Fourth of July Dessert: Red, White and Blueberries Parfait Recipe

This red, white and blue dessert is perfect for your Fourth of July celebration.
June/July 2011
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Photography by Howard Lee Puckett

This colorful parfait layers vanilla ice cream with Double-Mint Blueberry Jam and Double-Mint Raspberry Jam. Perfect for your July Fourth celebrations or an everyday summer treat. SERVES 4 TO 6

• 1 cup Double-Mint Raspberry Jam
• 1 to 2 pints vanilla ice cream or vanilla frozen dessert made with soy, rice, almond or coconut
• 1⁄2 cup Double-Mint Blueberry Jam
• Fresh mint sprigs, for garnish
 
1. Alternate layers of Double-Mint Raspberry Jam, vanilla ice cream or frozen dessert and Double-Mint Blueberry Jam.

2. Top with mint sprigs.


A healthy-living writer and photographer, Letitia L. Star has written more than 1,000 published articles, including many on herbs and gardening.

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