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Yogurt and Granola Unicorn Breakfast Parfait

Unicorn breakfast parfait.  Your kids will love eating their breakfast when you make these adorable Unicorn breakfast parfaits.

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Here is my Kids SIS (simple is smart) method for making a healthy, fun, easy, and delicious breakfast your kids will actually want to eat. These unicorn breakfast parfaits don’t have to be limited to breakfast.  Serve them for lunch, for a snack, or even for a healthy treat at a birthday party.  

If the colors are “scary” go natural with blueberry yogurt, strawberry yogurt, and vanilla yogurt.  They won’t be as vibrant but the kiddo’s will still love them.  

Unicorn breakfast parfait

What do your kiddos need to make this unicorn breakfast parfait?

The ingredients for this are simple, and all of them can be purchased at the grocery store.  However, if you prefer homemade granola, here is a fabulous recipe. Click here. I use stabilized whipped cream on these parfaits.  The whipped cream topping will hold its share overnight.  If your kids prefer the granola softer, make the parfait the night before and use the stabilized whipped cream.  Or add the commercial “squirt” whipped cream just before serving. 

The other ingredients are a thick greek vanilla yogurt and the decorations.  Don’t forget the food coloring.  

How to make the Unicorn Breakfast Parfaits.  

  1. Color the yogurt your favorite unicorn colors; pink, purple, teal, or blue.
  2. Then start with one yogurt and add a layer to the bottom of a 5-ounce plastic parfait glass. 
  3. Alternate yogurt with the granola and end with yogurt. 





unicorn breakfast parfait

Decorate the Unicorn Breakfast Parfait.

Top your adorable parfait’s with stabilized whipped cream or if you prefer, keep it easy and use the store purchased “squirt” whipped cream.  The kiddos won’t know the difference.  Add some magic unicorn dust (aka sprinkles).  The grand finale is a white chocolate unicorn horn colored gold and some cute unicorn ears.  The ears are a mini marshmallow cut on the diagonal. 

Make the Unicorn Horns:

To make the unicorn horn, melt some white chocolate in the microwave.  Fill a unicorn horn mold with the melted chocolate and let it harden once the chocolate has hardened; color it gold or yellow with a marker that had edible “ink” in it.  

For more breakfast ideas, try my Stuffed French Toast or some Brown Butter Pancakes. 

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Unicorn Breakfast Parfait

Unicorn Granola Breakfast Parfait

You kids will love eating their Unicorn Granola Parfaits. Vanilla yogurt is layered with homemade granola and topped with a swirl of whipped cream. Add some sprinkles and a magical Unicorn Horn,
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast bar, easy, healthy, healthy breakfast idea, Unicorn Parfait
Servings: 4 parfaits
Calories: 259kcal


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  • Plastic Parfait cups 5-ounce size.
  • white chocolate, unicorn horn mold, gold edible marker
  • sprinkles


  • 1 cup granola (100g)
  • 15 ounces yogurt
  • pink, purple, blue food coloring (see notes for dye-free coloring)
  • sprinkles and unicorn horn.
  • 1 cup whipping cream


  • Make stabilized whipping cream (click here for the recipe) Place it in a pastry bag with a large star tip attached. Make the unicorn horns out of white chocolate, using the unicorn horn mold. Color them with a gold or yellow edible ink pen.
  • Split the yogurt between 3 bowls and add 2 drops of food coloring to each bowl and stir in. Color the yogurt pink, blue, and purple. (see notes)
  • Use a plastic 5-ounce dessert parfait cup. Draw the eyes on the cup with a black marker.
  • Layer the yogurt alternating with the granola. click here for the granola recipe.
  • Use a different color for each layer of yogurt. Start and end with the yogurt.
  • Top with a swirl of stabilized whipped cream, Add sprinkles, a unicorn horn, and the ears.
  • To make the ears cut a mini marshmallow diagonally.



The parfaits can be made several hours before serving.  The granola will soften and not be as crunchy.  Kids may prefer it softer. 
Use plant-based, dye-free, all-natural colors.  Click here to purchase. 
Use sprinkles that are free of food dyes. Supernatural makes a variety of sprinkles that are free of food dyes. (click here to purchase)


Serving: 1parfait | Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 65mg | Potassium: 294mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 324IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 1mg
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