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berry cake filling

Berry Cake Filling

How to make a mixed berry filling from blackberries, strawberries and raspberries. Makes a great cake, pie or dessert filling!
5 from 13 votes
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
cooling time: 1 hr
Serves: 2 cups
Calories: 330kcal


Berry Cake Filling

  • 20 ounces fresh or frozen berries about 4 cups
  • 5 oz sugar
  • 2 oz water
  • 1 1/2 oz cornstarch
  • 1 zested lemon
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice


Berry Cake Filling Instructions

  • Place the berries in a medium saucepan with 5oz of sugar and bring to a simmer. 
  • Combine the cornstarch with the water to make a slurry. Pour the slurry into the bubbling berries. 
  • Cook a few minutes until the mixture is thick (1-2 minutes). Remove the berries from the heat and stir in the zest of one lemon and your lemon juice. 
  • Cool berry filling before using. Refrigerate for 3 days or freeze for 6 months.


Calories: 330kcal (17%) | Carbohydrates: 84g (28%) | Protein: 1g (2%) | Fat: 1g (2%) | Saturated Fat: 1g (5%) | Sodium: 3mg | Fiber: 1g (4%) | Sugar: 71g (79%) | Vitamin C: 2.9mg (4%)