Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham
Use this sweet topper as the crown jewel on a purchased or homemade cheesecake. (Visit southernliving.com/cheesecake for recipes.) Also use the fruit over pancakes or ice cream.
4 cups assorted fresh berries, pitted cherries, or sliced strawberries
Store-bought or homemade cheesecake
1/2 cup seedless blackberry jam
1/4 cup orange liqueur
Garnish: fresh mint
Arrange fruit over cheesecake. Stir together blackberry jam and orange liqueur; drizzle over fruit. Garnish, if desired.