Papaya Parfait (Creme de Papaya)
This popular Brazilian dessert is easy to make and perfect at the end of a summer meal. Use frozen papaya if you can’t find fresh fruit.
Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy
- 1 1⁄2 cups papaya chunks
- 2 cups vanilla ice cream
- 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
- 1⁄2 cup crème de cassis (black currant liqueur), divided
- Mint leaves, for garnish
- Place the papaya, vanilla ice cream, lime juice, and 1⁄3 cup of the crème de cassis in a blender.
- Blend until smooth. Add a little bit of milk if the mixture is too thick to blend. Divide the mixture between 4 cups or glasses. Drizzle each with some of the remaining crème de cassis and garnish each with a mint leaf. Serve immediately.