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Individual Cherry Cheesecake Parfait

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Cherry adds freshness and colour to this creamy and rich cheese cake parfait. Try this out.
Ingredients
  Confectioners sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried cherries 6 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Coarse salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cream cheese 6 Ounce, softened
  Part skim ricotta 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Pure vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Confectioner's sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Amaretti cookies 8 , coarsely chopped
Directions

MAKING
1. Combine cherries, water, granulated sugar and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a small saucepan over medium heat. 2. Bring to a simmer, and cook, occasionally stirring, for 20 minutes.
3. Let cool.
4. Meanwhile, blend cream cheese, ricotta, vanilla, confectioner's sugar and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt in a food processor until smooth.
5. Divide cherries among 4 glasses, and then top each with ricotta mixture.

SERVING
6. Sprinkle tops with amaretti cookies and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Restriction: 
Raw
Ingredient: 
Beef, Cheese
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparing gourmet desserts can be really easy and you will realize it once you watch this video of Individual Cherry Cheesecake Parfait. It is a very easy dessert prepared in no time and looks classy. Surprise your diners next time with this treat.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3117 Calories from Fat 704

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 96 g147.1%

Saturated Fat 45.1 g225.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 263.4 mg87.8%

Sodium 1261.4 mg52.6%

Total Carbohydrates 518 g172.6%

Dietary Fiber 16.1 g64.4%

Sugars 465.7 g

Protein 51 g102.4%

Vitamin A 86.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 163.3% Iron 24.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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