Fresh Blackberry Sauce

July/August 2008, July/August 1993

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An uncooked sauce with a lovely blackberry flavor. Serve over vanilla frozen yogurt or with a slice of angel food cake.

"This was incredibly yummy! Served it over vanilla ice cream. "
Fresh Blackberry Sauce

Makes: About 2 cups

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  • 1 1/2 pints blackberries
  • 2 tablespoons blackberry brandy
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons honey, preferably berry-blossom honey


  1. Pick over the berries and reserve 1 cup of the smallest and most attractive. Puree the remaining 2 cups berries in a food processor with the brandy, orange juice and honey. Transfer the mixture to a sieve set over a medium bowl. Press the puree through the sieve and discard the seeds.
  2. Just before serving, stir in the reserved whole berries.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Prepare through Step 1; cover and refrigerate for up to 8 hours.


Per 2-tablespoon serving: 30 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 7 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 1 g fiber; 1 mg sodium; 50 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 1/2 other carbohydrate

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