Easter is on its way, and this tropical fruit parfait will add some sunshine to your celebration. Start with fresh tropical fruits and berries, then layer with a sweet, creamy filling scented with Nielsen-Massey Pure Orange Extract. This light dessert will bring a festive, welcome finish to a good, Easter dinner or brunch.
Tropical Fruit Parfait
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
3 tablespoons powdered sugar, sifted
2 to 4 tablespoons whole milk
1/2 teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Pure Orange Extract
4 fruit choices such as finely diced mango, pineapple, grapes, strawberries, raspberries or whole blueberries
Combine the cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, milk and orange extract in a mixing bowl and beat using an electric mixer.
Alternate layers of the cream cheese mixture and the fruit in a trifle dish or parfait glasses by either spooning the cream cheese mixture or piping with a pastry bag.