Amaretto Custard Berry Parfaits

As if you need a reason to assemble a parfait, this indulgent custard concoction is an attractive way to sweeten the meal. 

Amaretto Custard Berry Parfaits

Ingredients
  1. 1/3 cup sugar
  2. 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  3. 1/8 teaspoon salt
  4. 2-3/4 cups 2% milk
  5. 4 egg yolks, beaten
  6. 2 teaspoons unsalted butter
  7. 1 teaspoon Amaretto
  8. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  9. 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  10. 1 cup fresh raspberries
  11. 4 whole fresh strawberries

Directions
  • In a large heavy saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir in milk until smooth. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer.
  • Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot mixture into egg yolks; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Stir in the butter, Amaretto and vanilla. Cool to room temperature.