Premium Ice Cream Cranberry Parfait

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Quick Facts

Servings: 2
Cook Time: 12 min.
Cranberries and rich vanilla ice cream make an extraordinary combo in this luscious parfait.


  • 1 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cranberry juice
  • 2 cups cranberries
  • vanilla ice cream


  • Combine sugar and juice in small saucepan; cover. Bring to boil over medium heat. Uncover; continue boiling 5 minutes. Stir in cranberries, simmer 2 minutes or just until skins pop. Cool to room temperature; chill. For each parfait, layer cranberry mixture and ice cream in tall serving dish.

Variation: Substitute cherry juice for cranberry juice and fresh or frozen cherries for cranberries. Cook cherries with sugar and juice for 5 minutes. Stir in 1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with 1 tablespoon cherry juice; boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 1007
  Calories from Fat 118 (12%)
(21%)Total Fat 14g
(37%)Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(16%)Cholesterol 48mg
(4%)Sodium 91mg
(9%)Potassium 314mg
Total Carbohydrate 233g
(31%)Dietary Fiber 8g
Sugars 209g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(8%)Protein 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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