RECIPE: Good rhubarb parfaits


Rhubarb is a summer time delight, a deal with to be loved in all kinds of baked goodies throughout the heat months, when the yard rhubarb patch is producing bundles of tangy and tart stalks.

The pure factor to do with considerable rhubarb is to make Strawberry Rhubarb Pie – we’ve received a fantastic recipe for that on our web site, if you happen to’re .

However if you happen to’re on the lookout for one thing a bit completely different, our Rhubarb Parfaits have to be tried to be believed. They’re creamy, wealthy and fruity, and that signature rhubarb tartness is accented by the sunshine spice of gingersnap. For those who’re having friends over (or if you happen to’d identical to to deal with your self to one thing good for dessert), serve them in wine glasses to point out off the colorful layered impact of the rhubarb and cream filling.



4 cups (1 L) diced rhubarb

1 cup (250 mL) sugar

1/2 tsp (2 mL) grated lemon peel

1/2 tsp (2 mL) vanilla

2 cups (500 mL) whipping cream

1/2 cup (125 mL) icing sugar

2/3 cup (150 mL) bitter cream

2 tbsp (25 mL) orange liqueur

2/3 cup (150 mL) gingersnap crumbs

Mix rhubarb, sugar and lemon peel in a nonreactive saucepan. Convey to a boil over medium warmth, stirring continually. Scale back warmth and simmer, stirring sometimes, till rhubarb falls aside and combination is thickened, about 15 – 20 minutes. Take away from warmth and let stand for quarter-hour.

Switch combination to a blender; puree till clean. Switch combination to a

bowl. Stir in vanilla and funky fully.

Utilizing medium pace of an electrical mixer, beat collectively whipping cream and icing sugar till mushy peaks type. Add bitter cream and liqueur; beat till stiff. Utilizing half of every, layer rhubarb combination, whipped cream combination and crumbs in 6 parfait glasses or wine goblets. Repeat layering with remaining rhubarb combination, whipped cream combination and crumbs. Cowl and refrigerate for at the very least 1 hour or as much as 24 hours. Serves 6.

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