Black Forest Yogurt Parfaits

Serves 2

These elegant Black Forest Yogurt Parfaits are decadent enough to serve for a fancy dessert yet simple enough that kids can make them for a weekday breakfast (and even prepare the night before).


  • 1 cup yogurt, plain or vanilla*
  • 1 tablespoon dark unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons Cherry Chia Jam** or cherry preserves of your choice
  • 1 cup Chocolate-Cherry Granola***
  • Shaved dairy-free dark chocolate chips or chunks, optional, for garnish


Whisk or stir together yogurt and cocoa.

Spoon 1 to 2 tablespoons Cherry Chia Jam into bottom of 2 clear glass jars or serving dishes.

Top each with ¼ cup yogurt mixture.

Top with 1 to 3 tablespoons Chocolate-Cherry Granola. Add another layer of yogurt and granola, if desired, Serve sprinkled with unsweetened cocoa or shaved dairy-free dark chocolate chips or chunks.

*For dairy-free parfaits, use store-bought dairy-free yogurt or make your own.

**Click for Cherry Chia Jam recipe

***Click for Chocolate-Cherry Granola recipe

Recipe and photo by Angela Sackett