Berry Dessert Topping


Berry Dessert Topping

1 Min

This berry-licious dessert sauce is so versatile, you'll want to keep this healthy recipe close at hand. Enjoy our Berry Dessert Topping over any of our other diabetes-friendly recipes anytime!

What You'll Need

  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups fresh berries, washed when ready to use (see Note)
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

What to Do

  1. In a medium saucepan, dissolve brown sugar in water. Add berries and bring to a boil. Quickly reduce heat to low and simmer until berries are soft, about 5 minutes.

  2. Remove 1/4 cup hot liquid and cool slightly in a small bowl. Stir in cornstarch until it dissolves and transfer back to saucepan.

  3. Bring to a simmer and stir until mixture thickens, about 1 minute. Stir in lemon juice.

  4. NOTE: Use any of your favorite berries. If using strawberries, hull and slice them, otherwise leave small berries whole.


Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 8

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 23
  • Calories from Fat 1.1
  • Total Fat 0.1g 0 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 0.3g 1 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 0.0mg 0 %
  • Sodium 1.6mg 0 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 5.6g 2 %
  • Dietary Fiber 0.9g 3 %
  • Sugars 3.8g 0 %

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Can you freeze this?

Hi there! We don't recommend freezing the sauce because the cornstarch will become clumpy during thawing.


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