parfait glass


Definition of parfait glass

: a tall narrow glass with a short stem

Examples of parfait glass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To prepare parfaits: Divide the pomegranate compote among six 6-ounce (3/4 cup) parfait glasses, ramekins or other small dessert cups. Romney Steele,, "EatingWell: It’s easy to feel festive making this pomegranate parfait," 12 Dec. 2019 Assemble parfaits: Divide half of pumpkin mixture among 12 small parfait glasses. Ina Garten, Good Housekeeping, "Pumpkin Mousse Parfaits," 2 Oct. 2015 Tip: Use iced tea spoons to fill the parfait glasses. Susan Nicholson, ajc, "7 Day Menu Planner," 23 Feb. 2018 Layer Spicy Hot Fudge Sauce, brittle, and scoops of ice cream in parfait glasses. Marian Cooper Cairns, Country Living, "Hot Fudge Golden Grahams Parfait," 4 Jan. 2018 To serve, spoon about 1/2 cup of fruit into each small bowl or parfait glass. Debbie Arrington, sacbee, "What’s great to grill? Just about anything | The Sacramento Bee," 18 Dec. 2017 In 6 parfait glasses, layer brownies, ice cream mixture, and fudge sauce, repeating as desired. Garnish with additional chopped Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. Redbook, "The Grown-Up Way to Eat Your Favorite Halloween Desserts," 24 Sep. 2014

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First Known Use of parfait glass

1907, in the meaning defined above

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“Parfait glass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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