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Ruby-Red Raspberry Dessert Sauce Recipe

Ruby-Red Raspberry Dessert Sauce Recipe

As pretty as a picture, this sweet, ruby-red dessert sauce is an easy way to dress up vanilla ice cream, frozen yogurt or angel food cake. Why not mix up an extra batch to keep in the freezer for drop-in guests or last-minute treats? Gusty Crum - Dover, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen sweetened raspberries, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup red currant jelly
  • 1/4 teaspoon orange extract
  • Vanilla ice cream

Directions

  • 1. In a blender, puree raspberries. Strain and discard seeds, reserving juice.
  • 2. In a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; stir in raspberry juice and sugar. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Whisk in jelly and extract. Chill. Serve over ice cream. Yield: 1-2/3 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/3 cup (calculated without ice cream) equals 184 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, trace protein.