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May 1 is National Chocolate Parfait Day!

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It’s the first of May!  Time to celebrate National Chocolate Parfait Day!  Try these sinful recipes to celebrate today’s occasion.

1. DOUBLE CHOCOLATE PUDDING PARFAIT

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INGREDIENTS:

2 tablespoons cornstarch

1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided

1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder, divided, plus additional for garnish

2 cups whole milk

4 ounces fine-quality semisweet chocolate (no more than 54% cacao if marked), finely chopped

1 tablespoon unsalted butter

1 cup chilled heavy cream

1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

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2.  Peanut-Butter Chocolate Parfait

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INGREDIENTS:

FOR THE CHOCOLATE CREAM

1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

3/4 cup heavy cream

FOR THE PEANUT BUTTER CREAM

3/4 cup heavy cream

2 tablespoons sugar

1/2 cup smooth peanut butter

FOR THE TOPPING

1/4 cup roughly chopped salted peanuts

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3.  White Chocolate Parfait

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INGREDIENTS:

100g (3½ oz) white chocolate, broken into squares

250ml (8fl oz) ready-made vanilla custard, at room temperature

3tbsp Irish cream liqueur, such as Bailey

142ml carton double cream

To serve:

2tbsp grated plain chocolate

A few fresh raspberries

Small loaf tin lined with clingfilm

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4.  Banana Chocolate Parfaits Recipe

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INGREDIENTS:

3 medium bananas, sliced

1/4 cup lemon juice

2 cups cold fat-free milk

1 package (1.4 ounces) sugar-free instant chocolate pudding mix

1 cup (8 ounces) reduced-fat sour cream

1-1/2 cups reduced-fat whipped topping

8 chocolate wafers, crushed

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5.  Chocolate Parfait with Irish Cream

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INGREDIENTS:

50g caster sugar

125g dark chocolate

3 egg yolks

300ml double cream

4tbsp Irish cream liqueur

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What’s more perfect than a parfait? Ask the French:)