Raspberry Lime Parfaits – A Light and Refreshing Brunch Dessert


This raspberry lime parfaits recipe post is sponsored in conjunction with #BrunchWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #Brunchweek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

Raspberry Lime Parfaits

I have a thing for breakfast parfaits. They’re just so darn pretty with all the layers, and they’re perfect for people who don’t want a super heavy meal in the morning.

That being said, I sorta think these raspberry lime parfaits are a bit more dessert-like with the creamy cheese layers so they would be perfect for brunch!

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Sponsored products used in this recipe: Dixie Crystals sugar.

Raspberry Lime Parfaits

Ingredients

  • 3
    tablespoons
    unsalted butter
  • 3
    tablespoons
    sugar
  • 1/2
    cup
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 2
    pints
    raspberries
  • 1/2
    cup
    raspberry liqueur
  • 1/4
    cup
    sugar
  • 1
    8-ounce tub
    mascarpone cheese
    softened
  • 1/4
    cup
    freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4
    cup
    heavy cream
  • 2
    tablespoons
    sugar
  • zest of 2 limes

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in small saucepan over low heat. Add 3 tbsp sugar and graham cracker crumbs. Cook until crumbs turn golden brown. Set aside to cool.

  2. In medium mixing bowl, gently combine raspberries, liqueur, emulsion and 1/4 cup sugar. Set aside.

  3. In a separate mixing bowl, whisk softened mascarpone cheese, lime juice, cream and 2 tablespoons sugar until soft peaks form.

  4. Place a dollop of the cheese mixture in a dessert cup. Sprinkle with a little of the crumb mixture and a scoop of the raspberry sauce mixture. Repeat the three layers. Top with a dollop of the cheese mixture and some lime zest.

Recipe Notes

Can substitute cream cheese for mascarpone cheese, if desired.

raspberry lime parfaits

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