Raspberry dessert sauce is made from raspberries and sugar. It is very easy to make and can be stored in the refrigerator for future use.
Easy Raspberry Dessert Sauce Recipe
Raspberry sauce is a flavorful topping for ice cream, waffles, pancakes, pound cakes and other sweet treats. Variations on this recipe are published in a variety of sources, such as Martha Stewart Living, the Food Network and Taste of Home.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 40 minutes
Ready in: 50 minutes
- 2 cups to 2 pints of fresh or frozen raspberries
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 tbsp. lemon juice
- 2 tbsp. water
- 2 tbsp. cornstarch plus 1 tbsp. water
- Prepare the raspberries
- Cook the sauce
- Add the cornstarch
Mix the raspberries, sugar, lemon juice and water together in a small saucepan and toss to blend them.
Turn on the element to medium-low heat and cook the raspberry mixture until the berries start to release their juices.
Mix the cornstarch and 1 tbsp. of water together until it is smooth and free of lumps. Stir it into the raspberry sauce. Although many recipes do not list cornstarch in the ingredients, it can help thicken the sauce.
To make a seed-free sauce, mash the berries through a sieve after cooking the sauce.