Fresh Blackberry Mousse and Fruit Parfaits

Fresh Blackberry Mousse and Fruit Parfaits:
1 recipe mini waffle cones (recipe follows)
1 recipe Fresh Blackberry Mousse (recipe follows)
Fresh Blackberries
Mint for garnish

To assemble:
Pipe or spoon mousse into waffle cones, layering with berries, finishing with a few berries on top.
Garnish with mint. Serve immediately

Makes 1 1/2 – 2 dozen
Balsamic Strawberry, Basil, Creme Fraiche and Brown Sugar Parfaits:
1 recipe mini waffle cones
1 1//2 pounds fresh strawberries, sliced
1-2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp sugar
Fresh snipped basil
Creme Fraiche
Brown sugar

To assemble:
Whisk together vinegar and sugar. Toss with strawberries.

Layer strawberries with creme fraiche, basil, and a sprinkle of brown sugar.

Garnish with a small dollop of creme fraiche and basil. Serve immediately

Makes 1 1/2- 2 dozen
Fresh Peach, Mango Sorbetto, and Raspberry Parfait
1 recipe mini waffle cones
2 -3 fresh peaches sliced
1 pint fresh raspberries
1 pint Mango Sorbetto
1 cup sweetened whipped cream
1 5oz container Vanilla flavored Greek Yogurt, stirred

To assemble:

In a small bowl fold together whipped cream and yogurt.

Layer mini cones with raspberries, peaches, whipped cream mixture, and sorbet.

Finish with a few berries on top.

Garnish with mint if desired. Serve immediately.

Makes 1 1/2-2 dozen
Tropical Fruit, Ginger Glazed Macadamia Granola, with Fresh Lime Cream Parfaits:
1 recipe mini waffle cones
2-3 cups sliced fruit, pineapple, honey dew, cantaloupe and watermelon
Artisan Ginger Glazed Macadamia and Coconut Granola
1 cup sweetened Whipped Cream
1 5oz container vanilla flavored Greek yogurt, stirred
Fresh lime zest

In a small bowl, fold together whipped cream lime zest, and yogurt.

Layer with fruit and Granola and finish with fruit.

Garnish with additional lime zest if desired. Serve immediately.

Makes 1 1//2-2 dozen
Mini Waffle Cone Recipe:
2 eggs
1/4 tsp salt
4 tbsp butter, melted slightly cooled
1/4 tsp vanilla
3/4 cup confectioners sugar
1/2 cup flour
Oil or cooking spray

In a medium sized bowl, beat together eggs and sugar with a fork until light.

Add vanilla and melted butter.

Add flour and mix until smooth.

Cook according to manufactures instruction on waffle or pizzelle iron; brushing iron lightly with oil in between

Makes about 2 dozen
Fresh Blackberry Mousse
1 1/2 cups fresh blackberries
1/2 sugar
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
1/4 tsp water
Juice of 1/2 a lemon
Dash of salt
2 cups sweetened whipped cream

In a small food processor, puree blackberries and sugar together.
In a medium sized saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over water.

Let it soften for a couple of minutes. Add blackberry mixture, lemon juice, and salt. Bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and cool until slightly thickened.
Take a small amount of whipped cram and stir into blackberry mixture.

Then fold in remaining cream. Use soft, or refrigerate to set if desired.
Sweetened Whipped Cream
2 cups heavy whipping Cream
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
1 tsp vanilla

In a medium bowl, mix all ingredients to soft peaks.

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