Lemony Blueberry Quark Mini Parfaits

These bite-size treats add sunshine to any dessert table. Their eye-catching color with decadent quark cheese layer are irresistible. They're so tasty—it’s hard to eat just one.

Wisconsin Cheese Lemony Blueberry Quark Mini Parfaits Recipe
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Active Time
40 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Quark can be used in this recipe.


  1. Combine the blueberries, sugar, water and cornstarch in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low. Simmer, uncovered, for 4-6 minutes or until the mixture is reduced by half and thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat. Cool completely.
  2. Combine quark and honey in a small bowl. Spoon or pipe heaping teaspoonful quark mixture into each 3-ounce glass.
  3. Layer each with 1 teaspoon lemon curd and 1 teaspoon blueberry mixture. Repeat layers, starting with the quark mixture, filling glasses until almost full. Top with quark mixture. Garnish with lemon zest. Refrigerate until serving.

Recipe Tip

Several Wisconsin cheesemakers craft whole milk ricotta cheese that may also work in this recipe.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Clock Shadow Creamery™ Quark is a mild, tangy, German-style spreadable cheese. Enjoy it on bagels, in savory dishes, desserts, or as a filling for crepes.

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