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U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council

Blueberry Syrup


  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar


  1. In a medium saucepan, simmer blueberries and water until blueberries pop and release their juice. Remove from heat.
  2. Strain through a fine mesh strainer, pushing with a spoon. Discard seeds and pulp.
  3. While juice is still hot, pour through coffee filter.
  4. Add sugar; stir until dissolved. Chill syrup.

Preparation time: 15-20 minutes

Cooking time: 20-25 minutes


Uses: sauce for ice cream, cakes or pancakes; use as sweetener in cocktails, juice, or salad dressings

Yield: 1 ¾ cups syrup

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