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Black Forest Parfait

Cherry Love and Black Forest Parfait Recipe - a quick and easy no-bake dessert for hot summer days. Cherry sauce and vanilla yogurt make this a healthier dessert idea.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cheesecake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 to 5 servings
Calories 413 kcal
Author Anna


for the cherry sauce:

  • 6 oz pitted cherries
  • 1/4 c granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c water


  • 2 c vanilla yogurt

for the cookie crust:

  • 3 1/2 oz Biscoff cookies or graham crackers
  • 1/2 tsp instant coffee granules
  • 3 Tbsp butter melted
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp cocoa powder


  1. To make the cherry sauce, place cherries, sugar and water in a medium saucepan.
  2. Cook until cherries burst and the sauce thickens. Cool completely.
  3. In a food processor, crush cookies to crumbs. Add coffee granules, both sugars and cocoa powder.
  4. Pulse for 30 seconds. Add melted butter. Pulse for about a minute.
  5. Transfer into a small bowl. Set aside.
  6. Prepare your serving dishes. Place cocoa cookie crumbs on the bottom, pressing gently.
  7. Top with 3 - 4 Tbsp of yogurt ( depending on your dishes ).
  8. Top with a layer of cherry sauce.
  9. Top with more yogurt.
  10. Sprinkle with cookie crumbs or shaved chocolate and fresh cherry.
  11. Serve right away or store in the fridge for up to 2 hours.
Nutrition Facts
Black Forest Parfait
Amount Per Serving
Calories 413 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Sodium 324mg14%
Potassium 447mg13%
Carbohydrates 68g23%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 52g58%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 345IU7%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 246mg25%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.