Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Ice Cream Parfait with Cherry Compote & Oatmeal Crumble

I love layered desserts. There is something great about sinking your teeth into a new layer with each bite.  I had been wanting to incorporate cherries into a dessert all summer, so I decided to make cherry compote, layer it between vanilla ice cream and top it off with oatmeal crumble.  This tasted like a cherry pie, but without the crust, it was delicious.  
A Few Things: The cherry compote also pairs perfectly with Greek yogurt.  Another idea is to top the yogurt with some granola for a healthy breakfast.  

*All photographs by Alison

16 comments:

  1. It looks good! If you put ice cream with it, I will eat anything. I am a sucker for ice cream. I told my husband just last night that I needed to take a break from it because I eat it WAY too much!

    Amy



    Fashion and Beauty Finds

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  2. OMG!!! That looks like heaven!! The photos are fab...and the final result delicious. I actually have a ton of cherries in my refrigerator....hhmmmmm.....

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  3. The food you post always looks amazing and makes me so hungry. This just looks so tasty!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  4. This look so amazing and easy!!! I LOVE cherries, so I'm game to try any recipe that incorporates this delicious fruit!

    xo Jenny
    www.crazystylelove.com

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  5. yum, this looks super good!
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  6. I'm not such a big fan of cherries, but this does look really good:) maybe I need to try them again sometime, just so I can make something like this:)
    xx Kate


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  7. that looks seriously DELICIOUS! so refreshing and a perfect go to treat on hot summer days!

    xxx
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  8. Thanks for stopping by Comfy Cozy Couture! This recipe looks so delicious, I'm adding it to my list!!

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  9. That looks delicious! I love yogurt, and cherries this looks so amazing :)

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  10. This looks so amazing! I love deserts that have oatmeal crumble--that sweet, crunchy topping is amazing!

    -Alyssa
    The Glossy Life

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  11. yum yum yum! I might actually be capable of making this one haha

    xo SideSmile,
    Ashley

    SideSmile Style Blog

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  12. Where do you come up with all of these ideas?? Pure talent:) It looks delicious!
    -amy
    www.dreamingincashmere.com

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  13. omg!!!! this has got to be the most perfect desert EVER!!!! cherries are my favorite snack in summer & the photos here make everything look even more delicious!!! great job!! :))

    with love, veronika from entertainment-scrapbook.com

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