Experience the joy of eating a delicious yogurt parfait with fruit compote and fabulous add-ons and garnishes! This beautiful, delicious recipe is simple and easy to make. You’ll love that it’s healthy and nutritious. The bright flavorful taste will make you smile. A yogurt parfait is a great breakfast, snack, or quick lunch. It’s also a perfect brunch idea. When was the last time you made something special for yourself? How about doing it today?
Ingredients for Yogurt Parfait Recipe
The list of healthy ingredients for this yummy yogurt parfait recipe include Greek yogurt, fresh raspberries, fresh blackberries, orange juice, and organic honey. Optional add-ons and garnishes include raspberries, granola, shredded coconut, slivered almonds, and small chunks of dark chocolate.
How to Make Fruit Compote for a Yogurt Parfait
It’s very easy to make fruit compote! In a small pan over medium heat, add in the fresh raspberries and blackberries along with 2 tablespoons of orange juice. With a wooden spoon and/or a potato masher, stir and smash, smash, smash the raspberries and blackberries to break them down as much as possible. This process will take approximately 2-3 minutes. Allow the deep-red mixture to bubble up as you’re stirring and smashing.
After the fruit has been broken down, reduce the heat to medium-low. Add in the honey and mix well until fully incorporated. Continue stirring the fruit compote for 4-6 minutes or until it thickens up nicely and is beautifully fragrant. Allow the mixture to cool down before using it in your yogurt parfait. To speed up the cooling process, transfer the fruit compote to a freezer-safe dish. Stick the fruit compote in the freezer for 8-10 minutes.
How to Make a Yogurt Parfait
Pull out all of the delicious add-ons you’d love to add to your yogurt parfait. Layer Greek yogurt and fruit compote along with your desired add-ons. The images within this post will give you a few ideas of the types of add-ons and garnishes you can enjoy with your yogurt parfait. When it comes to layering your parfait with add-ons, it all depends on personal preference. My husband loves his yogurt parfait layered with granola and fruit compote, then sprinkled with coconut and pieces of chocolate. I prefer to layer my parfait with yogurt and fruit compote and then sprinkle the top of the parfait with granola. How do you like yours?
How to Serve Yogurt Parfait with Fruit Compote
Serve your yogurt parfait with fruit compote in a small clear drinking glass, parfait dish, or cute jelly jar.
Best Kitchen Tools and Serveware for Yogurt Parfait
I love my cute little tulip-shaped jelly jars. Through the affiliate link below you can get a set of your very own on Amazon! These are exactly what I use to serve my yogurt parfait with fruit compote. They’re the perfect serving size for yogurt. The cuteness factor makes using them so much fun!
Berry compote lends the perfect sweetness to your favorite yogurt.
- 3 ounces fresh raspberries
- 3 ounces fresh blackberries
- 1 tablespoon orange juice
- 1 + 1/2 tablespoons organic honey
- Vanilla Greek yogurt, desired serving portion
- Optional Add-Ins & Garnishes: Fresh raspberries, granola, slivered almonds, shredded coconut, chunks of semi-sweet dark baking chocolate
DIRECTIONS FOR FRUIT COMPOTE
In a small pot over medium heat, add in the fresh fruit and orange juice. With a wooden spoon and/or potato smasher, stir and smash the raspberries and blackberries until they’re completely broken up (about 2-3 minutes). The fruit mixture will start to bubble up while you’re stirring. Lower the heat to medium-low and add in the honey. Mix well until fully incorporated. Continue stirring the mixture for another 4-6 minutes or until the fruit compote has thickened up nicely. Remove the pan from heat, and allow the fruit compote to cool before using it for the yogurt parfait.
DIRECTIONS FOR YOGURT PARFAIT
In a small clear glass cup, parfait dish or jelly jar, layer the Greek yogurt and fruit compote with desired add-ins and garnishes. Allow your imagination to soar! Enjoy immediately.
- Prep Time: 2 minutes
- Cook Time: 8 minutes
- Category: Breakfast, Snack, Lunch, Brunch
- Method: By hand
- Cuisine: Amercian
Keywords: yogurt parfait, yogurt parfait recipe, berry compote
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