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layered berries in port

Recipe by
Baby Kato
Beautiful Shore Country, NB

Easy recipe to double or triple. This is a lovely dish to make when wild berries are in season. Use a clear glass dish to showcase this lovely salad.

yield 4 - 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For layered berries in port

  • 1/2
    cup red currant jelly
  • 1/2
    cup port wine, good quality
  • 2
    teaspoons orange rind, grated
  • 1
    cup cherries, sweet, pitted
  • 1/2
    cup red currants or cup black currants (optional)
  • 2
    cups blueberries
  • 2
    cups strawberries, hulled,halved
  • 2
    cups raspberries
  • 2
    cups blackberries
  • 4
    sprigs mint

How To Make layered berries in port

  • 1
    Combine jelly, port and orange rind in a small pot. Stir and bring to a boil.
  • 2
    Boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • 3
    Take off heat and cool.
  • 4
    Place a layer of cherries in bottom of glass bowl, drizzle on a little syrup.
  • 5
    Add a layer of currants and drizzle with sauce.
  • 6
    Add a layer of blueberries and drizzle with sauce.
  • 7
    Add a layer of strawberries and drizzle with sauce.
  • 8
    Add a layer of raspberries and drizzle with sauce.
  • 9
    Add a final layer of blackberries and drizzle with remaining sauce.
  • 10
    Garnish with sprigs of mint.
  • 11
    Chill until ready to serve.