Pumpernickel parfait

ingredients for 5 people:

  • 125 g Westphalian pumpernickel
  • 2 cl kirsch
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 180 g sugar
  • 20 g cocoa
  • 75 ml white wine
  • 500 g whipped cream


  1. Cut the pumpernickel into small chunks and leave to soak overnight in kirsch.
  2. Put the egg yolks, cocoa and white wine into a bowl and mix to combine. Beat the mixture over a bain-marie, take it off the heat and add in the soaked pumpernickel. Leave to cool.
  3. Next, carefully fold in the whipped cream and transfer the mixture to a tin. Cover with foil and freeze overnight.


Serve the parfait with warm lingonberries and cream.

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