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California Avocado Margarita Cream Parfait

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California Avocado Margarita Cream Parfait



Serves: 12

As needed Mini Parfait Assembly
6 oz. Stemmed glass - 1 each
1/8 cup Whipped cream
2 tsp. Graham Cracker crust crumbs
1/2 cup Margarita cream filing
As needed Garnish
1 tsp. Whipped cream
As needed Rasberry marinated in Cointreau - 1 each
As needed Lime zest - a few shreds
As needed Fresh mint, small sprig - 1 each
As needed Margarita Cream Filling
As needed Yield 6 cups (12 parfaits)
21 oz. Sweetened condensed milk
12 oz. Cream cheese, room temperature
16 1/2 oz. Fresh California Avocados, peeled and pitted
3 oz. fresh lime juice
3 3/4 oz. Tequila
1/8 tsp. kosher salt
As needed Graham Cracker Crust
As needed Yield 1/2 cups (24 tsp.)
1/2 cup Graham cracker crumbs
1 oz. butter, melted
1 1/8 tsp. honey
As needed Whipped cream
1 3/4 cups This is enough for the base and the garnish
As needed Raspberry Marinated in Cointreau
As needed Yield 12 each
As needed Raspberries, fresh - 12 each
1/4 cup Cointreau

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.


  1. Assemble in order listed. Filling can be piped in with a pastry tube.
  2. Garnish as listed and shown.

Margarita Cream Filling

  1. With an electric mixer, whip together the sweetened condensed milk and the cream cheese until creamy and lump free. Mash together the Fresh California Avocado, lime juice, tequila and salt. Add it to the above mixture and whip together until creamy and lump free. Refrigerate for 4 or more hours before assembling parfaits. Filling works well in a pastry tube.

Graham Cracker Crust

  1. Mix together melted butter and honey. Add crumbs and stir to distribute evenly. Bake at 350 for 12 - 15 minutes. Refrigerate to cool. Break into coarse crumbs. Label, date and refrigerate.

Raspberry Marinated in Cointreau

  1. Mix together and let marinate for 1 hour. Drain briefly and use as garnish.
Nutrition information per serving

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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