Mason Jars — Know What Else Everybody Likes? Parfaits!

The North American Blueberry Council declares it’s National Blueberry Month! Let’s celebrate with some mason jars! Everybody will love this Blueberry French Toast in a Jar. More of a pie person? How about Blueberry-Cherry Pie in a Jar. Oh, you’re looking for something cool and refreshing? Try this No-bake Blueberry-Lemon Cheesecake Trifle in a Jar. Getting thirsty? Yeah, me too. Good thing we have these recipes for Blueberry Mojitos, Blueberry-Pineapple Margaritas, and Blueberry-infused Vodka Frozen Lemonade

“You know what ELSE everybody likes? Parfaits! Have you ever met a person, you say, ‘Let’s get some parfait,’ they say, ‘No, I don’t like no parfait’? Parfaits are delicious!” -Donkey (Shrek 2001)

Chocolate Soy Mousse Parfait in a Jar (via TheBokeEffect)

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(“chocolate soy mousse parfait” by Andrea Goh, via TheBokeEffect.com)

Ingredients

  • 300g silken tofu
  • 200g quality chocolate
  • Fresh blueberries
  • Granola
  • 50ml whipping cream, 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • Few sprigs of fresh thyme (just the leaves) – keep it fresh with an Herb Saver
  • Chunky raspberry/strawberry jam – keep your jams organized with a Jelly/Jam Lid

Step 1 – Prep (the day before)

  • Melt the chocolate using the double boiled method (heating the bowl with steam):
    • Fill pot about 1/4 full with water and bring to a boil.
    • Reduce heat to a simmer and fit the bowl into the pot. The bottom of the bowl should be 2″ to 3″ above the water.
  • Blend silken tofu into melted chocolate until smooth.
  • Chill in the fridge overnight.

Step 2 – Layer

  • Layer the chocolate mousse, blueberries, jam, and granola into a mason jar. TheBokeEffect started with some mousse, followed by a layer of blueberries, granola, and a spoonful of jam followed by more mousse (with some thyme in between for refreshing flavor).

Step 3 – Topping

  • Whip 50ml of cream with 1/2 tsp vanilla and spoon on top of the parfait.
  • Sprinkle on a few thyme leaves, blueberries and granola before serving for a pretty presentation.

ENJOY!

Remember to snag that handy Herb Saver. It’ll keep the green in your Thyme, and in your wallet.

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