Strawberry Meringue Parfaits with Balsamic Syrup
Perfection in a parfait glass: strawberries, balsamic, meringues, and mascarpone cheese.
½ cup Balsamic Vinegar
4 T Sugar
24 oz Fresh Strawberries
1 cup Heavy Cream
8 oz Mascarpone Cheese
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
4 oz Meringue Cookies
- Combine vinegar and 2 tablespoons sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Boil about 8 minutes, or until thick. Let cool. Combine balsamic syrup with berries.
- Beat heavy cream, mascarpone, remaining 2 tablespoons sugar and vanilla in the bowl of an electric mixer until soft peaks form.
- Layer strawberries, cream mixture and crumbled meringues in glasses. Serve immediately. Serves 6.