Patriotic parfaits. Photo courtesy McCormick.
Sweeten your July 4th celebration with these creamy, layered red, white and blue parfaits. The vivid colors come from McCormickâ€™s Neon food colors.
RECIPE: RED, WHITE & BLUE PARFAITS
Ingredients For 12 Parfaits
1. BEAT 1-1/2 cups of the heavy cream, 2 tablespoons of the sugar, the cocoa powder and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, until stiff peaks form. Add the red food color; stir gently with spatula until evenly tinted.
2. BEAT the remaining 2 cups of heavy cream, the remaining 1/2 cup sugar and the lemon extract in large bowl with electric mixer on high speed, until stiff peaks form.
3. REMOVE 1 cup of the mix; add neon blue and purple food colors. Stir gently with spatula until evenly tinted.
4. ASSEMBLE parfaits: Alternately layer red and white mousses in dessert glasses. Top with blue mousse and white chocolate chips. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
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