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Easiest Berry Sauce

Yield: Yields 3/4 cup sauce.

When you have more berries than you can possibly use, make this easy sauce. Drizzle it over cakes or ice cream, or stir into seltzer, lemonade, or sparkling wine.


  • 1 pint (2 cups) fresh raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, or a mixture, rinsed and drained; or frozen berries, thawed with juice
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup granulated sugar, to taste
  • 1 to 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice

Nutritional Information

  • Nutritional Sample Size per 2 Tbs.
  • Calories (kcal) : 50
  • Fat Calories (kcal): 0
  • Fat (g): 0
  • Saturated Fat (g): 0
  • Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 0
  • Monounsaturated Fat (g): 0
  • Cholesterol (mg): 0
  • Sodium (mg): 0
  • Carbohydrates (g): 13
  • Fiber (g): 3
  • Protein (g): 0


  • Put the berries, 1/4 cup sugar, and 1 tsp. lemon juice in a food processor or a blender and purée until smooth. Taste the sauce and adjust with more sugar or lemon juice or both, as needed. If the berries are seedy, pass the sauce through a sieve by pushing with the back of a spoon.

Make Ahead Tips

This sauce will keep, covered, for up to a week in the refrigerator.


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Reviews (1 review)

  • rockbobster | 12/30/2007

    Excellent sauce. You may need less sugar depending on the sweetness of the berries, so be conservative at first.Great in champagne!

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