Easy Mixed Berry Dessert Sauce Recipe

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Ratings (43)
  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: 3 cups berry sauce (9 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
41 Calories
0g Fat
10g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 3 cups berry sauce (9 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Protein 1g
Calcium 14mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This easy mixed berry dessert sauce recipe takes all of 25 minutes to prepare and can be served hot or cold on blintzes, pound cake, ice cream, and more.

This recipe works as well with frozen berries as it does fresh, in-season berries that can include raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, marionberries, gooseberries and others. Let your taste be your guide.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups raspberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 1/2 cups strawberries (fresh or frozen, sliced)
  • 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 3/4 to 1 cup sugar (to taste)
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (to taste)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

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  2. In a medium saucepan, combine 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, 1 cup fresh or frozen sliced strawberries, 3/4 cup fresh or frozen blueberries, 3/4 cup sugar and 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, and bring to a simmer over medium heat until sugar has dissolved, about 10 minutes. Adjust sugar, adding up to 1/4 cup more (or to taste) if necessary, and cook until dissolved.

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  3. Purée the berry mixture in a blender or food processor and return to the saucepan and bring to a simmer. Add an additional 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, or to taste, if necessary.

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  4. Add remaining 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, 1/2 cup fresh or frozen sliced strawberries and 1/4 cup fresh or frozen blueberries, and simmer until sauce is hot.

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  5. Sauce can be served hot or cold.​