Mocha Parfaits

Mocha Parfaits

Mocha Parfaits

Mocha, the flavor combination of coffee and chocolate, is quickly becoming a favorite flavor for coffees, icings, desserts and sauces. Here we have made a low fat mocha sauce and poured it over nonfat frozen yogurt.


Makes 4 servings


1-1/2 tablespoons margarine
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 pint coffee-flavored nonfat frozen yogurt
12 whole coffee beans (optional)


  1. Melt margarine in heavy saucepan over low heat. Add cocoa; cook and stir 3 minutes. Add boiling water, sugar and coffee; cook and stir until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Cool.
  2. Place 2 tablespoons frozen yogurt in bottom of each of 4 parfait glasses. Top each with 1 tablespoon sauce. Top sauce with another 2 tablespoons frozen yogurt; top frozen yogurt with 2 tablespoons sauce. Repeat layering twice more. Top each parfait with 3 coffee beans, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Calories 265
Calories from Fat 16 %
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Carbohydrate 54 g
Protein 5 g
Sodium 109 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 3
Fat 1

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