Yogurt and Comb Honey Parfait Shooters

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This is yet another creation in my mini-series of comb honey hors d’oeuvres! I mentioned in an earlier post that when Jonathan and I set out to make some fancy hors d’oeuvres using comb honey, we were surprised at the lack of recipes on the internet for such a unique, tasty and classy looking natural health food.
Every recipe or “how to” blog post on comb honey just said to eat it plain, spread it on toast, or serve with cheese. BO-RING! So we were determined to introduce to the interwebs some new, original and innovative uses for comb honey in an hors d’oeuvre setting.
As detailed in my blog post Comb Honey – The Ultimate Raw Honey:
Comb honey is basically a chunk of the hexagonal shaped beeswax cells of the honeycomb, each cell filled with raw honey, exactly at the bees packed it.
Because the honey is still in the comb and has not been touched by man, it contains every bit of pollen, enzymes, propolis, vitamins, amino acids, antioxidants, minerals, and aromatics that the bees produced in the hive. There’s no filtering, processing or rearranging of the raw product by human hands.
Over the next week or so I’m going to be posting some of our comb honey hors d’oeuvre recipes that we’ve had a blast dreaming up, creating and tasting.
This particular parfait recipe is actually a creation from our friend Diego. When we’d set out with comb honey in hand to make dream up these recipes, Jonathan and I invited over two of our local geek-tastic friends, Diego and Williams. We all put our heads together and tried to come up with some fun, eye-pleasing and (most importantly!) tasty appetizers. Diego is currently going to school taking courses in culinary and hospitality arts (though he majors in art) and this is his recipe!

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You Will Need:

Tall Shot Glasses
Plain Yogurt
Milk
Graham Cracker Crumbles
Comb Honey
Various Toppings of Your Choosing – (We mixed it up using dried cranberries, toasted almonds, and glazed pecans.)
In a large bowl, mix your yogurt and milk together to a consistency you prefer for the shooter. Diego used about 50/50. You can also sweeten the shooters with honey if you want it to be a sweeter treat. Carefully spoon the yogurt mixture into the individual shot glasses. Sprinkle each top with graham cracker crumbles, and then spoon your toppings on top. As the last step, cut out a chunk of comb honey and use as the last topping ingredient.
These make for fun, eye catching appetizer, that would serve well at a “choose your own topping” appetizer station! Thanks for the fun recipe Diego!

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Keep an eye out for more comb honey hors d’oeuvre recipes over the following weeks!

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Gingi is a photographer, cosplayer, amateur chef, crazy cat lady, anime otaku, bookworm, generic geek, world traveler, conservative Christian, homeschooler, devoted military wife and stay at home new mother of two little girls. Gingi blogs about anything and everything that is relevant to being a supermom, stay at home wife, homeschooler and geek girl! You can contact her at gingifreeman@gmail.com or via the contact form on her website at www.domesticgeekgirl.com

19 thoughts on “Yogurt and Comb Honey Parfait Shooters

  • 9 February, 2014 at 10:58 pm
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    These are adorable! Thanks for sharing at the Happiness Is Homemade Link Party! Pinning to the party board and can’t wait to see what happiness posts you share next week! Have a terrific week!
    Cathy
    APeekIntoMyParadise.com

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    • 10 February, 2014 at 2:24 pm
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      Thank you! And I just LOVE your blog! Looking forward to keeping in touch!!

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  • 10 February, 2014 at 8:18 pm
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    This is the first thing you’ve written about that I don’t think I’d try. I’ve never liked the idea of ‘liquid yogurt’. Take the milk out and just make some little mini parfaits for me, and NOM!!

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    • 11 February, 2014 at 4:22 pm
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      Hahaha, I prefer my yogurt to be a little more on the firm side myself, but these were YUMMY!

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  • 11 February, 2014 at 5:49 am
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    Oh how delish these look! Thanks for sharing. Stopping by as co-host of Homemade link Party.

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    • 11 February, 2014 at 4:17 pm
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      Thank you for stopping by! I need to finish making the rounds and saying hello to fellow linky blogs.. each time I do I get sidetracked by all the other posts! haha! SO MANY PRETTIES!!

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  • 11 February, 2014 at 8:44 pm
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    Love this idea! SO cute for company & kids too!!!

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    • 12 February, 2014 at 2:18 pm
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      And good for you too! Thanks for the comment!

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  • 12 February, 2014 at 5:13 am
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    These are so beautiful and would be perfect for a party. I’ve never had comb honey before, but now I’m curious to try:)

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    • 12 February, 2014 at 2:19 pm
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      Oh man, you have to try it! It’s soooo good!

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  • 12 February, 2014 at 6:09 pm
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    This recipe looks simply beautiful! & it looks easy enough to make as well. I will need to host a fancy party, so that I can serve these! 🙂

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    • 13 February, 2014 at 4:25 pm
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      If you do, take tons of pictures and share!!

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  • 13 February, 2014 at 10:54 pm
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    How fun and yummy-definitely pinning! Would love for you to share at Fridays Unfolded!

    Alison
    Nancherrow

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  • 14 February, 2014 at 10:36 pm
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    These look really good… and fun to eat. Great!

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    • 15 February, 2014 at 6:10 pm
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      Thank you! ^_^

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