a dessert of ice cream and fruit or ice cream and syrup in alternate layers, often topped with whipped cream and served in a tall, narrow, short-stemmed glass.
any frozen dessert in which fruit, nuts, etc., have been folded into whipped cream or egg custard.
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How to use parfait in a sentence
Other recipe options include a caramel apple stunner from Erin Jeanne McDowell, lighter apple pie parfaits from Ellie Krieger and an apple cranberry pie with a crumb topping from Joy “The Baker” Wilson.
This is not complicated stuff, and while never particularly pretty, every bowl of slop parfait hits the spot.
It is a basketball evening in Los Angeles, and the sky outside is a perfect parfait.
Canton parfait is somewhat of a departure from the ordinary dessert, but is favored by many persons.
Maple parfait makes an excellent dish to serve with cake that is not very rich as refreshments for a party.
Line the mold with an ice and fill the center with a mousse or a parfait.
Tout sera parfait quand les histoires commenceront et finiront par ce gai refrain Chi lo sa.The Story of Perugia | Margaret Symonds
The maple parfait is one of the most delicious of desserts, and one easily prepared as well.Gala Day Luncheons | Caroline Benedict Burrell
British Dictionary definitions for parfait
a rich frozen dessert made from eggs and cream with ice cream, fruit, etc
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