Pinned! This lemon parfait is great as a simple family dessert or it can be “fancied” up for company. Crush the lemon cookies in a plastic zipper bag and set aside. All you’ll need is: If you desire, you can top these cheesecakes with fresh fruit or even a lovely berry sauce. The baked shortbread can be kept in an airtight container for up to 2 days. Add cheesecake to jar, about 3 tbsp. Learn how your comment data is processed. Again using the hand or stand mixer, beat them together until smoothly combined and slightly fluffy. *blush*. Wow, this is the perfect taste of summer, love the lemon flavor and loving the gorgeous colors. Next add the lemon curd, about 3 tbsp. So good!!! — This cheesecake is very versatile and adaptable. With THIS cheesecake, it literally takes 5 minutes to whip everything together and then just a few hours in the fridge to get ’em nice and cold. Plus I love that these are no-bake. Be sure to follow me on Pinterest for more great recipe ideas! Food & Wine is part of the Meredith Corporation Allrecipes Food Group. I’m back from the dead! *. You will have to increase the chilling time a little bit though. Absolutely gorgeous pics, Cathy! In a medium bowl, mix the flour with the cornmeal and salt. Hope you enjoy! If using food coloring to brighten the yellow, beat it in now. Love a good mousse (: Thanks, Nicolas! Transfer the whipped cream to a second bowl and set aside. I love lemon as you know - I must make them! Refrigerate the dough strips for 30 minutes, until chilled. Store cheesecakes in refrigerator up to 3 days. Spoon graham cracker mixture into 3 small mason jars or parfait dishes (to make 4 parfaits, use 4 graham crackers and 4 tsp. Okay, maybe this, this, and oh my gosh, this come in close second. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Lemon Cheesecake Parfait A Pinch of Joy. Top these parfaits with fresh fruit if desired! These would be lovely at a shower, for sure – light and festive and individually-portioned! I made my first even mini cheesecakes this weekend for a small get together. Because, really: Lemon. , Kelly @ The Pretty Bee: Cooking + Creating says. The assembled parfaits can be refrigerated for up to 1 day. A few more tips for making these perfectly in your own kitchen. All Rights Reserved. Also can this be made in a pie crust? Try the custard with any fresh fruit, serve the shortbread with sorbet or drizzle the compote over ice cream. 203 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating. Enjoy! or are they best as individual portions? Is the graham cracker a whole 2-square or a 1/2 1-square? Lemon-Blueberry Cheesecake Parfaits. Bring to a simmer … Spoon the shortbread cubes and custard into bowls. LOL. Set … Hey, I'm Sarah! Make adding the cheesecake and lemon curd to the jars a breeze by placing the mixtures in sealable bags, snip the end about 1/4-inch, and pipe them into the jar versus using a spoon! . With just the right amount of sweetness and tangy-ness, these cheesecakes are downright addicting. If she was still in school, I would send her with these parfaits, she would love them!! So what do you do when your kids are obsessed with going to the school health room? This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I love hearing from you, and other readers will benefit from your experience! You have combined some of my favorite things into one yummy Spring-ish dessert! I love the little jars, too. They're super-creamy and luscious with a lovely tangy lemon flavor. Lemon Berry Cheezecake Parfait switch-ups: Use stone fruits like cherries, peaches or plums, instead of berries, once summer is here! Whipped cream. I wish i had this simpler version then. Berries. Perfect Meringue Lemon Parfait On dine chez Nanou. Have a fabulous weekend! In a medium saucepan, bring 3/4 cup of the milk to a boil with 3 tablespoons of the sugar; remove from the heat. Spoon cheesecake filling over graham cracker crumbs in individual glasses and gently smooth tops. If you try these parfaits or any other recipe on the blog, please remember to rate the recipe and leave a comment below. Craving cheesecake but not all time and hassle it takes to make it? The photos and text posted on A Pinch of Joy are protected by copyright. Required fields are marked *, I have read and accepted the Privacy Policy *. Bake the shortbread for about 20 minutes, until golden; rotate the pans halfway through for even baking. Made these last night and served them to my co-workers today. Add milk and pudding mix, beat until smooth and fluffy. Then evenly spoon over your graham cracker crust in individual serving glasses. . Just make sure that they are slightly firm before serving. Add the lemon curd, juice, and zest. Definitely