Red Fruit Salad with Crème de Cassis (serves 4)
Given that there are few deserts I can eat safely due to my intolerances, I often make fruit salads for dessert. This fruit salad looks nice with the red of the strawberries and raspberries against the purple-blue of the blueberries. It is strawberry season now in Florida so if you can get hold of some they will actually taste like a strawberry. Don’t put the fruit in the fridge and when you make the fruit salad make it a couple of hours ahead and leave it out so that the liquor sinks in and stir it periodically. A couple of tablespoons of Crème de Cassis livens the whole thing up just like it does when you put some in a glass of Champagne and it becomes Kir Royale (if you have never tried it, do). I served this fruit salad to friends with great success – they loved the flavor of the Crème de Cassis and kept adding more to the fruit! It is so simple to make – the only thing you have to do is cut up the strawberries.
8 oz strawberries – cut into quarters
8 oz raspberries
8 oz blueberries
2 tbsp. Crème de Cassis
Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
Pour over the Crème de Cassis and stir.
Keep stirring periodically.