Blackberry-Raspberry Sauce With Honey

This delicious fruit sauce makes a great topping for ice cream, pound cake, cheesecake, pancakes or waffles. Using honey as the sweetener tempers the tart acidity of the berries without overpowering the fresh fruit flavor.

Blackberry-Raspberry Sauce With Honey

Blackberry-Raspberry Sauce With Honey

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Fresh blackberries and raspberries combined with honey and a tiny bit of brandy make a simple and delicious topping for a variety of desserts, pancakes or waffles.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon brandy
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch, see recipe notes
  • 1 pint fresh blackberries
  • 1/2 pint fresh raspberries

Instructions

  • Place the honey and brandy in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook for about 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add 1/2 of the blackberries, bring to a boil and continue cooking until the berries begin to break down and release their juice.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch and water. Add to the berry-honey mixture and stir until the sauce is thickened. Remove from the heat, stir in the raspberries and the remaining blackberries and set aside to cool.
  • Serve at room temperature. Keeps about 3 days in the refrigerator.
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