Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

From The Wise Encyclopedia of Cookery, 1948.


  1. Carefully wash berries; drain.
  2. Place berries in saucepan.
  3. Add water, cover, and heat slowly; simmer berries for about 15 minutes. Shake pan or stir gently to prevent berries from sticking.
  4. Add salt and sugar and heat 2-3 minutes longer.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Serve warm or chilled, plain or with cream.
  7. If fruit is very ripe, add 1-2 tbs lemon juice.


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Here in New England we serve this over johnny cakes for breakfast...I also emjoy it over my yogurt...delish!

debby-o July 08, 2015

These were great with vanilla ice cream!

Shellbelle May 06, 2007

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