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Apricot and Yogurt Parfait

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Categories: Cooking with Kids, Kids' Favorites, Quick to fix, Sweet
Type: Desserts and Baked Goods

Enjoy this dish for breakfast or a light dessert

Prep Time: prep 5 mins, plus cooling

Cooking Time: cook 25-30 mins

Serves: makes 4 parfaits

Ingredients:

  • 12oz ( 350g) dried apricots
  • 1 1 / 4 cups orange juice
  • 1 / 2 cup thick Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup muesli or granola
  • 2 tbsp pistachio nuts, slivered
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Directions:

  1. Combine the apricots and orange juice in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Lower the heat and cover. Simmer for 25-30 minutes, or until very tender.
  2. Cool slightly. Transfer the apricot mixture to a food processor and purée. If the mixture is too thick, add a little more orange juice.
  3. Serve warm or cold, in individual serving dishes with layered Greek yogurt, muesli, and pistachio slivers.
Tips:
  • prep 5 mins, plus cooling; cook 25-30 mins

Variations

Peach Parfait: Instead of apricots, use 12oz (350g) dried peaches. The parfait also makes a delicious sauce for ice cream, thinned with a little juice or a liqueur, such as apricot brandy or Amaretto.

excerpted from:

Excerpted from The Illustrated Kitchen Bible.
Copyright © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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