Frozen Coffee Parfait
Servings: Approximately 4 cups [1 L]
IngredientsPreparation
  • 2 tablespoons [30 mL] cornstarch
  • 2/3 cup [130 g] sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon [0.5 mL] salt
  • 2 tablespoons [30 mL] milk
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 cup [250 mL] really strong coffee
  • 1 1/2 cups [375 mL] whipping cream
  • Mix together cornstarch, sugar and salt into the upper part of a double boiler.
  • Stir in milk, then beaten egg yolks and coffee.
  • Stirring, cook mixture over hot boiling water until mixture coats the back of a metal spoon.
  • Pour mixture into a bowl; leave to cool completely, then refrigerate mixture until really cold.
  • Whip whipping cream until soft peaks form.
  • Fold whipped cream into really cold mixture.
  • Evenly spoon mixture into frosted parfait dishes or mold.
  • Freeze mixture, without stirring, until really firm.