4 Raspberry Recipes for Your Sweet Tooth

Like most fruits, raspberry is high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals which is why it is a perfect alternative to your usually desserts without feeling guilty. Here are more ideas on how to enjoy raspberries at home.

Raspberry Jam

  • Ingredients: 5 cups raspberries, 1 ¼ cups sugar, 2 tablespoons orange juice, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1 tablespoon grated orange zest, and 1 tablespoon Angostura bitters
  • Preparation: In a saucepan over medium heat, combine raspberries with orange zest and juice, lemon juice, and sugar. Bring to a simmer until combined for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally and skimming foam at the top. Remove pan from heat then add the bitters. Make sure to test the jam on a frozen plate to see it wrinkles. If it doesn’t, keep heating it. If it does, chill in a clean jar before serving.

Raspberry Chocolate Tart

  • Ingredients: 2 cups raspberries, 1 teaspoon cornstarch, 1/3 cup Nutella, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 ½ cups flour, 6 tablespoons softened butter, and 5 ounces softened cream cheese
  • Preparation: In a food processor, combine cream cheese and butter then gradually add flour until a dough is formed. Shape dough into a flat disc then wrap in plastic. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. When ready, preheat oven to 350°F. Combine raspberries with cornstarch and sugar in a bowl, making sure to mash the fruits lightly. Roll the prepared dough on a floured surface then place in a parchment-lined baking sheet (14 in x 8 in). Spread Nutella at the bottom then pour the raspberry mixture. Fold dough towards the center. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes.

Raspberry Corn Muffins

  • Ingredients: 1 ½ cups raspberries, 1 cup cornmeal, 2 eggs, 1 ¼ cups flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, ½ cup granulated sugar, 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda, ½ teaspoon salt, ¾ cup buttermilk, 12 tablespoons unsalted and melted butter, and 3 tablespoons honey
  • Preparation: Preheat oven to 400°F and prepare a muffin tray by spraying with cooking spray. In a bowl, combine flour with cornmeal, baking powder and soda, salt, and sugar. In a second bowl, whisk eggs to combine with buttermilk, honey, and butter. Add the flour mixture to the wet mixture until combined then fold in raspberries. Pour mixture into the prepared muffin trays and bake for 20 minutes.

Berry Cobbler

  • Ingredients: 2 cups raspberries, 2 cups blueberries, 1 egg, 1 cup sugar and additional 2 tablespoons, 1 ¼ cups flour, ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon baking powder, ¼ cup milk, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 2 tablespoons canola oil, and vanilla yogurt
  • Preparation: Coat slow cooker with cooking spray. In a bowl, whisk 2 tablespoons sugar with 1 cup flour, cinnamon, and baking powder. While in a second bowl, whisk egg with oil and milk. Combine dry mixture with wet mixture then pour batter into a slow cooker. Meanwhile, combine remaining flour and sugar with raspberries and blueberries then pour this on top of the first mixture. Cook on high for 105 minutes to 120 minutes. Serve with a topping of yogurt.