Fresh berries in maple & orange syrup
Prep 10 mins + chilling time | Cook 5 mins | Serves 6
2 oranges, juiced
1 tbs finely sliced orange rind
2 tbs maple syrup
500g strawberries, hulled & halve larger strawberries
Step 1 Place orange juice, orange rind and maple syrup into a small saucepan. Heat, stirring often, over medium-high heat until boiling. Reduce heat and simmer for 4-5 minutes until reduced by one third. Transfer to a jug, cover and refrigerate until cold.
Step 2 Combine blueberries, strawberries and raspberries in a bowl. Pour over the chilled syrup. Stand for 5 minutes and serve. Alternatively, place berry mixture into an airtight container and store in the fridge until ready to serve for up to 3 days.
Good for you ... Strawberries
A good source of vitamin C which contributes to formation of collagen and thus plays a role in healthy gums, teeth, bones, cartilage and skin.
A source of folate, a B vitamin needed for normal blood formation.
Provide dietary fibre, which is important for the normal functioning of the intestine.
Also contain lutein, one of the carotenoid family that is involved in normal eye health.