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Nectarine & Strawberry Parfait

  • 30 m
  • 30 m
EatingWell Test Kitchen
“The nectarines, strawberries and cream in this strawberry parfait recipe are laced with a sweet wine syrup. For a party, make the components ahead and assemble the strawberry parfaits when you're ready to serve. ”


    • ¾ cup sweet white wine, such as Sauternes or sweet Riesling
    • ½ cup honey
    • 2 ripe but firm nectarines, thinly sliced
    • 2 cups quartered hulled strawberries
    • ½ cup whipping cream or heavy cream
    • 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt


  • 1 Combine wine and honey in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat; boil until reduced to about ½ cup, 6 to 10 minutes.
  • 2 Combine nectarines and strawberries in a medium bowl and toss with ¼ cup of the wine syrup. Refrigerate the remaining ¼ cup syrup for at least 10 minutes to cool.
  • 3 Beat cream in a medium bowl until stiff peaks form. Fold or beat in yogurt and the cooled wine syrup just until combined.
  • 4 Spoon a scant ¼ cup yogurt-cream into each of 4 dessert glasses or bowls and top with about ½ cup of the fruit mixture. Repeat with another layer of each.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate the fruit and yogurt cream in separate containers for up to 4 hours.
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