Candied Ginger Shortbread Stacks with Peach-Blackberry Compote

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A Passion for Desserts

By Emily Luchetti

Published 2003

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Blackberries can be deceiving. They may look juicy and ready to eat, but you won’t know how sweet one is until you actually taste it. Tasting blackberries is a bit like jumping into a pool without knowing the temperature of the water. It could be refreshing or it could be a shock. Whether jumping into a pool or tasting blackberries, the method is the same, you just need to take the plunge. But jump you must, because the sweetness of the berry will tell you how much sugar you need to add. It