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Berry Medley

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Recipe

Your favorite fresh berries in a light lemon syrup makes a refreshing summer dessert.

Yield: Makes 4 servings
Prep time: 15 Mins, Plus Cooling
Cooking time: 2 Mins

Ingredients

  • ½ cup sugar
  • Grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1¾ lb (800g) fresh strawberries, raspberries, and/or blueberries

Directions

 

1. Bring 1¾ cups water and the sugar to a boil in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Stop stirring, increase the heat to high, and boil for 2 minutes.

2. Remove from the heat. Stir in the lemon zest and juice and let cool completely.

3. Hull the strawberries and cut large ones in half. Combine the berries in a bowl and add the syrup. Stir gently to coat evenly. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. Spoon into bowls and serve.

Variation:

Winter Salad: Use sliced apples and segmented oranges, instead of berries. For an exotic version, try papaya and mango, and use lime in the syrup.

Notes

Prepare ahead: Chill the fruit and syrup for at least 1 hour before serving.

Good with a large dollop of whipped cream.


© 2008 Dorling Kindersley
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

164kcal (8%)
33mg (3%)
123mg (205%)
2mcg RAE (0%)
321mg
27mg
1g
35g
4g
41g
0mg (0%)
2mg (0%)
0g (0%)
1g (1%)
1mg (5%)
 

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