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Macerated Berries with Whipped Cream

Macerated Berries with Whipped Cream

Use any combination of the best-quality berries you can find to prepare this simple recipe that showcases the finest fresh summer fruit.

Cooking Light JUNE 2009

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: about 2/3 cup berry mixture, about 1 tablespoon whipped cream, and about 1 teaspoon pistachios)


  • 4 cups sliced strawberries
  • 2 1/2 cups blueberries
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons torn fresh mint
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Grand Marnier (orange-flavored liqueur)
  • 3/4 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream, chilled
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons chopped dry-roasted pistachios
  • Mint sprigs (optional)


1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl. Cover and let stand at room temperature 1 hour.

2. Place cream and sugar in a small bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed until stiff peaks form. Spoon over strawberry mixture; sprinkle with pistachios. Garnish with mint sprigs, if desired. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 145
  • Fat: 4.5g
  • Saturated fat: 1.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Protein: 1.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 24.4g
  • Fiber: 3.1g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Iron: 0.7mg
  • Sodium: 5.1mg
  • Calcium: 26mg

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