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Berried Dessert Topping
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method

Cooking Directions:
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1 quart sliced strawberries
2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
1/4 teaspoon coriander
2 cups raspberries
1/2 cup sliced almonds

Prepare Ball brand or Kerr brand jars and closures according to
manufacturer's instructions.

Combine strawberries, sugars, lemon juice, grated lemon peel and coriander
in a large saucepot. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring frequently to
dissolve sugar. Add raspberries. Simmer until mixture starts to thicken,
about 15 minutes. Add almonds and continue cooking 5 minutes. Remove
from heat.

Carefully ladle hot topping into hot jars, leaving 1/2-inch headspace.
Wipe jar rim clean. Place lid on jar with sealing compound next to glass.
Screw band down evenly and firmly just until a point of resistance is met
-- fingertip tight.

Process 10 minutes in a boiling-water canner. At elevations higher than
1,000 feet, boil 2 additional minutes for each additional 1,000 feet

This recipe yields about 3 pints.

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