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Nova Scotia Raspberries
Raspberries are high in Vitamin C; one cup contains 40% of the vitamin C we need in a day. One cup of raspberries has 32% of the dietary fiber our bodies need every day. Add raspberries to your cereal, ice cream or low-fat yogurt, or use in wonderful desserts.

Raspberry U-Picks in Nova Scotia take pride in the quality of berries they offer to the marketplace, and if you are like many other berry lovers in the province, you would agree that they are a bargain at any price. Pick gently since they are the most fragile of all berries. They can be frozen whole in a single layer to brighten your winter menu. Just before serving rinse gently under cold water, if necessary, and drain on paper towel.

Link to the Main U-Pick/U-Fish Directory or click below to find the closest Raspberry U-pick operation to you.

The following links provide more information about raspberries:

Raspberry U-Picks in Nova Scotia
Freezing Basics
Raspberries Facts
Raspberry Information and Recipes
Horticulture Nova Scotia
U-Pick Food Safety

Raspberry Upside Down Pudding

1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 cups raspberries
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup white sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 cup sifted flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 cup milk
1/2 tsp vanilla
ice cream or whipped cream, optional

Melt the butter in a 9" square pan or pie plate. Sprinkle the brown sugar on the melted butter and arrange berries on top. Cream shortening and white sugar together, add the egg and beat. Sift the dry ingredients. alternately add the flour mixture and the milk and vanilla to the creamed mixture. Spread batter over the berries and up the sides of the pan.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 to 30 minutes. Invert on warm plate and serve with ice cream or whipping cream.

For more raspberry information, contact:

Horticulture Nova Scotia
Kentville Agricultural Centre, Blair House
Kentville, N.S. B4N 1J5
(902) 678-9335
(902) 678-1280 (fax)
Web Site: Web Site: www.hortns.com
E-mail: hortns@ns.sympatico.ca

  Last Update: May 1, 2007