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Finnish Berry Dessert

"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


  • 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


  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 78 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit.

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  • chef01
    Mar 28, 2016

    I served this dessert 4 times and it was a hit each time.I only used 2 tablespoons of sugar, served it over chunks of angel food cake and topped it off with Mixed Berry Gelato.

  • janrieg
    Jun 2, 2010

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

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  • Lisa Welch
    Jun 29, 2008

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

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