Strawberry Parfait Ring


Preparation info

  • Difficulty


  • Makes

    12 to 16


Appears in

Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Fancy party strawberry dessert to fix ahead and freeze—its glamorous


  • 1 c. sugar
  • c. boiling water
  • Red food color (optional)
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • tsp. salt
  • 2 c. heavy cream, whipped
  • Strawberries (about qts.)
  • Flaked or shredded coconut
  • Whipped Cream Puffs


  • Cook sugar with water until syrup spins a thread (235°). Add a few drops of red food color if you wish a pink mold.
  • Beat egg whites until stiff; gradually add hot syrup; continue beating until cool and light. Add vanilla and salt.
  • Fold in the whipped cream; pour into a 2-qt. ring mold and freeze.
  • At serving time unmold and fill center with berries. Sprinkle a fluff of coconut on top. If ring is not tinted, use coconut tinted pink. Border the ring with Whipped Cream Puffs, one for each serving.