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raspberry sauce

Raspberry Sauce

Raspberry Sauce is a fresh and sweet treat that is easy to make at home in no time at all!  Serve this thick raspberry sauce over pound cake, ice cream, pancakes, cheesecake and more!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Author Nichole


  • 2 1/2 Cups Raspberries
  • 1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Water
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch
  • 2 Tablespoons Water


  • Add the raspberries, sugar, water, and lemon juice to a medium saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat stirring often until the mixture comes to a boil.
  • In a small bowl mix together the cold water and cornstarch. Stir the mixture into the boiling raspberry sauce.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the vanilla and salt.
  • Allow the sauce to cool and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


NOTE:  If you want to make this sauce seedless, allow it to cool slightly and then pour it through a fine-mesh strainer into a bowl.