Temptation For Food

Frozen Mixed Berry Parfait

Ingredients

1 egg yolk
35 ml thickened cream
1 tablespoon caster sugar
2 teaspoons water
1/4 cup frozen mixed berries (defrosted)*
1/4 teaspoon gelatine
Garnish
40g fresh blueberries
40g fresh raspberries
40g fresh strawberries, quartered
Mint leaves
2 viola flowers (optional)

Method

Serves 2  (This recipe can be made the day before)

  1. In a small bowl whip, the cream until soft peaks forms using an electric mixer and place in the fridge to chill.
  2. In a food processor blitz mixed berries and set aside.
  3. In another bowl, beat egg yolk and 1 teaspoon warm water with an electric mixer or whisk until pale.
  4. Place the sugar and 2 teaspoons water in a saucepan, and boil until mixture reaches 100°C (210°F) on a thermometer.
  5. Gradually add sugar syrup into the egg yolk, pouring in on the side of the bowl, while beating on high speed. Continue beating until mixture reaches room temperature and resembles a pale but well-thickened custard. This should require 4–5 minutes of vigorous beating.
  6. Sprinkle gelatine over 2 tablespoons water and heat gently, and mix into the egg mixture.
  7. Carefully fold cream and berry puree into the yolk mixture and pour into 2 x (6 x 5cm), 100 ml silicon molds (these are the easiest to unmould) or something similar in size and place in freezer for 4 hours or overnight.

To Serve

Arrange raspberries, strawberries and blueberries on each serving plate leaving enough room in the centre for the parfait’s and place 3 mint leaves on top of the berries. When ready to serve, place parfaits in the centre and garnish with a viola flower on the top and serve immediately.

Chefs Notes

* I used frozen mixed berries for better colour, however, you can use a mix of fresh berries.  If you don’t have any edible flowers, just place a couple of raspberries on top and garnish with a mint leaf.

Impress Someone You Love

Enter your email to get your free copy of the Ultimate Date Night Dinner guide including a delicious 3 course dinner menu (made easy) complete with detailed cooking and plating instructions and full color photographs.

You'll also receive my monthly newsletter full of original chef-designed recipes for two, menu ideas, cooking techniques and tips.

You Might Also Like

Please Leave a Comment

Welcome

Here you’ll find delicious restaurant quality recipes for your romantic dinner for two.

Every original recipe is designed to blend amazing combinations of flavours and textures. With simple, foolproof instructions, beautiful photographs, and detailed presentation tips, you’ll be sure to impress that special person in your life.

Thank you for visiting and happy cooking!

Date Night

Get your free copy of the Ultimate Date Night Dinner guide.

Follow Me

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Impress Someone You Love

Get your free copy of the ultimate date night in dinner guide

Plus monthly chef designed recipes, tips and more

x