Chocolate Mint Parfaits
Chocolate Mint Parfaits takes approximately 15 minutes from beginning to end. Watching your figure? This gluten free recipe has 318 calories, 7g of protein, and 15g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 4. It works well as a dessert. If you have sugar, mint andes candies, milk, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. No Bake Mocha Mint Cheesecake Parfaits, Leprechaun Mint Chip Ice Cream Parfaits, and Mini Mint Meringues with Toll House Mint Chocolate Delightfulls are very similar to this recipe.
In a large bowl, whisk 2 cups milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes; set aside. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, extract and remaining milk. Fold in whipped topping.
Spoon half of the pudding into four parfait glasses. Top with half of cream cheese mixture. Repeat layers.
Garnish with candies if desired.
Recommended wine: Cream Sherry, Port, Moscato Dasti
Parfait can be paired with Cream Sherry, Port, and Moscato d'Asti. A common wine pairing rule is to make sure your wine is sweeter than your food. Delicate desserts go well with Moscato d'Asti, nutty desserts with cream sherry, and caramel or chocolate desserts pair well with port. One wine you could try is NV Solera Cream Sherry. It has 4.5 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 17 dollars.
NV Solera Cream SherryThe Solera Cream Sherry has a brilliant amber and deep copper hue. With butterscotch and pecan aromas, the sweet salted nut and brown spice aromas carry a complex caramel accent. A sweet entry leads to a rounded, lush, moderately full-bodied palate with a lengthy, flavorful finish.