avoided that whenever possible! Leave a review below, then snap a quick picture and tag. *. Top each parfait with 1 tbsp f lemon curd. Add the flour mixture and beat at low speed until the dough just comes together. . Chill for at least 1 hour, or overnight. Hope you had a great weekend, Sarah! It is beautiful, tastes great and just the right size! Craving cheesecake but not all time and hassle it takes to make it? Over low heat, whisk in the cream cheese, lemon juice, grated lemon zest and vanilla extract until smooth, about 1 minute. Combine the cream cheese, sweetener and vanilla in a medium sized bowl, and blend with a mixer until smooth and fluffy. You can also subscribe to receive recipe updates each week by email, or follow me on FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, PINTEREST, or Twitter to see a lot more delicious food and other happenings. Oh my gosh we are foodie twins!!! Food and Wine presents a new network of food pros delivering the most cookable recipes and delicious ideas online. Filed Under: All Desserts, All Posts, Cakes & Cupcakes, Drinks, Recipes Tagged With: cakes, cheesecake, desserts, easy, fruit, graham crackers, lemon, no-bake, parfaits, spring, summer, I am so glad you didn’t wait much longer to share this parfait. Love the lemon and strawberries- delicious combination! This is a sponsored conversation written by … In a medium mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar, sour cream, and juice & zest of 1 meyer lemon. Let cool, about 30 minutes. At least glance at the recipe – you’ll be surprised how easy it is to make, and it is so flavorful and vibrant compared to most store-bought varieties! I know it’s almost the end of July (whaaat?) If it’s important to you that the finished result is distinctly and vibrantly yellow, you might add a drop or two of yellow food coloring, just to make the color stand out. I used fresh strawberries as you can see, but the next time I make these cheesecakes I so want to try. You’re gonna need to grab your graham cracker crumbs (make sure the crumbs are finely ground) and just a pinch of coconut sugar for the crust. The perfect spring dessert! Sweets & Treats. But that is totally optional! Gradually whisk the hot milk into the egg yolks, then pour the mixture into the saucepan and whisk constantly over moderate heat until thickened, about 2 minutes. Thanks, Michelle! Double or triple the recipe to make cute and colorful individual desserts that your party guests will love! — Literally that’s all! Whip it all together til it’s nice and purtyy. It's great that they feel safe there - especially when Mom isn't handy! In a medium bowl, whisk the egg yolks with the cornstarch and the remaining 1/4 cup of milk and 2 tablespoons of sugar. I also kind of love the fact that they’re individually portioned, which means you get an entire glass-full of this cheesecake all to yourself. These are beautiful, Monica!!! In a small saucepan, combine 1 cup of the blueberries with the sugar and water. These are calling my name. Set aside. The base is a creamy no bake lemon cheesecake layer that is made by combining cream cheese, lemon juice, zest, keto friendly confectioners sweetener, heavy cream and vanilla extract. Garnish with a lemon wedge and a little lemon zest. Really love the Graham Cracker Crust to give it a little crunch. Your email address will not be published. In theory, I do like a bit of texture in food. . To get all the latest delicious recipesstraight to your inbox. I’m Monica Lensink, a busy mom, recipe developer and photographer here at Nourish and Fete. That said, it is summer, and I’m not one to scoff at any short-cuts. Fill the parfait … Set aside. Scrape the cheesecake custard into a bowl. Holy deliciousness! Don’t forget to PIN THIS to save the recipe for later. Layer equal amounts of the vanilla cheesecake and lemon curd into the jars. Layer cream cheese mixture and berries on top of graham cracker "crust", dividing ingredients equally. I love this idea. The one thing I didn't like was the cornmeal in the short bread. A simple but very impressive pud, light enough to have a slice to finish a big meal 50 mins . Kelly @ The Pretty Bee: Cooking + Creating, Roasted Garlic Brie Butternut Squash Scalloped Potatoes, Caramelized Apple Cinnamon Roll Muffins with White Chocolate Glaze, Garlic Butter Shiitake Mushroom Goat Cheese Risotto. Recipe adapted from Deliciously Sprinkled. © Copyright 2020 Meredith Corporation. Eat. I love easy desserts for summertime! Can substitute 1 packet lemon crystals or 1 tablespoon lemon juice for lemon flavoring, if desired. Over low heat, whisk in the cream cheese, lemon juice, grated lemon zest and vanilla extract until smooth, about 1 minute.