Berry Riesling Sauce

Yield: 4 cups (16 1/4-cup portions)

Blackberries or blueberries 4 1/2 cups
Riesling wine 4 1/2 cups
Granulated sugar 1 1/2 cups
Lemon zest 3 long strips
Anise seed 1 tsp.


  1. Combine all ingredients in heavy saucepan. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cook until berries are completely soft, 8-10 minutes.
  2. Press mixture through strainer. Serve chilled with lemon sorbet, angel food cake or other dessert. Refrigerate unused portion up to several days in covered container.

Nutrition per portion: Calories, 95.6; fat, .16 g (1.5% calories from fat); carbohydrate, 23.9 g; protein, .29 g; sodium, .19 mg.