Slightly hot and bright from citrus, this sweet, zesty syrup is the perfect foil for a medley of juicy summer berries. Our Indonesian Long Pepper gives the syrup its interesting complexity.

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 10 min

Total time: 20 min

Mixed Berries with Lime-Long Pepper Syrup
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Serves 4

  • 1/2 Cup White Sugar

  • 1/2 Cup Water

  • 2 Teaspoons Long Pepper, crushed

  • 2 Limes, zested and juiced

  • 1/2 Pound Strawberries, trimmed and sliced

  • 1/2 Pound Raspberries

  • 1/2 Pound Blackberries


  1. Combine sugar, water and long pepper in medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring until dissolved. Remove from heat. Add lime juice and zest, stir and let cool to room temperature.

  2. Place berries in large bowl or individual serving bowls and stir gently to combine. Drizzle with a few teaspoons of syrup and serve.