Warmed Berries with Honey and Ricotta Cheese

A Healthy and Comforting Dessert
Ricotta, honey and berries.
Prep Time: 
20 min prep time +2 hr chill time
Number of Servings: 


  • 1 cup raspberries, divided
  • 1 cup blackberries, divided
  • 12 cup blueberries, divided
  • 5 Tbsp honey, divided
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract, divided
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup low-fat cream cheese, at room temperature


  • Handheld Mixer


  1. Combine 12 cup each of the raspberries and blackberries and 14 cup of the blueberries along with 2 tablespoons of the honey in a saucepan. Gently mash berries with a handheld potato masher or the back of a large spoon. Set heat to medium-low and warm berries for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla and lemon juice.
  2. Using a handheld mixer, whip ricotta cheese, softened cream cheese, remaining 3 tablespoons of honey, and remaining teaspoon of vanilla until mixture is well combined and smooth. Refrigerate cheese, covered, for 2 hours.
  3. Spoon cheese among 6 dessert goblets. Top each portion with warmed berries.
  4. Garnish with remaining raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Info: 
238 Calories, 9 g Protein, 26 g Carbohydrates, 3 g Fiber, 12 g Total fat (7 g sat), 180 mg Sodium, ★★ Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Vitamin A, B2 (riboflavin), C, Calcium


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