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Raspberries are one of the darlings of summer. Juicy, sweet yet deliciously tangy, this berry is best enjoyed during its peak season. So what can you cook with raspberries? There are so many options!
Below we showcase some of our favorite raspberry recipes along with some nutritional facts that will convince you to buy a pint or two next time you visit your local farmer's market.
Calories in Raspberries
One cup of raspberries contains just 65 calories and 8g of dietary fiber, which makes them an ideal snack.
Raspberries are loaded with antioxidants and polyphenols with contribute to a healthy heart and help combat inflammation. They are rich in vitamin C and minerals like magnesium, potassium, iron and calcium.
Handling Fresh Raspberries
Store raspberries in the fridge with a paper towel to trap excess humidity. Consume within a day or two of purchasing for optimum flavor and freshness.
The best time to wash raspberries is right before you intend to use them. Otherwise, they will spoil quickly due to the extra humidity.
If you desire to freeze raspberries spread them out in a sheet pan. Freeze, then transfer to a plastic freezer bag. They will store nicely for up to a year.
What To Make with Raspberries: Recipe Ideas
Raspberry Buttermilk Shake
Buttermilk and raspberries are a divine combination, especially when you add mint and honey. Find this shake recipe here.
Wake up to this smoothie bowl jam packed with antioxidants and fiber. It's made with mango, yogurt, coconut milk, and mixed berries.
Tres Leches with Whipped Cream and Raspberry
Enjoy a tropical dessert by making this tres leches cake topped bananas, raspberries, whipped cream and mint.
Coconut Cream Tart
This rich coconut cream tart is topped with a wonderful rhubarb and raspberry compote that balances the richness of the dessert.
This refreshing raspberry margarita is made even more delicious with the addition of whipping cream.
Chia Seed Yogurt with Raspberries
Looking for a great vegan breakfast? You'll love this powerful combo of coconut milk yogurt with a chia-raspberry puree and granola. Get the recipe here.
Ice Cream Cake
You won't be able to resist this luscious ice cream cake prepared with raspberries, honeycomb and plenty of cream.
Raspberry and Matcha Tartlets
These mini matcha tartlets topped with raspberries and dusted with powdered sugar are perfect for entertaining.
Citrus Fruit and Berry Punch
If you are looking for a family-friendly summer punch this is the recipe for you.
You'll love this recipe for raspberry lamingtons, a traditional Australian dessert featuring cubes of sponge cake topped with rapsberries and flaked coconut.
An easy dessert full of flavor and a pleasant crunch. You'll love the blend of peaches and raspberries.