This quick and easy homemade raspberry sauce recipe is made in only 10-12 minutes! It is a great topping for cheesecake, pancakes, ice cream, oatmeal, and more.
Homemade sauce is quick and easy to make. Also, it tastes better than anything you buy at the store and it makes a great topping. Use this simple raspberry sauce without cornstarch for cheesecake, yogurt, french toast, or a scoop of ice cream.
Grab three ingredients and take only twelve minutes to make this subtly sweet dessert topping!
Ingredients to Make Easy Homemade Raspberry Sauce
- Raspberries: Fresh or frozen raspberries work.
- Sugar: To sweeten the sauce. It also helps thicken the sauce.
- Lemon juice: Lemon juice is optional, but a little bit of acid brightens up any recipe, just like adding wine or vinegar. You can even add a dash of salt to bring out the flavors.
How to Make Homemade Raspberry Sauce
Combine raspberries, lemon juice, and sugar in a saucepan, and cook over medium heat for 10-12 minutes. The berries will break down and the sauce will thicken as it cooks. At this point, you can either strain the seeds out, puree them in the food processor(blender), or leave them chunky.
Remove from heat, and transfer the easy homemade raspberry sauce to glass jars.
Allow cooling before serving. If you prefer a smooth raspberry sauce, you can blend it in a food processor, until you get your desired consistency. Serve over ice cream, pancakes, or cheesecake.
Storage Instructions for Homemade Raspberry Sauce
Store easy homemade raspberry sauce in the refrigerator for up to one week.
You can also freeze the sauce for 4-5 months – thaw it in the fridge before using it.
Are Raspberries Keto?
Raspberries are one of the best berries to enjoy on a Low Carb or Keto diet. Strawberries, blackberries, and blueberries have lower carbs and sugar than other fruits and can be eaten in moderation without being kicked out of Ketosis.
What are the Carb of Raspberries ?
Raspberries are an excellent choice for anyone following a ketogenic diet. They are low in carbs, high in nutrients, and can be used in a variety of recipes. Whether you are looking for a healthy snack or a way to add more fruit to your diet, raspberries are a great option.
Can I Use Frozen Raspberries?
Yes, you can! I like to use fresh raspberries. There is nothing more gorgeous than fresh berries when they are in season.
Fresh berries cut down on the time of this recipe and don’t omit any water from being frozen. If you can only find frozen raspberries if you like to keep frozen fruit on hand it should work out fine.
Can I Make This Sauce with Other Berries?
Of course, you can! Berries are a great lower-carb option for those on the keto diet. Most berries are lower in carbs than other fruits, making them a great choice for those looking to cut back on their carbohydrate intake.
Enjoy this easy homemade raspberry sauce chunky style, over Keto Almond Flour Pancakes
Tips and Tricks:
- You can use fresh or frozen raspberries for this recipe.
- You don’t have to strain out the seeds if you do not want to.
- This can be served in, with, or over a multitude of things such as ice cream, muffins, cakes, added to frostings, etc.
- You can make this sauce with much any fruit, so try it with strawberries, blackberries, etc.
- When cooking with raspberries, be sure to press them down so that they all absorb into the sauce. This will ensure that there are no large chunks in the finished product.
Easy Homemade Raspberry Sauce
- 5 cups raspberries fresh or frozen
- 2 cups sugar granulated
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- Combine raspberries, lemon juice, and sugar in a saucepan, and cook over medium heat for 10-12 minutes. The berries will break down and the sauce will thicken as it cooks.
- At this point, you can either strain the seeds out, puree them in the food processor(blender), or leave them chunky.
- Remove from heat, and transfer the easy homemade raspberry sauce to glass jars.
- Allow cooling before serving.