Mango and lime are a classic Caribbean combination. For convenience, prepare the components of this dish in advance. Store the syrup and mango separately in the refrigerator, and keep the crushed cookies in an airtight container. Assemble just before serving.

Recipe by Cooking Light June 2008


Recipe Summary

6 servings (serving size: 1 parfait)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl; microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until sugar melts. Cool completely. Add juice to syrup mixture; stir well.

  • Spoon 1/4 cup ice cream into each of 6 parfait glasses; top each serving with about 2 tablespoons chopped mango. Drizzle 1 tablespoon syrup mixture over each serving; top each serving with 1 1/2 teaspoons gingersnap cookie crumbs. Repeat layers with remaining ice cream, mango, syrup mixture, and crumbs. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

301 calories; calories from fat 17%; fat 5.8g; saturated fat 2.8g; mono fat 1.9g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 4.1g; carbohydrates 59g; fiber 1.5g; cholesterol 35mg; iron 0.8mg; sodium 127mg; calcium 117mg.