This lovely dessert is the perfect finale to a delicious meal. The tangy-sweet pomegranate sauce blends naturally with the decadently sweet vanilla pudding. To save time, you can also make these chilly treats up to 8 hours ahead. Smart Recipes, European Recipes, Dairy,Vegetables Recipes, Recipes Dairy,Vegetables European Pomegranate-Vanilla Parfaits Pomegranate-Vanilla Parfaits Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT3H45M Serves 6 1 Cup Milk 3/4 Cup Half & Half 1 Large Vanilla Pod 1 Large Egg 1 Large Egg Yolk 1/3 Cup Granulated Sugar 1 1/2 Tablespoons Cornstarch 1/2 Cup Pomegranate Seeds 1 Cup Fresh Mint Leaves 2 Tablespoons Granulated Sugar 2 Teaspoons Cornstarch 1 Cup Pomegranate Seeds 2/3 Cup Pomegranate Juice 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice Prepare the pomegranate sauce in a small saucepan over medium-high heat, mix sugar and cornstarch. Add pomegranate seeds, juice & lemon juice and stir until combined. Bring mixture to a boil, frequently stirring until the mixture forms a thick syrup, about 5 minutes. Transfer sauce to a small bowl and refrigerate until needed. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the milk and half & half. Scrape seeds from half a vanilla pod and add to the milk mixture. Bring the mixture to a simmer and remove from the heat. Cover and set aside for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, whisk the whole egg and yolk, sugar, and cornstarch until blended. Heat the pudding over medium heat until barely steaming, slowly whisk in 1/3 of the hot milk mixture in to the eggs (to temper the eggs) and return the egg & milk mixture to the sauce pan. Continue to cook for another 2-3 minutes, or until a thick pudding has formed. Remove from the heat and stir in the butter. Arrange 6 parfait glasses and divide the pomegranate sauce evenly among them. Spoon the pudding over the sauce. Cover the glasses and refrigerate until the pudding is firm & chilled, for about 3 hours. Garnish each parfait with pomegranate seeds and a sprig of mint.

Pomegranate-Vanilla Parfaits

Pomegranate-Vanilla Parfaits Recipe


This lovely dessert is the perfect finale to a delicious meal. The tangy-sweet pomegranate sauce blends naturally with the decadently sweet vanilla pudding. To save time, you can also make these chilly treats up to 8 hours ahead.

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

European

Protein

Dairy,Vegetables

Category

Desserts

Serves

6

Total Time

3 Hours 45 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 1 Cup Milk
      • 3/4 Cup Half & Half
      • 1 Large Vanilla Pod (Halved Lengthwise)
      • 1 Large Egg
      • 1 Large Egg Yolk
      • 1/3 Cup Granulated Sugar
      • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Cornstarch
      • 1/2 Cup Pomegranate Seeds
      • 1 Cup Fresh Mint Leaves

      • Pomegranate Sauce
      • 2 Tablespoons Granulated Sugar
      • 2 Teaspoons Cornstarch
      • 1 Cup Pomegranate Seeds
      • 2/3 Cup Pomegranate Juice
      • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice

Directions

  1. Prepare the pomegranate sauce in a small saucepan over medium-high heat, mix sugar and cornstarch. Add pomegranate seeds, juice & lemon juice and stir until combined. Bring mixture to a boil, frequently stirring until the mixture forms a thick syrup, about 5 minutes. Transfer sauce to a small bowl and refrigerate until needed.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the milk and half & half. Scrape seeds from half a vanilla pod and add to the milk mixture. Bring the mixture to a simmer and remove from the heat. Cover and set aside for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, whisk the whole egg and yolk, sugar, and cornstarch until blended.
  3. Heat the pudding over medium heat until barely steaming, slowly whisk in 1/3 of the hot milk mixture in to the eggs (to temper the eggs) and return the egg & milk mixture to the sauce pan. Continue to cook for another 2-3 minutes, or until a thick pudding has formed. Remove from the heat and stir in the butter.
  4. Arrange 6 parfait glasses and divide the pomegranate sauce evenly among them. Spoon the pudding over the sauce. Cover the glasses and refrigerate until the pudding is firm & chilled, for about 3 hours.
  5. Garnish each parfait with pomegranate seeds and a sprig of mint.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

209 kcal

Carbs

33 g

Fat

7 g

Protein

4 g

Cost Per Serving

$1.99

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