*** Cook berries in sugar (more if fresh) just until hot. Add lemon juice, grated lemon rind and simmer 5 minutes. Force through a sieve. Mix together cornstarch and cognac till smooth; add berry mixture and cook over low heat, stirring constantly until it is clear and thickened. Sauce may be served hot or cold. Serve over fruit or ice cream.
Yield: 4 Servings
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana