Berry Springtime Parfait

A perfect dessert to ring in the arrival of spring. Fresh berries layered with mascarpone cheese, cream and chocolate is a treat that all will love.

Yield

6 servings

Ingredients

1/2 cup quartered fresh strawberries
1/2 cup fresh raspberries
1/2 cup fresh blackberries
1/2 cup fresh blueberries
1/4 cup raspberry or blackberry liqueur
1 (8-ounce) container mascarpone cheese (plain or coffee flavor)
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup confectioners' (powdered) sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
20 Nestlé Crunch or Milk Chocolate NestEggs, unwrapped, chopped*
6 wrapped Nestlé Crunch or Milk Chocolate NestEggs, for garnish*

Directions

Combine strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and liqueur in medium bowl. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Combine cheese, cream, sugar and vanilla extract in small mixer bowl. Beat on high speed until thick; fold in chopped Nestlé Nesteggs. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Layer 6 parfait glasses with alternating berries and cream mixture, ending with cream mixture. Top each parfait with 1 wrapped Nestlé Nestegg.

Additional Information

* Nestlé Nesteggs are available March through mid-April. When not available substitute with Nestlé Chocolate Miniatures.

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