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What can I do with a lot of raspberries and strawberries?

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LadyOfWaffle Fri 24-Jul-09 16:59:42

I can't eat them all, but they will go to waste if I don't do something with them. What can I make with them? There is a big punnet full of raspberries (prob. about 4 cups full), same with strawberries. Does anyone have any ideas? Thankyou

lou031205 Fri 24-Jul-09 17:01:17

A lovely pavlova
A strawberry & raspberry fool
Simmer them then freeze them

cece Fri 24-Jul-09 17:01:42

Make some jam?

Pavlova?

LadyOfWaffle Fri 24-Jul-09 17:05:17

I haven't made jam for ages, I forgot about that! Never made a pavlova...let me go google - thankyou

SouthMum Fri 24-Jul-09 17:47:38

How about Eton Mess - yum!

Alibobster Mon 27-Jul-09 11:33:48

summer pudding - bread & fruit I think

mollyroger Mon 27-Jul-09 11:52:25

I made jam with 1lb rasps, 1 lb preserving sugar. 10 mins, piss easy, bloody yummy! There is a thread if you look.

naomi83 Wed 29-Jul-09 20:12:22

blintz in blender with milk and banan for yummy smoothies

Hassled Wed 29-Jul-09 20:14:00

They're both freezable. They don't defrost into a "ready to eat as fresh" form, but can be used in pavlovas, purees etc quite happily.

MrsMattie Wed 29-Jul-09 20:14:46

Freeze them and use as and when for smoothies.

itchyandscratchy Wed 29-Jul-09 20:14:58

Defo summer pudding. I made it for the first time the other day and it was soooooooooo yummy and really easy. Go on!

onepieceoflollipop Wed 29-Jul-09 20:15:28

Raspberries freeze much better than strawberries (something to do with rasps having a lower water content)

I would freeze the rasps, then I would put the strawbs in the fridge and eat them all up over the next day or two.

Yes, Eton Mess is a good idea, as is strawbs and clotted cream icecream.

oxocube Thu 30-Jul-09 16:28:08

ooh I made strawberry jam yesterday too as they were cheap from the market. Really easy, same amount of fruit to preserving sugar, juice of 1 lemon, boil for 10 mins. Done grin

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