On Line Cookbook

Sicilian Orange Parfait

Recipe Information
Terri McK


  • 10 biscotti, store bought or home made
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) triple sec or orange liqueur
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) orange juice
  • 1 cup (225 ml) mascarpone cheese
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) icing sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) real whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) grated orange rind
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) white chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • garnish: chopped white chocolate, candied orange pieces, grated bittersweet chocolate
  • Break biscotti into pieces in bowl.
  • Combine liqueur and orange juice in seperate bowl; pour over biscotti and let stand 30 minutes.
  • Whip real whipping cream with mixer until peaks form.
  • In separate bowl whip cheese until soft, then whisk in spoonfuls of whipping cream to cheese, fold in remaining.
  • Fold in orange peel and both chocolates.
  • Divide cookies and mascarpone mixture into parfaits, adding half of cookie mix at base of parfait, top with cheese.
  • Repeat steps for each parfait.
  • Garnish and serve.
Wonderful summer treat!