Valentine's Day Recipes

Berry Heart Parfaits

A perfect dessert to ring in the day of love. Fresh berries layered with mascarpone cheese, cream and chocolate is a treat that all will love.

Berry Heart Parfaits

Yield: 6 servings


  • 1/2 cup quartered fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/2 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/4 cup raspberry or blackberry liqueur
  • 1 (8 ounce) container mascarpone cheese (plain or coffee flavor)
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 20 Nestlé® Crunch Hearts, unwrapped, chopped, or Nestlé® Milk Chocolate Hearts
  • 6 wrapped Nestlé® Crunch Hearts (red), for garnish, or Nestlé® Milk Chocolate Hearts (red)


  1. Combine strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and liqueur in medium bowl.
  2. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Combine cheese, cream, sugar and vanilla extract in small mixer bowl. Beat on high speed until thick; fold in chopped Nestle Hearts.
  4. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  5. Layer 6 parfait glasses with alternating berries and cream mixture, ending with cream mixture.
  6. Top each parfait with 1 red wrapped Nestle Heart.


Recipe and photo used with permission from: Nestlé® and

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