4th of July Berry Parfait (Vegan)

4th of July Berry Parfait (Vegan)

RECIPE TYPE Dessert
DIET Vegan
What better way to celebrate Independence Day than with a delicious berry parfait? Nothing says freedom like cruelty-free vegan eats! This 4th of July dessert recipe is made using aquafaba (chickpea brine), blueberries, and raspberries. Plus look how festive it is!
|Written July 1, 2016

INGREDIENTS

  • ¾ cup aquafaba (chickpea brine)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 12 ounces raspberries
  • 1 pint blueberries
SERVINGS4 servings
TOTAL TIME5minutes
PREP5minutes
1

Strain out a 15 oz. can of chickpeas, and you will be left with about 3/4 cup of liquid. This is called aquafaba. Add 1/4 teaspoon of cream of tartar to the liquid. Note: Save those chickpeas to make this delicious beet hummus!

2

Transfer the liquid to a large mixing bowl or stand mixer, using the whisk attachment.

3

Add in 1 cup of sugar and 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract. Mix on high until the aquafaba fluffs up. It should hold its shape but not be so stiff it doesn’t give.

FACT: Why does this work? Aquafaba is rich in protein, much like egg whites. Whisking it causes the proteins to unfurl and introduces air into the mix. The proteins create a structure around these air bubbles, separating them from the liquid. The cream of tartar helps reinforce those protein bonds, resulting in delicious vegan whipped cream.

4

Layer the whipped cream, blueberries, and raspberries.

Vegan 4th of July Parfait (with Aquafaba)

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Vegan 4th of July Parfait (with Aquafaba)

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