Fresh Strawberry and Rhubarb Sauce Parfaits

Showcase the classic combo of tangy rhubarb and sunsweet strawberries in this dessert, made fast with frozen pound cake.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

2
cups chopped fresh rhubarb
1
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup cranberry-apple drink
3
cups sliced fresh strawberries
1
cup whipping cream
1
tablespoon powdered sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
package (16 oz) frozen pound cake loaf, thawed, cubed

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, cook rhubarb, granulated sugar and drink over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rhubarb is tender and mixture is syrupy.
  • 2 Add 1 cup of the strawberries; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes, mashing slightly. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining strawberries. Cool slightly. Refrigerate at least 1 hour until chilled.
  • 3 Just before serving, in medium bowl, beat whipping cream, powdered sugar and vanilla until stiff peaks form. In each of 8 parfait glasses, layer sauce, cake cubes and whipped cream; repeat layers. Serve immediately. If desired, garnish each serving with fresh strawberry slice.
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, cook rhubarb, granulated sugar and drink over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rhubarb is tender and mixture is syrupy.
  • 2 Add 1 cup of the strawberries; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes, mashing slightly. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining strawberries. Cool slightly. Refrigerate at least 1 hour until chilled.
  • 3 Just before serving, in medium bowl, beat whipping cream, powdered sugar and vanilla until stiff peaks form. In each of 8 parfait glasses, layer sauce, cake cubes and whipped cream; repeat layers. Serve immediately. If desired, garnish each serving with fresh strawberry slice.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Angel food cake or sponge cake cups can be used instead of pound cake in this recipe.

Make the sauce up to a day in advance; cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
13g,
13%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
),
Cholesterol
100mg
100%;
Sodium
60mg
60%;
Total Carbohydrate
61g
61%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
45g
45%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
70%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.