California Prune and Yoghurt Parfait

This sweet treat is not only a dessert you’ll love, but thanks to the inclusion of California Prunes it also has reduced fat!

Makes: 8Prep Time: 10 – 15 minutes Cook Time: Minimum 4 hours freezing


  • 300g Thick Greek Yoghurt 0%
  • 150g California Prunes
  • 20g Honey
  • 1 Lemon juice only
  • 3 Egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 200g Sugar
  • 200ml water


1. Place the sugar and water into a pan and boil until it reaches 110 °C.
2. Meanwhile whip the egg white in an electric mixer with the salt until light, fluffy
and they hold their shape.
3. When the sugar and water mixture is ready, remove from the heat and pour into the egg whites slowly until it is fully incorporated.
4. Continue to mix the egg whites until it has cooled.
5. Place the California Prunes into a blender with the honey and lemon juice.
6. Blend until smooth, then add the yoghurt one spoon at a time, then mix until it is
fully blended together.
7. Transfer the yoghurt mixture into a mixing bowl and add half the egg white mixture.
8. Mix together, then add the remaining egg white and fold the mixture carefully
and slowly.
9. Line a loaf tin with 2 sheets of cling film before pouring in the parfait mixture.
10. Place the parfait into the freezer for a minimum of 4 hours before slicing and serving.


Peter Sidwell

Peter Sidwell

California Prune Board Ambassador Peter Sidwell, is a chef, baker, TV presenter, author, and innovator of all things food related. Peter has been a chef all his working life and over the years has developed a simple, fresh and innovative way of cooking which focuses on the importance of fine ingredients and technical know-how to ensure the best results. Peter has travelled the world cooking, talking and demonstrating his approach and explaining how and why it works so well for all manner of food offerings. Peter works both with chefs, consumers, food producers and retailers to innovate, create process or refine procurement. Working from his new innovation centre in England's beautiful Lake District, Peter and his team create exciting, attractive and mouth-watering new recipes with digital content, showcasing the delicious flavour and versatility of California Prunes.