Easy Strawberry and Blueberry Dessert

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  • 20 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 4 to 6 Servings
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This is a super easy strawberry and blueberry dessert recipe. The strawberries and blueberries are spooned over raspberry sherbet and a yogurt or whipped cream tops the berries. 

The fact that it's a red, white, and blue dessert makes it perfect for the 4th of July or any summer cookout or gathering. See the tips and variations for more serving ideas.

What You'll Need

  • 2 cups fresh strawberries
  • 1 to 2 cups blueberries
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons granulated sugar, or to taste, optional
  • 4 to 6 small scoops raspberry or strawberry sherbet
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups flavored yogurt, vanilla or lemon, or whipped topping (thawed)
  • Optional: mint leaves

How to Make It

  1. Wash berries; hull and slice the strawberries. Put all of the berries in a bowl and add about 2 to 3 tablespoons of granulated sugar. Let stand for about 20 minutes.
  2. Scoop sherbet into a dessert dish, brandy snifter, or a similar dish or glass. Spoon about 1/3 cup of strawberries and a few tablespoons of blueberries over the sherbet, and then top with a few tablespoons of yogurt or whipped topping.
  1. Repeat with the remaining sherbet, berries, and topping to make 4 to 6 servings. Garnish with a sprig of mint if you'd like.
  2. This is an easy and beautiful dessert for the 4th of July or any summer get-together!

Tips and Variations

  • Add red raspberries or blackberries to the berry mixture.
  • Top the yogurt or whipped topping with coarsely chopped pecans, granola, or vanilla cookie crumbs.
  • Top the fruit with a vanilla custard sauce instead of yogurt, or use a lemon sauce.