Christmas Morning Parfait

Make it easy this morning as you will be having a super busy day….this will help you de-stress as well.

This will serve 4 so adjust the amounts to suit the number of people at your table this morning.


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp. lime zest

In a small pot, combine these ingredients and bring to a boil. Remove from heat as soon as the sugar has completely dissolved. Cool now to room temperature.


Pistachio Pesto

  • 1 cup pistachios, shelled, chopped
  • 10  mint leaves
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • lime infused syrup (1 cup syrup with lime zest from 1 lime)
  • 1 x 500g container of vanilla yogurt
  • 1 pint of fresh raspberries

Combine the pistachios, mint leaves and vanilla in a food processor and lime infused syrup for about 25-28 seconds, until it has the consistency of a pesto.

Put 2 tbsp of the pesto in the bottom of a pretty glass, and layer 3-4 heaping tbsp. of the yogurt, a layer of the raspberies and repeat the layers, finishing with 2 more heaping tbsp. of the pesto.

In case you haven’t focused yet, these are the colours of the season. Enjoy!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *