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Savor This Sour Cherry Breakfast Parfait While You Still Can

Prep Time:

Cook Time:

15 minutes

20 minutes



1 Servings


About the Recipe

If you’re a loyal local shopper and you spot sour cherries at the farmers’ market, grab as many as you can


  • 1 quart sour cherries, pitted

  • ½ cup sugar (or to taste)

  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt

  • 1 to 2 tablespoons slivered or sliced almonds, toasted


  • Step 1

Make the sour cherry sauce. In a saucepan, combine the cherries and sugar and stir to combine. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and cook, uncovered, for 10 to 15 minutes, until the mixture has thickened. If the pan seems dry, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water. Use immediately or freeze in small portions for future parfaits.

  • Step 2

Make the parfait. Spoon the yogurt into the bottom of a small bowl or jar. Top with ⅓ cup cherry sauce. Sprinkle with almonds to serve.

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