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Citrus Platter with Raspberry Sauce

Citrus Platter with Raspberry SauceRecipe courtesy of Florida Department of Citrus.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 red and/or white grapefruit, peeled, sectioned, and seeded
7 oranges, peeled, sectioned and seeded
12 ounces red raspberries
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon ground mace
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Fresh mint sprigs (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Sweeten raspberries to taste and mash lightly. Add water to make 1 1/4 cup.
  2. In a small saucepan combine the raspberry purée, sugar, cornstarch, and mace. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir over 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla extract. Cover and chill about 2 hours.
  3. Arrange grapefruit and orange sections on a platter. Cover and chill until serving time.
  4. To serve, drizzle the chilled raspberry sauce over the fruit. If desired, garnish with fresh mint sprigs.

Makes 8 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Florida Department of Citrus.