SANGRIA BERRIES - Berry Madness Part IV


The last three days I have shared with you a bounty of boozified berry recipes inspired by a little Berry Madness some months ago. Inundated with berries I went a little over the edge and took berries with me as Fresh Berry Sangria, Berry Sangria Cocktail Gels and Berry Sangria Shortcake. And I still had a few berries left so.....


12 Fresh Strawberries, Halved
24 Fresh Blackberries
1-1/2 Tbsp. Butter
2 Tsp. Brown Sugar
1/4 C. Blackberry Puree
1/4 C. Balsamic Vinegar
1/4 C. Merlot (or other red wine)*
(leave out the wine for non-alcoholic berries)
Pinch of Kosher Salt

Medium Saucepan
Metal Strainer
Wooden Spoon

Take a cup of blackberries and puree them in a blender.
Strain out the seeds and put the puree aside.
Melt the butter, brown sugar and honey in the saucepan, then bring to a boil for a minute or two.
Add the blackberry puree, balsamic vinegar, wine and salt and bring back to a boil.
Lower heat to medium and continue to reduce the sauce until it coats the back of a spoon (Nape)
Cool in the refrigerator until time to serve.
When ready to plate pour a little of the sauce into your serving dish.
Position one to three strawberry halves on the plate.
Top strawberries with a blackberry.
Drizzle with some honey.

So marks the end of my Berry Madness.  I'm better now but I still have berry stains in odd places.....

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