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Berry Cheesecake Parfaits

Berry Cheesecake Parfaits are a tasty dessert or summer holidays and cookouts. Layers of no bake cheesecake, angel food cake, and delicious summer berries! Easy to make ahead for celebrations and get togethers.

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Berry Cheesecake Parfaits in a glass with whipped cream on top

These Berry Cheesecake Parfaits are the perfect red, white and blue dessert for summer holidays like 4th of July. A fun and easy patriotic dessert that is great to get the kids to help with!

angel food cake, strawberries, whipped cream and blueberries

How to Make Berry Cheesecake Parfaits:

  1. Cut angel food cake into bite sized pieces and set aside.
  2. Add whipping cream to a mixer bowl and beat until stiff peaks form. Place in refrigerator.
  3. Add cream cheese and powdered sugar to mixer bowl and beat until well combined. Add in lemon juice and vanilla and beat well.  Fold in whipped cream.
  4. Layer cheesecake mixture, angel food cake, and berries into serving glasses. Top with additional whipping cream if desired.
  5. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

parfaits of angel food cake pieces, berries and cheesecake

Parfaits are the best dessert for summer picnics and cookouts. I love individual desserts so everyone can serve themselves and they are ready to go ahead of time. So easy!

Berry Cheesecake Parfaits Dessert in a small glasses

How to Make a Trifle:

You can make this dessert into a Berry Cheesecake Trifle by layering cheesecake mixture, angel food cake, and berries into a trifle bowl. You will use half of each ingredient per layer to create a beautiful dessert.

More Berry Desserts to Try:

  • Berry Icebox Cake is another fun red, white and blue dessert that is so simple to make ahead. Delicious layers of butter cookies, cheesecake filling and fresh berries.
  • Mixed Berry Slab Pie is a great dessert made with strawberries, blueberries and blackberries with strawberry jello glaze.
  • No Bake Blueberry Cheesecake is a quick and easy dessert that is easy enough for any day of the week and delicious enough to serve to company.
  • Strawberry Slab Pie is based off of my grandma’s recipe and is perfect to feed a crowd. Made with a shortbread crust, fresh strawberries and a jello filling.
  • No Bake Blackberry Cheesecake is a super simple dessert to make ahead of your summer parties. Made with fresh blackberries. Cool and delicious.
  • Easy Blueberry Cobbler pairs so well with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and is aways a hit with the crowd.
  • Berry Cheesecake dessert with angel food cake

Parfaits and trifles are a great dessert for leftover cake or cupcakes, you can use any fruit or pie filling, pudding, cheesecake filling, lemon curd, and even candy bars. The options are limitless. It’s an easy dessert or potlucks and summer parties. 

Berries and Cheesecake Parfaits dessert. Layered in glass.

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Yield: 8-10 servings

Berry Cheesecake Parfaits

Cheesecake Parfaits in a glass with whipped cream on top

Berry Cheesecake Parfaits are a tasty dessert or summer holidays and cookouts. Layers of no bake cheesecake, angel food cake, and delicious summer berries! Easy to make ahead for celebrations and get togethers.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 8 oz softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 baked loaf angel food cake
  • 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • Additional sweetened whipping cream or garnish if desired.

Instructions

  1. Cut angel food cake into bite sized pieces and set aside. 
  2. Beat whipping cream in a mixer bowl until stiff peaks form. Place in refrigerator. 
  3. Beat softened cream cheese and powdered sugar in a mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Add in lemon juice and vanilla and mix well. Fold in whipped cream.
  4. Layer about 1-2 tablespoons of cheesecake mixture into parfait glasses, top with a few angel food cake pieces, and berries, repeat layers and top with additional whipping cream if desired. 
  5. Chill 2 hours or until ready to serve. Cover wit plastic wrap if chilling overnight. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 312Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 80mgSodium: 107mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 2gSugar: 13gProtein: 4g

Nutritional calculations are estimated and may not be accurate.

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6 Comments

    1. Hello, it says one tbsp lemon juice but I can not find it in the instructions.
      Where do I use the lemon juice? For the fruit or in the cream?

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