Raspberry-Lemon Sauce

Raspberry sauce is a perfect pairing for poached pears or apple dumplings.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 8


  • 1⁄2 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1⁄4 raw sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 cups raspberries


  • Whisk water, cornstarch, sugar, and lemon juice together in a medium saucepan until cornstarch is dissolved. Add raspberries and bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat and simmer for about 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens.
  • Carefully purée the sauce and strain through a fine sieve to remove the seeds, if desired.
  • Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container.