Strawberry Parfaits

Take advantage of strawberry season and make this single-serving dessert recipe for your next party.

Strawberry Parfaits
Photo: Coral Von Zumwalt
Hands On Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
7 hrs
6 cups


  • ½ cup water

  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin

  • 16 ounce strawberries, hulled and quartered

  • ¼ cup raw sugar or piloncillo sugar

  • 16 ounce cream cheese at room temperature

  • ½ cup sweetened condensed milk

  • ½ cup evaporated milk

  • ½ cup powdered sugar

  • ½ cup chopped strawberries


  1. In a small saucepan bring the water to boiling. Add gelatin; stir to dissolve. Let cool.

  2. In a large bowl toss quartered strawberries and raw sugar until combined; let stand 20 minutes or until juices form.

  3. In a blender blend cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, and powdered sugar until very smooth. Add strawberry mixture; blend until very smooth.

  4. Using a fine-mesh strainer, strain gelatin mixture into a medium bowl. Strain cream cheese mixture to remove any lumps and add to gelatin mixture, whisking constantly. Gently stir in chopped strawberries. Pour mixture into six goblets. Chill about six hours or until set. Top with additional strawberries.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

360 Calories
23g Fat
34g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 360
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 220mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 42.1mg 211%
Calcium 162mg 12%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 301mg 6%
Folate, total 25.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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