Mocha-Cottage Cheese Parfait à la Nino

This luscious little dessert delivers three levels of flavour and has a surprising lightness to it, thanks to the fresh flavour of Canadian Cottage Cheese.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 2 min
  • Refrigeration: 1 h
Yields 6 servings
mocha cottage cheese parfait a la nino

Ingredients

  • 2 oz (60 g) dark chocolate chopped
  • 3 cups (750 mL) Canadian Cottage Cheese
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tsp (135 mL) icing sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) cold espresso or cold strong coffee
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) Milk
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) vanilla extract
  • Cocoa or cinnamon to taste

Preparation

Place dark chocolate in a metal or glass bowl. Place bowl in a saucepan partly filled with boiling water to create a bain-marie. Melt chocolate while stirring. Remove bowl from saucepan and let cool.

Using a food processor or hand-held blender, mix 1 cup (250 mL) Cottage Cheese with 3 tbsp (45 mL) icing sugar, 2 tbsp (30 mL) espresso and the melted chocolate.

Divide the chocolate cream among 6 small glasses, each with a diameter of about 2-inch (5 cm). 

Using a food processor or hand-held blender, mix 1 cup (250 mL) Cottage Cheese with 3 tbsp (45 mL) icing sugar, 2 tbsp (30 mL) espresso and the melted chocolate. 

Pour the coffee cream delicately on top of the chocolate cream in each glass.

Using a food processor or hand-held blender, mix 1 cup (250 mL) Cottage Cheese with 3 tbsp (45 mL) icing sugar, milk and vanilla extract.

Pour the vanilla cream delicately on top of the coffee cream in each glass.

Chill for at least one hour. Sprinkle with cocoa and/or cinnamon just before serving.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 207 Calories
Protein: 14 g
Carbohydrate: 22 g
Fat: 7 g
Fibre: 0.9 g
Sodium: 378 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 11 % / 116 mg
Vitamin B12: 28 %
Selenium: 25 %
Phosphorus: 20 %
Riboflavin: 16 %