredient to transform whole milk and low-fat buttermilk into panna cotta: gelatin. This fruity dessert looks restaurant-worthy, but is a cinch to make.

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