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asked August 7th 2021

washing raspberries

I am making a lemon and raspbery cake with fresh raspberries in the batter. Do i really need to wash the raspberries ?? The cake will be eaten tomorrow and will also contain raspberry conserve in the batter and filling

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Hi elaine77

I normally ‘wash’ raspberries with a small artist’s brush dipped in a clear alcohol like vodka. This helps to rid the berries of any bacteria and dirt without getting them sodden.

Hope this helps 🙂