This ‘cherrily’ pretty, double-twist onthe classic Italian dessert is sure to please!
Recipe: Cherry Tiramisu Parfait
1 cup ricotta cheese 1 cup confectioners’ (powdered) sugar 1/4 cup sour cream 1/4 cup coffee liqueur 1 1/2 cups shortbread cookie crumbs – about 30 (2-inch) cookies 1 (21-ounce) can cherry filling and topping Grated chocolate, for garnish (optional) Fresh mint leaves, for garnish (optional)
Combine ricotta cheese, confectioners’sugar, sour cream and coffee liqueur in a large mixing bowl;mix well. Set aside.
In the container of an electric blenderor food processor, process cookies, in small batches, until finelycrushed.
Remove 6 cherries from cherry filling;reserve for garnish.
To assemble dessert, spoon 2 tablespoonsricotta cheese mixture into each of six (8-ounce) parfait glasses.Add 2 tablespoons cookie crumbs to each glass; top each with2 tablespoons cherry filling. Repeat ricotta, crumb and cherrylayers. Finish each serving with an equal portion of the remainingricotta cheese mixture.
Garnish with reserved cherries, gratedchocolate and mint leaves, if desired. Let chill 2 to 3 hoursbefore serving.
Makes 6 servings.
Recipe and photograph are provided courtesyof the Cherry Marketing Institute.
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