Introduction:
Indulge in the wholesome flavors of Canada with our delectable Canadian Berry Breakfast Parfait. This special recipe is a delightful combination of fresh berries, creamy yogurt, and a touch of maple syrup that pays homage to the Canadian culinary tradition. Whether you’re looking for a nutritious breakfast or a refreshing dessert, this parfait is a perfect choice. It’s not only delicious but also packed with vitamins, antioxidants, and a burst of Canadian pride.

History:
Parfaits originated in France, and their popularity has since spread worldwide. In Canada, parfaits have become a beloved breakfast or dessert option, thanks to the abundance of fresh berries and dairy products available. This Canadian twist on the classic parfait brings together local ingredients and flavors that have become a source of national pride.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients:

For the Parfait:

  • 2 cups fresh mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries)
  • 2 cups Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup pure Canadian maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup granola

For Garnish (optional):

  • Fresh mint leaves
  • Extra berries
  • Drizzle of maple syrup

Instructions:

1. Prepare the Berries:

  • Wash and dry the mixed berries.
  • If using strawberries, remove the stems and slice them into small pieces.

2. Mix the Yogurt:

  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the Greek yogurt and maple syrup until well combined. Adjust the sweetness to your preference by adding more or less maple syrup.

3. Assemble the Parfaits:

  • Take four parfait glasses or serving dishes.
  • Begin by adding a spoonful of the yogurt mixture to the bottom of each glass.
  • Follow with a layer of mixed berries.
  • Sprinkle a layer of granola on top of the berries.
  • Repeat the layers until the glass is filled, finishing with a dollop of yogurt on top.

4. Garnish:

  • Garnish each parfait with fresh mint leaves, extra berries, and a drizzle of maple syrup for added flavor and presentation.

5. Serve:

  • Serve the Canadian Berry Breakfast Parfaits immediately for the best taste and texture.

Nutrition Facts:

Serving SizeCaloriesTotal FatSaturated FatCholesterolSodiumTotal CarbohydratesDietary FiberSugarsProtein
1 Parfait (approx. 250g)2506g2g10mg85mg38g4g20g12g

Conclusion:
Our Canadian Berry Breakfast Parfait offers a delightful taste of Canada in every spoonful. The combination of fresh berries, creamy yogurt, and the distinct flavor of pure maple syrup creates a harmonious blend of textures and tastes. Whether you’re enjoying it for breakfast or dessert, this parfait is not only delicious but also a nutritious choice. Share the love for Canada’s culinary tradition with this special recipe that’s easy to prepare and even easier to savor. Enjoy the wholesome goodness of Canadian ingredients in every bite!