Strawberry Parfait

Strawberry Parfait

I caught a terrible cold recently which translated to the flu and all I could honestly think about was frozen yoghurt. The husband was dead against the idea (after all, I did call in sick!!), but the heart wants what the heart wants. Of course I had to compromise, so I didn’t make any frozen yoghurt but made some parfait which made me pretty happy! Needless to say, it really didn’t cure my cold.

You will need:

  • Strawberries: 1 dozen
  • Hung yoghurt: 500 gms.*
  • Icing sugar: 1 cup
  • Digestive biscuits: 100 gms.
  • Butter (cold, cut into cubes): 25 gms.

Crush the digestive biscuits together with the butter in a food processor and keep aside.

In a food processor, blitz the hung yoghurt, strawberries and icing sugar.

Chill in the freezer for 30 minutes, and lightly whip.

To assemble, fill ¼ of the serving bowls with the digestive biscuits and top with yoghurt. Decorate with strawberries and mint leaves.

*To make hung yoghurt, add about 750 gms. yoghurt in a muslin cloth (or any cheese cloth) and gather the ends to form a pouch and tie the ends securely. Set the yoghurt in a colander with the bowl underneath. Leave it overnight in the fridge. Discard the drained whey in the bowl, untie and use as required.Strawberry ParfaitStrawberry Parfait

3 thoughts on “Strawberry Parfait”

  1. Making me hungry again…
    And why cant doctors prescribe frozen yoghurts and other frozen desserts for cold and flu?

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