Filed Under: Dessert, french, Fruit, simmer, Under 20 Mins

Blackberry Gratin

Don't limit yourself to blackberries. This recipe works well with any berry.

April 8th, 2012

Photography by Rob Fiocca
Food Styling by Lucie Richard
Prop Styling by Felice Morsillo

Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
25 minutes
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup Sauternes or icewine
  • 2/3 cup 35% cream, whipped to a soft peak
  • 3 pints blackberries
  • icing sugar for dusting
  1. Place egg yolks, sugar and wine in a large stainless-steel bowl.

  2. Place bowl over a pot of simmering water, making sure bowl does not touch the water.

  3. Heat mixture, whisking constantly. It will begin to thicken and double in volume.

  4. Remove from heat and continue whisking until completely cool. This mixture is called Zabaglione, or sabayon.

  5. Fold whipped cream into sabayon.

  6. Move oven rack to the top position and preheat broiler.

  7. Divide the blackberries into 6 individual gratin dishes. Spoon the sabayon over the berries and sprinkle generously with icing sugar.

  8. Place under broiler and brown for approximately 2 minutes.

  9. Remove from oven, dust with more icing sugar and serve.

Nutrients Per Serving

Nutrients per serving: 216 calories, 6 g fat, 3 g protein, 35 g carbohydrates, 8 g fibre. Excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin D and folate.

Blackberry Gratin

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