It is important to assemble the watermelon and mascarpone parfaits right before serving, so plan accordingly.Plus: More Dessert Recipes and Tips

Danielle Custer
July 2001

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Credit: © James Baigrie

Recipe Summary

Yield:
10
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a bowl, combine the watermelon, lime zest and minced mint. Refrigerate until chilled.

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  • In a bowl, combine the mascarpone, cream, sugar, lime juice and vanilla. Using an electric mixer, beat at low speed until fluffy. Do not overbeat.

  • Spoon one-third of the watermelon into Champagne flutes or wineglasses and top with half of the mascarpone. Add another layer of watermelon and mascarpone. Top with a final layer of watermelon, garnish with mint leaves and lime slices and serve.

Make Ahead

The mascarpone cream can be refrigerated for 1 day.

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