Similar to marinating, but more like soaking, making macerated berries is a quick and easy solution to summer entertaining.
Makes 1 jar
2 cups of desired berries, sliced if needed
1-2 tbsps icing sugar
Juice of half a lemon
Combine all ingredients, stirring gently. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight, stirring occasionally.
For gifts, place in sanitised jar and seal. The macerated berries should keep for approximately three days refrigerated.
Once macerated to your desired level, use to top desserts like pavlova, eton mess, or even just drizzled over ice cream.