Marinated Fresh Berries

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 38 min
  • Prep: 3 min
  • Inactive: 30 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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2 tablespoons sugar

Grated zest 1 lemon

Grated zest 1 lime

1 cup water

1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice

1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1/2 pint raspberries, rinsed

1/2 pint blueberries, rinsed

1/2 pint strawberries, rinsed, tops trimmed, halved or quartered, if large

1 pint vanilla frozen yogurt


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, citrus zests, and water. Bring to a simmer and cook until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat and add the citrus juices and vanilla. Combine the berries in a bowl. Pour the warm syrup over the berries and marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes. Serve marinated berries over a scoop of vanilla frozen yogurt.