Summer Fruit Salad with Sweet Geranium Leaves

Summer Fruit Salad with Sweet Geranium Leaves


byMyrtle Allen

of of Ballymaloe House, Co. Cork  

This is a delicious, light, summer dessert, quick to prepare and popular by all. Sweet Geranium and many other varieties of scented geraniums are on t Read More
Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cooking Time

0 Minutes


6-8 People


  • 110g raspberries
  • 110g loganberries
  • 110g redcurrants
  • 110g blackcurrants
  • 110g quartered strawberries
  • 110g blueberries

For the Syrup:

  • 400g Sugar
  • 450ml Water
  • 6-8 Sweet Geranium Leaves


Place the berries in a glass bowl.

Put the sugar, water and sweet geranium leaves into a stainless steel saucepan and bring slowly to the boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves.

Boil for just 2 minutes. Cool for 4-5 minutes, then pour the hot syrup over the fruit and allow to macerate for several hours.

Remove the geranium leaves.

To Serve: Serve chilled in a large glass bowl or individual martini glasses.

Garnish with a sprig of geranium and serve with softly whipped cream of vanilla ice-cream.

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