Cactus pear parfait

Cactus pear parfait
  • 4 servings
  • 0:10 Preparation
  • 0:30 Cooking
  • 0:40 Total Time


Add all
  • 3

    cactus pears

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    organic sugar

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)

    lemon juice

  • 8

    vanilla ice cream

  • 3/4 cup
    (190 mL)

    crumbled fine biscuits (with almonds, shortbread, etc.)


Peel the cactus pears and cut into cubes. In a saucepan, cook the pears, sugar and lemon juice over medium heat for about 30 minutes.

Strain the cactus pear syrup in a fine sieve and let cool.

In 4 large dessert goblets, place a scoop of ice cream, sprinkle some crumbled biscuit and splash on some syrup. Add a second scoop and splash on some more syrup.

Serve immediately.

Source: Académie Culinaire