Gather ingredients. Wash berries. Chop strawberries into 8ths and angel food cake into cubes.
If making your own whipped cream, make it just prior to putting parfaits together.
Line up 4 mason jars or clear plastic cups.
Place a small amount of whipped cream in the bottom of each jar.
Add a layer of blueberries.
Add 4-5 pieces of cubed angel food cake.
Add another layer of whipped cream. If room, add another layer of angel food cake.
Carefully place chopped strawberries on top.
Add additional layers depending on height of glass.
Finish with a nice swirl of whipped cream and top with a whole strawberry.
Optional: For adults only, pour a tablespoon of Grand Marnier or your favorite liqueur on top of whipped cream for a really indulgent treat.
VARIATIONSMake it a Grand Marnier Parfait by drizzling a little Grand Marnier liqueur over the top for a more decadent adult treat. Or opt for your favorite liqueur instead.Try different fruits such as raspberries, blackberries, kiwi, peaches and mangos.Add granola or chopped nuts to several layers for a crunchier note.For all the chocolate lovers out there, add a layer or two of chocolate chips. You can never go wrong with this addition. For a real showstopper, make these individual mason jar parfaits into a Patriotic Trifle. Just layer a tall trifle dish with the same layers and serve as one big dessert.