Homemade Eggnog Ice Cream Parfaits

Blogger Arlene Cummings of Cooking With Sugar shares a favorite recipe for Easy Homemade Eggnog Ice Cream Parfaits. No ice cream maker needed to make the holidays so much sweeter.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 5 hr 20 min
  • Servings 12

Parfaits

1
jar (10 oz) maraschino cherries, drained
1
pint (2 cups) whipping cream, chilled
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
tablespoon rum extract
2
teaspoons vanilla
12
jelly jars or drinking glasses (8 oz each)
3
cups Cinnamon Toast Crunch™ cereal

  • 1 Reserve 12 whole cherries for garnish. Chop remaining cherries; set aside.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat whipping cream with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form.
  • 3 In large bowl, stir together condensed milk, cinnamon, nutmeg, rum extract and vanilla. Fold in whipped cream until combined.
  • 4 To make each parfait in jelly jar or glass, layer about 1 tablespoon cereal, about 1/4 cup cream mixture, some of the chopped cherries, another tablespoon cereal and a layer of cream mixture. Sprinkle top with cereal; top with 1 reserved whole cherry.
  • 5 Cover; freeze at least 5 to 6 hours before serving.

Expert Tips

Before serving, allow the desserts to sit out for a minute or two so it won’t be too firm.

The ice cream parfait can also be made in a large plastic container or layered in a 9x5-inch loaf pan instead of the individual cups.