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Strawberry-Mango Parfaits with Ginger Topping

Real Simple APRIL 2000

  • Yield: Serves 4


  • 1 pint strawberries, stemmed and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange rind
  • 1 pint mango or orange sorbet
  • 1 pint strawberry ice cream
  • 1/2 cup gingersnap crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped crystallized ginger, optional


Toss strawberries, sugar, juice, and rind in a bowl and set aside. Place scoops of sorbet and ice cream in deep bowls or parfait glasses. Top with a layer of sauce, and repeat with another layer of sorbet and ice cream. Top with remaining sauce, crumbs, and ginger.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 85mg
  • Calories: 361
  • Calories from fat: 0%
  • Carbohydrate: 70g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Fat: 9g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Protein: 3mg
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 119mg

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