Light Peach Parfait

This simple but scrumptious pudding pairs amaretti and peaches to delicious effect, ideal for summer entertaining
By Janet Brinkworth
Light Peach Parfait
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  • Serves: 4-6
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes plus 2-3 hrs chilling or freezing
  • Effort: easy



  • 16 amaretti biscuits
  • 3 peaches, skinned and stones removed
  • 2 egg whites
  • 50 ml amaretto (almond liqueur)
  • 150 ml double cream
  • 1 peaches, sliced, to decorate


1. Press the crumbled amaretti firmly into the base of a 10cm flan ring.

2. Blend the peaches in a jug blender to a smooth puree.

3. Whisk egg whites until soft peaks form.

4. In a separate bowl, add the amaretto to cream then whisk until stiff peaks form.

5. Fold the peach puree into the amaretto cream.

6. Gently fold the whisked egg whites into the peach mixture.

7. Spoon the peach mixture over the amaretto base.

8. Chill in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours or freeze for 2-3 hours. If frozen, remove from the freezer 20 minutes before serving to allow to thaw slightly.

9. Decorate with peach slices and serve.

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