Quickie Chocolate Cherry Parfait


This is a quickie dessert recipe I threw together for me and my significant other. It looks good and tastes great, with alternating layers of chocolate pudding and cherries. The evaporated milk makes the pudding extra creamy.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hr 5 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 15 mins
2 servings


  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk

  • 1 (3.9 ounce) package instant chocolate pudding mix

  • ½ (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling

  • 1 cup non-dairy whipped topping

  • teaspoon ground cinnamon, or to taste


  1. Pour the evaporated milk and dry pudding mix into a container with a lid, seal it, and shake for 45 seconds to combine. Let the pudding set for 5 minutes.

  2. In 2 large parfait glasses, alternate layers of chocolate pudding with layers of cherry pie filling. Top each glass with whipped topping, and sprinkle with cinnamon. Chill for 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

733 Calories
24g Fat
115g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 733
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 1028mg 45%
Total Carbohydrate 115g 42%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 62g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 9mg 45%
Calcium 519mg 40%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 858mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.