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Fresh Berry Parfait with Crème Anglaise

"Prep time" includes the time needed to melt the ice cream if left out on the counter in a glass.
Prep Time2 hrs 15 mins
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dessert, fresh berry parfait, fresh berry trifle
Servings: 4
Author: Hip Foodie Mom


  • Vanilla ice cream
  • half of a Sara Lee Pound Cake
  • assortment of fresh berries: strawberries blueberries, blackberries and raspberries
  • chocolate syrup optional but highly recommended


  • Scoop out about 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream. Leave in the refrigerator at least 4 hours before serving or simply leave out on the counter, at least an hour or two before serving.
  • Microwave your pound cake for one minute and cut into cubes. Wash your berries and set aside.
  • To assemble the parfait: layer in some pound cake cubes, top with berries, repeat one more time and top with the melted ice cream and chocolate syrup. Enjoy!