Strawberry Pudding Parfaits

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5 from 4 votes
These Strawberry Pudding Parfaits are a sweet way to end your night! This Strawberry Parfait Recipe is so delicious and light.
Prep: 10 minutes
chill time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes
Strawberry Pudding Parfaits

These Strawberry Pudding Parfaits are a sweet way to end your night! They’re so delicious and light. Plus, you can easily make low/no sugar so

Strawberry Pudding Parfaits with whipped cream, a cookie and strawberry garnish.

These strawberry parfaits are layered with graham cracker crumbs, strawberry instant pudding, whipped cream, and fresh strawberries. To learn more about strawberries visit the USDA for more information about the fruit.


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What We Love About This Recipe

  • Easy Ingredients: Only 5 ingredients required to make these Strawberry Instant Pudding Parfaits.
  • Make Ahead: This Strawberry Parfait recipe is perfect to make ahead of time and keep in fridge until it is ready to be served.
  • Customizable: You can easily swap pudding flavors and toppings to your liking.

Ingredient Notes

  • Pudding: For this recipe I used the Sonic Strawberry Shake Pudding found at Wal-mart no need to make from scratch.
  • Whip Topping: You could use Cool Whip or try making fresh whipped cream, both work well!
A tray of Strawberry Pudding Parfaits.

Equipment Needed

How to Make Strawberry Instant Pudding Parfaits

These are the basic steps for making Strawberry Pudding Parfaits. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

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Strawberry Pudding being prepared and the crumbs perpared.

STEP 1: MAKE THE PUDDING

First, mix together the instant pudding packet with the milk. Stir until smooth and give it a bit of time to get a thicker consistency. While pudding is resting, chop up your strawberries.

STEP 2: ASSEMBLING THE STRAWBERRY PARFAIT CUPS

Second, in each plastic cup, put 1/4 cup of graham cracker crumbs at the bottom, then layer your pudding mixture, chopped strawberries, and whipped cream.

STEP 3: LET THE PARFAITS CHILL

Finally, put strawberry mixture in the fridge for at least an hour to chill. Then top with more whipped cream and a strawberry and enjoy!

Fresh strawberries and whipped topping being added

Prep and Storage Tips

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

This recipe can be easily made ahead of time, just make the night before and chill over night in the refrigerator.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

The strawberry parfait recipe will be best in the fridge for 3-4 days. Simply cover tops tightly with foil or plastic wrap.

Frequently Asked Questions

IS A PARFAIT A DESSERT?

Yes, it could also be a snack, but it is typically a sweet layered treat consisting of fruit, whipped cream, and pudding or yogurt that is perfect for dessert.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE VANILLA PUDDING IN PLACE OF STRAWBERRY?

Of course, you can absolutely customize the flavors to your liking if that means switching strawberry for vanilla or even chocolate pudding.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed this recipe is super easy to double if you are looking to make for more people.

ARE THERE EGGS IN PARFAITS?

In traditional french parfait recipes they often use egg yolks to achieve the rich colored custard. However, this recipe is egg free.

Close up of the Strawberry Pudding Parfaits.

Expert Tips for Making This Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: If you are making this for a large family, just proportionally increase ingredients for your desired yield.
  • Add Crushed Cookies for Graham Cracker Crumbs: Instead of using graham cracker crumbs, you could also used crushed cookies such as vanilla Oreos or vanilla wafers.
  • Chocolate Strawberry: For a chocolate covered strawberry inspired parfait, switch the strawberry instant pudding for chocolate instant pudding and layer with chopped strawberries and mini chocolate chips.
  • Flavor Swap: Alternatively, you could also make a raspberry parfait by using raspberry instant pudding mixes and swap the strawberries for raspberries.
  • Low Calorie: For a lower calorie parfait, use a sugar free instant pudding, cookie and whipped topping. It will still be fabulous.

What to Serve with Strawberry Pudding Parfaits

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Strawberry Pudding Parfaits
5 from 4 votes

Strawberry Pudding Parfaits

Yield: 4 parfait cups
Prep: 10 minutes
chill time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes
These Strawberry Pudding Parfaits are a sweet way to end your night! This Strawberry Parfait Recipe is so delicious and light.
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Ingredients

  • 1 3.9 ounce instant strawberry pudding
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup whipped topping, plus more for topping
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup strawberries, chopped plus more strawberries for topping

Instructions

  • Whisk together the strawberry pudding and milk until smooth and well combined. Allow the pudding to rest until thickened.
  • Add ¼ cup graham cracker crumbs to the bottom of each cup.
  • Spoon half the pudding over the top of the graham cracker crumbs.
  • Place ¼ cup chopped strawberries on top of each layer of pudding.
  • Add the whipped topping to the remaining pudding and stir to mix. Spoon the remaining pudding mixture over the top of the chopped strawberries.
  • Place the cups in the refrigerator to chill for at least one hour.
  • Top each cup with a fresh strawberry and a dollop of whipped topping before serving.

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: If you are making this for a large family, just proportionally increase ingredients for your desired yield.
  • Add Crushed Cookies for Graham Cracker Crumbs: Instead of using graham cracker crumbs, you could also used crushed cookies such as vanilla Oreos.
  • Chocolate Strawberry: For a chocolate covered strawberry inspired parfait, switch the strawberry instant pudding for chocolate instant pudding and layer with chopped strawberries and mini chocolate chips.
  • Flavor Swap: Alternatively, you could also make a raspberry parfait by using raspberry pudding mix and swap the strawberries for raspberries.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 349kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 425mg | Potassium: 279mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 216IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 175mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dessert, easy dessert, graham cracker cumbs, parfait, Pudding, strawberry pudding, whipped cream

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  1. 5 stars
    Thank you so much for sharing this amazing recipe! Will surely have this again! It’s really easy to make and it tasted so delicious! Highly recommended!

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