Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 quart fresh strawberries

  2. 1 tablespoon arrowroot or cornstarch orange zest sugar juice from one orange juice from one lemon

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Instructions Hull and rinse a quart of berries. Lay aside a cup of the most perfect ones. Cover the remaining ones with a cup of cold water, cook until soft, then strain through a cheesecloth. Measure the juice, add water if needed to make two cups and reheat. When boiling well add a level tablespoon of arrowroot or cornstarch moistened with cold water to pour, the grated rind of half an orange and half a cup of sugar. Cook ten minutes, or until clear, take from the fire, add the juice of an orange, the juice of half a lemon and more sugar if needed. It should not be too sweet. Strain through a cheesecloth and chill on ice. Serve in punch glasses, adding a spoonful of cracked ice and a few berries to each portion, as a first course at luncheon or tea with sweet wafers or macaroons.


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