Summer Fruit Salad with Sweet Geranium Leaves

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • serves

    8–10

Appears in

Darina Allen's Simply Delicious Suppers

Darina Allen's Simply Delicious Suppers

By Darina Allen

Published 2001

  • About

Quite the most delicious summer fruit recipe, made in minutes.

Ingredients

  • 110 g raspberries
  • 110 g loganberries
  • 110 g redcurrants
  • 55 g blackcurrants
  • 55 g blueberries (optional)
  • 70 g fraises du bois (optional)
  • 55 g blackberries

Syrup

Method

Put all the fruit into a white china or glass bowl. Put the sugar, cold water and sweet geranium leaves into a saucepan and bring slowly to the boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Boil for 2 minutes. Pour the boiling syrup over the fruit and allow to macerate for several hours. Remove geranium leaves. Serve chilled, accompanied by shortbread biscuits, softly whipped cream or Ballymaloe Vanilla Ice Cream. Garnish with a few fresh sweet geranium leaves.