Summer Berries with Toffee Yoghurt

This is a delicious and simple plate which I have used on Christmas morning or as part of a champagne breakfast. It’s quick and easy but can look really impressive if you are trying to impress pretentious friends!

Summer berries with toffee yoghurt

Summer berries with toffee yoghurt

Ingredients 

2 large punnets of strawberries

2 punnets of blueberries

1 punnet raspberries

(Feel free to add any additional berries which are available to you at the time)

1 kg tub of natural yoghurt (your choice – full fat or light depending on if you’re behaving at the time)

1/2 cup of caster sugar

Method

1. Tip the yoghurt (I usually use about 3/4 of the tub) into a colander lined with paper towel. Place colander over a deep bowl and leave to rest for at least 2 hours. This will drain the yoghurt of excess moisture and leave you with a thicker and creamier yoghurt to place over the berries. The longer you leave the yoghurt the thicker it will become.

2. Cut the strawberries in half while leaving the remaining berries whole. Place onto a long platter mixing the berries to create a vibrant plate.

3. Once you have the desired consistency with your yoghurt, spoon it down the centre of the berries.

4. Once the berries and yoghurt have been plated and prepared. Place the caster sugar in a saucepan over low to medium heat. Heat the suagr for 8-10 minutes continuing to stir with a metal spoon and move the pan back and forth (The toffee will become a sticky mess if left unattended and burnt). Once the sugar has dissolved and has turned into a nice golden colour it is ready to use.

5. While the toffee is still hot drizzle it across the top of the yoghurt and berries in a zig-zag like motion.

Summer berries with toffee yoghurt

Summer berries with toffee yoghurt

The toffee will set (just like ice magic in icecream) and add a nice crunch and sweetness to the fruit and yoghurt.

If toffee isn’t for you try adding passion fruit pulp swirling through the yoghurt. To create a more complete ‘breakfast dish’ serve the above on a bed of toasted muesli. The toasted muesli is a great addition as it provides another texture to the dish.

Serves 6 people.

Any easy dish which will cure any sugar cravings and possible cause some extra dental work.

Love The Fat Cow x

Advertisements

One response

  1. Pingback: Gathering Berries by Aleria Jensen « My Berry Farm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s