Easy 2-Ingredient Raspberry Coulis

We had a meeting for our Young and Marrieds group yesterday and I made a no bake chocolate cheesecake as my dessert contribution. It was made with 70% dark chocolate so it was intensely chocolaty and much-loved by hubby who is a huge fan of dark chocolate and I have been a recent convert of his. 🙂

Whenever I make a dark chocolate dessert, he often requests that a fruity sauce be served with it. So, I make sure I have raspberries to make a quick and easy coulis (which is the fancy French term for “sauce”) to accompany his chocolaty dessert. He loves how the fruity sauce cuts on the richness of the chocolate but at the same time enhances the overall flavor of the dessert! I completely agree as oftentimes it is the sauce drizzled on top that certainly brings any delicious dessert over the top.

This lead me to think that I ought to make a post on this super-easy sauce because it is so versatile and not just the perfect complement for chocolate desserts. It’s great as topping for ice creams, cobblers, waffles, pancakes, etc.

Did I mention it was super-easy? Yup, simply puree the fruit with sugar and then strain (to remove the seeds unless you don’t want to) and voila a deliciously sweet-tangy sauce is born! You can use other fruits, too and during winter time some partially thawed frozen berries work well, too.
If you want to give your dessert that extra fruity boost then I suggest drizzling this sweet-tangy raspberry coulis on top!

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Easy 2-Ingredient Raspberry Coulis

By: Manila Spoon

June 27, 2015

Need a delicious fruity topping for your dessert? This versatile, quick and easy 2-Ingredient Raspberry Coulis (sauce) is perfect for cheesecakes, ice creams, waffles, pancakes and so much more.


  • 1 pint fresh Raspberries, cleaned and hulled
  • 1/3 cup sugar or to taste


  1. In a blender, puree the raspberries with the sugar. Strain the liquid to remove the seeds.
  2. Drizzle on top of your favorite dessert just before serving!

Yield: 1 cup (more or less)
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cooking Time: 0 Minutes
Total Time: 5 Minutes

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Last updated on October 1st, 2019 at 08:43 am



    • June 29, 2015 / 6:26 pm

      Yes, it's really perfect Ali as I just drizzled this all over the vanilla ice cream I had for dessert yesterday! 🙂

  1. June 27, 2015 / 6:44 pm

    Yum! I love raspberry coulis and it is SO easy. I recommend with honey, too, but yours looks amazing!

    • June 29, 2015 / 6:27 pm

      Sometimes I make this with honey and add a squeeze of lemon juice too so I agree that is equally delish, Alisa. Thanks!

  2. June 27, 2015 / 7:26 pm

    I love this! Yet another crazy simple sauce to add to my arsenal. I'm going to have to try this over waffles and ice cream!

    • June 29, 2015 / 6:27 pm

      Please enjoy Jerry – and it's really good with ice cream!

  3. June 27, 2015 / 7:35 pm

    I make this all the time when I do chocolate desserts! Especially David Lebovitz's Chocolate Idiot Cake. Such awesome raspberry flavor! Yum!

    • June 29, 2015 / 6:28 pm

      Chocolate and raspberry sauce are a marriage made in culinary heaven! 🙂

  4. June 27, 2015 / 10:11 pm

    gah!! I'm posting a similar recipe on Monday (although mine is a bit different). Love that yours has just two ingredients; it's all you really need for something like this. So much flavor and so many great uses for it!

    • June 29, 2015 / 6:28 pm

      I opted for the easy one Kristy hahaha and have to try your version, too! Thanks for stopping by!

  5. June 28, 2015 / 8:43 pm

    I was just about to ask what a coulis was 😉 I love how it's just fancy French. I like fancy French! The next time I make an overly sweet recipe, I'm trying this out on it!

    • June 29, 2015 / 6:29 pm

      Please enjoy Arman and it would be perfect with any of your fantastic chocolate desserts!

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