Vanilla and Danish Strawberry Parfait with Crunchy Muesli Meringue

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11Ingredients
290Calories
75Minutes

Simple looking, but don’t let it fool you; this parfait is bursting with tangy, sweet, and refreshing flavors! With a vanilla base, sweet strawberries, and a frothy meringue on top, this dessert combines subtle European dessert techniques with highly sweet American favorites. Incorporating a crunchy texture elevates the overall pleasure of the dish. Providing alternating layers of savory and sweet flavors, even the pickiest children won’t be able to resist it’s scrumptiousness.

Ingredients

  • 350 grams cream (liquid)
  • 1 vanilla pod (cut in half lengthwise)
  • sugar syrup (9 cl.)
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 150 grams granulated sugar
  • 80 grams muesli (with hazelnuts or almonds)
  • 100 grams strawberries
  • 2 teaspoons icing sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

  1. Heat the cream in a saucepan with the vanilla pod.
  2. Remove from heat and cover.
  3. Let infuse for 30 minutes, then scrape the inside of the pod using the tip of a knife.
  4. In a saucepan, heat the syrup.
  5. Pour the egg yolks in the blender, add warm syrup. Blend until the mixture is cold and frothy.
  6. Whip the cream into chantilly.
  7. Gently add the egg mixture/syrup to the cream.
  8. Pour into flexible molds (half spheres), smooth the surface, and freeze overnight at least.
  9. Preheat oven to 125 degrees Celsius.
  10. Beat the egg whites with sugar and vinegar until stiff Add the muesli.
  11. Using a tablespoon, drop spoonfuls of dough onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  12. Stick the parchment paper's 4 corners to the tray using a little bit of meringue, it'll stop the paper from rising during baking.
  13. Bake for 45 minutes.
  14. Mix strawberries, icing sugar, and lemon juice.
  15. To serve: pour a little sauce in the bottom, remove the parfaits from the mold, add 2 meringues broken into chunks, strawberry mixture, and fresh verbena leaves.
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NutritionView more

290Calories
Sodium3%DV75mg
Fat20%DV13g
Protein10%DV5g
Carbs13%DV40g
Fiber4%DV1g

PER SERVING *

Calories290Calories from Fat120
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat13g20%
Saturated Fat8g40%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol110mg37%
Sodium75mg3%
Potassium190mg5%
Protein5g10%
Calories from Fat120
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate40g13%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars31g62%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Deborah N. 8 Jul 2015
This is a refreshing dessert for a hot evening. I usually double the batch and freeze it for at least 72 hours before serving to ensure it holds together.