Marinated Fresh Berries

Marinated Fresh Berries

Makes 6 servings


  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • Grated zest 1 lemon
  • Grated zest 1 lime
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 pint raspberries, rinsed
  • 1/2 pint blueberries, rinsed
  • 1/2 pint strawberries, rinsed, tops trimmed, halved or quartered, if large
  • 1 pint vanilla frozen yogurt


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, citrus zests, and water. Bring to a simmer and cook until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat and add the citrus juices and vanilla. Combine the berries in a bowl. Pour the warm syrup over the berries and marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes. Serve marinated berries over a scoop of vanilla frozen yogurt.