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They are sweet, versatile and pop in your mouth! Whether they grow in the wild or if you buy them at the store, raspberries are amazing. Here’s 12 things you should know!
Raspberries are actually a part of the rose family. They are an edible, perennial fruit.
Raspberries can actually manage obestity. The berries have nutrients that increase metabolism that aides in fat loss. They’re also high in vitamin C.
How do they grow?
FYI, grow raspberries away from wild raspberries. Doing this will prevent the spread of diease and other pests. Use manure and soil a couple of weeks before planting and water. Raspberries love moisure.
Just The Facts!
Did you Know that May 3rd is National Raspberry Popover and Tart Day? Also, it’s been suggested that drinking raspberry leaf tea shortens the second stage of labor during pregnancy. Those are some interesting facts about the raspberry.
So many kinds of Raspberries!
There are over 200 varieties of raspberries! Some of these include Latham, Meeker, Fall Gold and Blackhawk. All of them are delicious and still have that distinctive raspberry taste!
Raspberry and White Cherry Yogurt Popsicles
These are comfort food to the max and they’re easy to make! It’s simply raspsberries, sugar, white cherries (with the pits removed), lemon juice, super fine sugar and yogurt. Blend the raspberries and sugar together, strain and mix in the rest. Pour into popsicle holders and freeze.
Raspberry Crush Tonic
Here’s a fresh and delicious drink. It’s a raspberry tonic. Use simple syrup, raspberries, gin, basil, bitters, some tonic water and lemon juice. Refreshing.
Chocolate Cream and Raspberry Tartlets
These adorable and tasty treats have the perfect combination of chocolate and raspberries. They also have creme fraiche, whipped cream and for the crust, graham crackers. Top this with fresh raspberries.
This classic dessert is simple. Instead of the traditional cherries, use raspberries.
Vanilla Zabaglione with Raspberries
Zabaglioine is a custard with egg yolks, sugar and marsala wine. This custardly delight is filled with raspberries.
Raspberry Swirl Cheese Cupcakes
These portable mini cheese cakes are perfection. It’s a regular cheese recipe with some swirls of delciious raspberries.
Raspberry Ice Cream Sandwiches
Here’s a delicious summer treat. It’s a raspberry ice cream sandwich. You can make your own shortbread cookies or if you’re in a time crunch, buy them. Same with the raspberry ice cream.