Finnish Berry Dessert

This refreshing dessert gives folks a taste of the Finnish homeland.


8 servings


1 1/2 cups blueberries
1 1/2 cups fresh strawberries, quartered
1 cup unsweetened raspberries
3 tablespoons granulated (white) sugar, divided
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 1/2 cups apple-raspberry juice
low-fat vanilla frozen yogurt, optional


In a large heat-proof bowl, combine fruit and 2 tablespoons sugar. In a saucepan, combine cornstarch and juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; cool for 10 minutes. Pour over fruit; toss to coat. Sprinkle with remaining sugar. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. Serve in individual dessert dishes; top with frozen yogurt if desired.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 30 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving (1/2 cup fruit, calculated without frozen yogurt): 78 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 1/2 fruit.

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