Very Vanilla Berry Dessert

Very Berry Vanilla Dessert

Top fresh berries with soft mounds of vanilla-flavored whipped cream for the perfect, no-cook summer dessert.


  • 2 cups halved or sliced strawberries
  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 3 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream


  1. Mix berries, 1/4 cup of the sugar and 2 teaspoons of the vanilla extract in large bowl.
  2. Beat cream, remaining 1/2 cup sugar and remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form.
  3. Refrigerate both berry mixture and whipped cream until ready to serve.
  4. To serve, spoon whipped cream over berries in individual dessert dishes.

Yield: 8 servings | Prep Time: 10 min

Very Raspberry Berry Dessert: Prepare as directed. Use McCormick® Raspberry Extract in place of the vanilla.

Very Berry Shortcake: Prepare as directed. For each shortcake, spoon 1/2 cup berry mixture over 1 slice pound cake. Top each with 1/4 cup of the whipped cream.

per serving Calories: 241 Fat: 17 g Carbohydrates: 20 g Cholesterol: 62 mg Sodium: 18 mg Fiber: 4 g

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): McCormick