How to make Walnut Parfait -

A dessert made in layers of sponge cake, chocolate ganache, cream cheese and coffee yogurt.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Walnuts (अखरोट), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Walnut Parfait

Walnut Parfait Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Walnut Parfait Recipe

  • Walnuts chopped 1 tablespo for garnishing

  • Oil for greasing

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1/2 cup

  • Chocolate chips ½ cup + for garnishing

  • brown sugar/jaggery 1 teaspoon

  • Cream cheese 1/2 cup

  • Fresh cream 3 tablespoons

  • Vanilla essence 1/4 cup

  • Vanilla sponge cake cut into cubes 1/2

  • Coffee yogurt 8 tablespoons


Step 1

Grease an aluminium foil sheet with some oil.

Step 2

Caramelize the castor sugar in a non-stick pan.

Step 3

Sprinkle 1 tablespoon walnuts on the aluminium sheet and pour the caramelized sugar over them. Let it set.

Step 4

Melt the chocolate chips in a microwave for a minute.

Step 5

Combine the brown sugar and cream cheese in a bowl and mix well.

Step 6

Add cream to the melted chocolate and mix well.

Step 7

Add vanilla essence to sugar-cream cheese mixture and mix well.

Step 8

Place 3-4 cubes of sponge into individual glasses and top with a layer of chocolate mixture followed by 2 tablespoons of coffee yogurt and finally sugar-cream cheese mixture.

Step 9

Garnish with walnuts, chocolate chips and sugar-walnut shards and serve chilled.

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