Macerated market fruit with mint and orange blossom whipped cream [Recipe]


Fresh fruit dessert with whipped cream

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Fresh fruit dessert with whipped cream



  • 1 cup blackberries

  • 1 cup raspberries

  • 1 cup blueberries

  • 1 cup strawberries, hulled and halved

  • 1 cup mango, peeled and cubed

  • 1/2 cup Cabernet or Pinot Noir red wine

  • 1/4 cup fine granulated sugar

  • 2 tsp fresh chopped mint or tarragon leaves

  • 1/2 pint heavy whipping cream

  • 3 drops orange blossom extract



  1. Combine all fresh fruits in a large bowl.

  2. Add the red wine.

  3. Sprinkle fine granulated sugar over fruit.

  4. Gently toss to combine. Chill inside refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours.

  5. Before serving, whip heavy cream. Add 3 tablespoons sugar to cream and drops of extract. Whip until soft and fluffy.

  6. Serve fruit in clear glasses or soup bowls. Top with a dollop of whipped cream. Garnish with fresh chopped herbs. Serves 6-8.