recipe by Urban Bliss Life

Makes 6


  • 9 slices Franz Butter Bread
  • 1 cup brewed coffee, cooled to room temperature
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 16 ounces of mascarpone cheese
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Approximately ¼ – ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 can whipping cream
  • Cocoa powder


  1. Cut bread into small squares or rectangles. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, or a measuring cup with a spout, combine the coffee and vanilla, and stir. Set aside.
  3. In a stand mixer or a large bowl using a hand mixer, mix together mascarpone cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla.  Set aside.

Assemble the parfaits:

  1. Set out six parfait glasses or six 6-8 ounce juice glasses.
  2. Place one layer of bread pieces on the bottom of each glass, allowing bread to overlap in order to cover the bottom of the glass.
  3. Slowly pour about 1 tablespoon or more of the coffee mixture over each. You want to make sure the coffee mixture touches all of the bread pieces without completely soaking the bottom layer.
  4. Spread about 2-3 tablespoons of the mascarpone mixture evenly over the coffee-soaked bread layer, so that it covers the bread.
  5. Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon of mini chocolate chips over the mascarpone layer.
  6. Repeat first three layers – bread, coffee, mascarpone – one more time.
  7. Top each parfait with whipped cream, a small sprinkle of sifted cocoa powder and some mini chocolate chips.