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Ambrosia Parfait

A popular American dessert that is made frequently in the Southern States. This light and delicious dish is very easy to make and can be easily customized to ones preferences.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings


  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • ½ cup pineapple Fresh , finely chopped
  • ½ cup grapes Red seedless , halved
  • 2 Oranges Clementines or , peeled and segmented
  • 2 tbsps coconut Fresh Grated
  • 3 tbsps Pecans Almonds or , toasted


  • Whip cream in a stand mixer or with a hand mixer along with sugar until stiff peaks form. Stir in the sour cream and whisk until combined.
  • Combined the chopped fruits in a small bowl.
  • To Assemble: Spoon the mixed fruit in the bottom of the serving glasses/ bowls, top with the whipped cream mixture and grated coconut. Repeat the layers until the top. Chill for at least 2 hours and serve cold.


Linking this to Valli's 'Cooking from Cookbook ChallengeDecember -- Week 2'.