Triple Berry Sauce and Triple Berry Parfait Recipes

Triple Berry Sauce and Triple Berry Parfait Recipes from addapinch.com

Even though I’m ready for sweaters, long sleeves, jeans and boots, I’m still holding on to the fruits of summer as long as I can. Strawberries, blueberries and late season blackberries have been favorites for the last few days. Luckily though, even though they aren’t in prime season throughout the year, these three fruits are generally easy to find in the produce section of the grocery store. As one of my final little tributes to summer, I decided to make Triple Berry Parfaits.

First, I made a Triple Berry Sauce, similar to the Fresh Cherry Sauce that I made a while back. I swapped out strawberries, blackberries, and blueberries for the fresh cherries in that recipe for a full-on berry deliciousness in this parfait. The great thing about this sauce is that you can use it as a topping for pound cake, ice cream, or to go along with your morning granola. You’ll find tons of uses for it and it disappears quicker than you would ever have believed when you made it. I know it does around here.

Once my Triple Berry Sauce was made, I actually popped it into the refrigerator overnight to cool. You can of course use it warm, which is how I love it with cake and ice cream, but I’ve learned that I prefer it chilled with my morning yogurt. The sauce is just a bit thicker chilled and stands up perfectly to the thick green yogurt that I usually eat in the mornings.

And, to tell the truth, its great to make at night to top that late night bowl of ice cream and then pull out the next morning as your wiping the sleepies out of your eyes.  You can’t get any more versatile than that in my book!

 

Triple Berry Sauce and Triple Berry Parfait Recipes from addapinch.com

 

Regardless if you prefer it hot or cold, you just really have to give it a try.

As a make-ahead idea for tailgating, brunch, camping or entertaining, you can easily assemble the parfaits in advance, wrap tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate. Then, just remove from the refrigerator a few moments before serving, add a sprig of mint.

Here’s the recipe for my Triple Berry Sauce and then for the Triple Berry Parfait.

Triple Berry Sauce and Triple Berry Parfait Recipes
 
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Triple Berry Sauce makes a wonderful, go-to recipe for everything from breakfast to desserts. Use it in this luscious Triple Berry Parfait for easy mornings on the go.
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Ingredients
Triple Berry Sauce
  • 2 cups berries (strawberries, blackberries, and blueberries), cleaned
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
Triple Berry Parfait
  • Triple Berry Sauce
  • Greek Yogurt
Instructions
Triple Berry Sauce Recipe
  1. Add fruit to a medium saucepan or skillet over medium heat. Add all other ingredients and bring to a boil for about three minutes. Stir occasionally, reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for about two to three more minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and serve warm or store in an airtight container until ready to serve. Then, warm slightly before serving.
Triple Berry Parfait
  1. Layer ½ Greek Yogurt into the bottom of glass to about ½ – 1 inch thickness. Top with equal thickness Triple Berry Sauce. Repeat layers ending with Triple Berry Sauce.
  2. Serve cold.
Notes
Frozen fruits may be used in place of fresh fruit.

 

 

I hope you enjoy this as much as we do.

 

If you like this recipe, you may also enjoy:

Roasted Blueberry Coconut Quinoa Granola Parfaits from How Sweet Eats

Honey Whipped Cream Parfait from She Wears Many Hats

Yogurt Parfait from Cookin’ Canuck

+ more fruit recipes on Add a Pinch

+ 250 calorie smoothies on Cooking Light

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About Robyn

A seventh generation Southern wife and mom who loves to share simple, fresh, and scrumptious recipes the whole family will enjoy.

Comments

  1. 1

    Oh my gosh- I have to make this. All those berries in my fridge- just calling me to make them into something divine!!! This ought to do it.

  2. 2

    This looks SOOOO good- yum!

  3. 3

    I love love LOVE yogurt parfaits. And berries.

    Basically what I’m saying is, this is perfect. :)

  4. 4

    You and your delicious berry recipes!! :)

  5. 5

    So many summer berries out there….wow this is gorgeous and a perfect berry indulgence!

  6. 6

    That recipe looks amazing, and the pictures, wow!

  7. 7

    Robyn, these saucy parfaits are perfection! I could SO see myself enjoying a glass full of these for breakfast or dessert!

  8. 8

    This looks so good! I love yogurt parfaits!

  9. 9

    WOW it makes me want to chug that whole glass it looks so so good. Like a nice cool drink especially for this abnormally hot day having here today.

  10. 10

    It’s still so darn hot here in Georgia that I’m having a hard time getting my head wrapped around anything fall yet. Even back to school shopping seemed really bizarre to me this year!

  11. 11

    I love it so much. In fact, I decided to share your post with my readers, since I have new weekly series of posts. I hope you’ll like it! :)

  12. 12

    I love this! I wish I could bottle it up year round (without effort) ;) Maybe someday I’ll give canning a try.

  13. 13

    I love this parfait and what a great healthful option to eat instead of ice cream. It’s so simple and it looks so delicious… I’m featuring this post in today’s Food Fetish Friday (with a link-back and attribution as always). Thank you so much for keeping me inspired with such delicious creations…

  14. 14

    I really love love this recipe! It looks so perfect! I can’t wait any more to make it right now!

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