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Strawberry Parfait

This Strawberry Parfait is a great option for a refreshing breakfast or a tasty snack that you will absolutely enjoy. It has a perfect blend of sweetness and tanginess and is complemented by the crunchy granola layers.

If you are a fan of delicious and creamy yogurt recipes, make sure to check out this Muesli Yogurt Parfait with Berries (VIDEO) or this Mango Smoothie.

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Recipe Details

This delightful Strawberry Parfait recipe is perfect for a quick and healthy breakfast that is also incredibly flavorful. It’s ideal for both adults and kids, and requires minimal preparation.

  • TASTE: This recipe offers a delightful combination of tangy yogurt sweetened with honey and ripe, sweet strawberries, creating a truly enjoyable taste experience.
  • TEXTURE: The mix of juicy berries, smooth yogurt, and crunchy granola creates a pleasing texture that makes this parfait irresistible.
  • TIME: You can prepare this in just about 8 minutes.
  • EASE: With only four ingredients and minimal prep, you can easily put together these fantastic parfaits for your family.

What You’ll Need

Ingredients for a Strawberry Parfait: strawberries, yogurt, honey, and granola.

Ingredient Notes

  • Strawberries- For the best flavor, opt for fresh, ripe strawberries. Look for ones that are deeply red in color, firm but not hard, and without any bruises or soft spots.
  • Granola- You can use your preferred brand of granola or even homemade granola.
  • Yogurt- Choose plain, full-fat yogurt for its richness and tangy taste.

Add-ins and Substitutions

  • Substitute other fruit- Experiment with different fruits such as blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, peaches, pineapple, kiwi, or cantaloupe.
  • Use maple syrup- Replace honey with maple syrup for a different flavor profile while still achieving the desired level of sweetness.
  • Substitute flavored yogurt- Instead of plain yogurt, try flavored options like vanilla, ensuring you adjust the honey quantity accordingly to avoid overly sweetening the parfait. You can also use dairy-free or low-fat yogurt.
  • Add whipped cream- Transform this into a dessert by adding whipped cream or using it as a yogurt substitute. You can use store-bought whipped cream or make your own Chantilly Cream.

How to Make Strawberry Parfait

  • Chop the fruit. Chop the fresh strawberries into small pieces.
  • Combine yogurt and honey. Thoroughly mix the plain Greek yogurt with honey.

Pro Tip:  Taste the yogurt and honey mixture to adjust sweetness levels to your preference. Taste preferences vary, so adjust accordingly.

Steps to make Strawberry Parfait: chop the strawberries, then mix the yogurt and honey with a whisk.
  • Assemble the parfait. Layer the parfait in a small glass cup or mason jar, using 1/4 cup of each ingredient at a time, repeating until the jar is full. You can layer it in any order, but one suggestion is yogurt, granola, and strawberries. Garnish with mint leaves and serve.

Recipe Tips

  • Slice the strawberries uniformly and small- Ensure the strawberry pieces are small enough to fit into the jar and be easily scooped up without overwhelming each bite.
  • Use fresh fruit- Fresh fruit works best for this parfait. Avoid canned fruit that tends to be mushy from syrup, or thawed frozen fruit that becomes mushy upon thawing.
  • Check sweetness level- Adjust honey quantity based on your preferred sweetness. Taste the mix to ensure it meets your desired level of sweetness.
  • Adjust for jar size- Depending on the jar size, you may need to use more than 1/4 cup of each ingredient for each layer as you build your parfait.


What makes a parfait parfait?

A parfait is a layered mixture of ingredients served in tall parfait glasses. It can consist of ice cream with toppings like graham cracker crumbs, yogurt with fruit, or even chocolate mousse or pudding. This Strawberry Parfait layers granola, strawberries, and honey-sweetened yogurt.

Is a parfait a healthy breakfast?

A parfait can be a nutritious breakfast option when made with fresh fruit, unsweetened Greek yogurt, and granola, providing protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. However, be mindful of the sugar content, especially if you have dietary restrictions related to sugar intake. Enjoy this parfait in moderation if needed.

Strawberry Parfait in a jar with granola, honey, and strawberries and topped with mint.

Serving Suggestions

This scrumptious Strawberry Parfait is a delightful breakfast treat on its own. Yet, it also pairs well with various breakfast or brunch dishes.

  • Proteins: Enjoy it with Eggs Benedict, Crispy Air Fryer Bacon, Quiche Lorraine, or Homemade Biscuits and Sausage Gravy.
  • Pancakes: Combine this Strawberry Yogurt Parfait with Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes, German Pancakes (VIDEO), Buttermilk Pancakes, or Almond Flour Pancakes (gluten-free).
  • Smoothies: Serve this parfait alongside a refreshing smoothie, such as Mango Smoothie, Mandarin Banana Smoothie, or Blueberry Smoothie Bowl.
  • Beverages: Pair it with a gourmet coffee like Caramel Frappuccino (Starbucks Copycat) and Iced Caramel Macchiato, or with a tea like Brown Sugar Boba.

Prepare This Recipe in Advance

Prepare ahead: Get a head start by cutting the strawberries and mixing the honey with the yogurt. Store them separately in the refrigerator for a day or two before assembling the parfait.

Storage: Keep this Strawberry Parfait in a sealed jar or container for up to 3 days. Note that the granola may soften the longer it sits.

Freezing: The granola can be frozen in a ziplock bag for up to 6 months. However, freezing may cause the strawberries to become mushy and the yogurt to become grainy, so it’s preferable to make the parfaits fresh.

More Delicious Breakfast Dishes!

  • Super Creamy Mashed Potatoes
  • Smoked Tri Tip
  • Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes
  • Easy Napoleon Cake Recipe (VIDEO)

Complete Recipe Instructions


Strawberry Parfait

This refreshing Strawberry Parfait is sweet and tangy with crunchy granola layers. It’s scrumptious!

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Course: beverage, Dessert
Cuisine: French
Diet: Gluten Free
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 433kcal
Author: Dina


  • 2 small glass jars


  • 1 cup Plain Greek yogurt full fat
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 cup granola any kind


  • Make small pieces of fresh strawberries by chopping them up. Next, mix plain Greek yogurt with honey thoroughly. Adjust the sweetness to your liking by tasting and adding more honey if needed.

    To assemble the parfait, use a small glass cup or jar and layer 1/4 cup of each ingredient at a time. Start with yogurt, then granola, and finish with strawberries. Repeat this layering process until the jar is filled, adjusting the amounts as necessary based on the jar size.

    Here are some tips for making the perfect parfait:
    – Slice strawberries into small, uniform pieces for easy eating.
    – Opt for fresh fruit over canned or frozen for the best taste.
    – Adjust the sweetness by adding more or less honey based on your preference.
    – Modify the ingredient quantities based on the size of the jar to ensure each layer is balanced and fits well.

    This parfait recipe yields:
    – Calories: 433 kcal
    – Carbohydrates: 67g
    – Protein: 18g
    – Fat: 12g
    – Saturated Fat: 1g
    – Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g
    – Monounsaturated Fat: 4g
    – Trans Fat: 0.01g
    – Cholesterol: 5mg
    – Sodium: 58mg
    – Potassium: 499mgFiber: 5g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 13IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 176mg | Iron: 3mg

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