Brandied Peach and Yogurt Parfaits

Brandied Peach and Yogurt Parfaits Recipe
Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams


Wow your guests during dessert with Brandied Peach and Yogurt Parfaits. The parfaits are perfect for individual servings, and they can be prepared in advanced. Just keep Brandied Peach and Yogurt Parfaits chilled until it’s time to eat!


Serves 4

Cost per Serving:


Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 384
Fat 17 g
Satfat 11 g
Protein 7 g
Carbohydrate 46 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 45 mg
Sodium 101 mg


1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
3 medium peaches (about 1 lb.), peeled, pitted, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
2 tablespoons brandy
3 cups Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


1. In a skillet, melt brown sugar with 2 Tbsp. water over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring, until sugar has dissolved, about 1 minute. Stop stirring; boil until sauce has thickened and turned a dark caramel color, 2 to 3 minutes. (Mixture will bubble vigorously; do not let it burn.)

2. Reduce heat to low; carefully stir in peaches (mixture may spatter). Heat until peaches are just warmed through,about 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in brandy. Transfer peach mixture to a bowl; chill at least 1 hour.

3. In a separate bowl, mix yogurt with sugar and vanilla; chill.

4. Spread a dollop of yogurt on bottom of 4 dessert bowls or wine glasses. Using a slotted spoon, top with half of peaches and some of sauce. Repeat with remaining yogurt, peaches and sauce. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Keep any remaining sauce covered and chilled. Before serving, drizzle each parfait with reserved sauce.

July 2012
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