Raspberry Sauce Recipe

Many Delicious Uses

Restaurant Sauce Recipe

This Raspberry Sauce or Raspberry Coulis (a fruit or vegetable purée or thick sauce - coulis meaning 'strained') is delicious and easy to make.

This sauce is the perfect complement to chocolate cake, cheesecake and many other desserts, but it also has many other uses.

It is wonderful when drizzled over ice cream, ice cream sundaes, pancakes, waffles, French toast, shortcakes and poached fruit (especially pears). You can swirl it into yogurt, in or on top of sweet rolls, cookies, muffins and coffeecake.

This sauce is also great with crepes, tarts and parfaits.

Raspberry Sauce Recipe

Favorite Restaurant Sauce Recipe

Preparation time: 15 minutes. Makes enough sauce for 16 servings



  • Two 10-ounce packages frozen raspberries in syrup, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch



  • Press the raspberries through a strainer and discard the seeds (repeat if seeds still remain)
  • Using a wire whip, stir the strained raspberries and the cornstarch together in a quart sauce pan
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture comes to a full boil (6 to 8 minutes)
  • Continue boiling and stirring constantly until slightly thickened (about another 2 minutes)
  • Remove from heat
  • Cool 5 minutes and stir again
  • Cover the sauce and refrigerate until serving time

You can also use this recipe with blackberries and strawberries.

Enjoy your Sauce Recipe or Raspberry Coulis and the company of those you share it with!


Did you know? Red raspberries are native to Europe and have been cultivated for over 400 years while wild red raspberries are native to North America.