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Finnish Berry Dessert Recipe
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Finnish Berry Dessert Recipe

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"I'm from Finland and have several native recipes that I've altered over time to appeal to American tastes," explains Sirpa Jarvis of The Plains, Ohio. "This refreshing dessert gives folks a taste of my homeland."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups blueberries
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh strawberries, quartered
  • 1 cup unsweetened raspberries
  • 3 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1-1/2 cups apple-raspberry juice cocktail
  • Low-fat vanilla frozen yogurt, optional

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1/2 cup fruit, calculated without frozen yogurt) equals 78 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit.

Directions

  1. In a large heat-proof bowl, combine fruit and 2 tablespoons sugar. In a saucepan, combine cornstarch and juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; cool for 10 minutes. Pour over fruit; toss to coat. Sprinkle with remaining sugar. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. Serve in individual dessert dishes; top with frozen yogurt if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Finnish Berry Dessert in Light & Tasty June/July 2002, p60

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1/2 cup fruit, calculated without frozen yogurt) equals 78 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit.

Reviews for Finnish Berry Dessert(5)

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Reviewed Jun. 2, 2010

Wonderful, dessert!! Will definitely be making this again.

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Reviewed Jun. 29, 2008

Finnish Berry Dessert:

We made this with splenda instead of sugar to reduce calories even more. It was wonderful!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2008

I am half Finnish and have always taken an interest in the Finnish culture and food. I too would be delighted if you could share more Finnish recipes.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 19, 2008
This person did not post this recipe today. It is put on the board by the administration and so they will not get your message. I'm sorry. My son and his family live in Helsinki. He cooks American more than Finnish. They do love the fish there.
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Reviewed Jun. 19, 2008

My husband is Finnish and I always want to try to give him a taste of what his heritage is. Do you have any other recipes to share? I would love to try some! Thank you.

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