If you are going to make something today, why not make Blueberry Sauce recipe? I’ve made a lot of dishes in my life, but this sauce is one of my favorites. You can literally use the blueberry sauce for anything, you just need to take the time to create this deliciousness. You’ll love how versatile this sweet sauce is!
I’ve used my fair share of store-bought syrups on things I’ve baked in my home. However, one morning I decided it was time to try something a little different. Each mouthful gives you a burst of blueberries and it gets better with each and every bite. Let’s be honest too, this Blueberry Sauce recipe won’t take you much time at all to make.
Baking with Blueberry Sauce
Once you’ve made this blueberry sauce, you may be wondering what you can do with it. The number of things you can put this sauce on will literally blow your mind. I’m going to make a list to give you some ideas, but you can also use your own imagination as to what you’d enjoy eating with your family.
If you’re up for it, you can even place this blueberry sauce on crackers or anything else you’re craving, you might be amazed as to how tasty it is! Dare I say that you should even try this on cheesecake. Yes, it’s that good! When it’s hot outside, this Blueberry sauce makes for an awesome ice cream topping.
Ingredients for Blueberry Sauce Recipe
You may be wondering what kind of ingredients are used in this Blueberry topping recipe. It may include ingredients that you already have in your fridge and pantry.
Fresh Blueberries – In order to get the best blueberry sauce recipe possible, you’ll want to have fresh blueberries. When you have fresh blueberries, you get that fresh and sweet blueberry flavor!
Granulated Sugar – Yes, you’ll need to use granulated sugar to help make this Blueberry sauce for pancakes. I promise you won’t regret using sugar. If you’d like to try to use a different type of sugar, you can always experiment.
Lemon Juice – The lemon juice is going to help keep everything fresh and smooth in the recipe. Lemon juice tends to make foods not feel as “heavy” and helps them taste delicious!
Cornstarch – This ingredient is going to help thicken things up and make it all come together super nicely. You’ll enjoy having a thicker blueberry topping and sauce.
All of these ingredients work together to help create a scrumptious recipe that you can use for almost anything.
How to Make Blueberry Sauce
Now that you know all the amazing things you can make with this sauce, you may be wondering HOW to make it. I want to walk you through making it, so you can enjoy it anytime you’d like.
Take a small saucepan and combine 1 cup blueberries, sugar, ½ cup water, and lemon juice.
You will want to heat this sauce over low-medium heat to a low boil. Take a small bowl and whisk the cornstarch and 2 tablespoons of water.
Go ahead and slowly whisk cornstarch mixture into blueberries, being careful not to break blueberries. Go ahead and cook for 3-5 minutes until it’s thick.
You will want to allow the sauce to cool down all the way. Store the blueberry topping in an airtight container in the fridge.
How to Freeze Blueberry Sauce
Once you’ve made this sauce, you may be wondering if you can freeze it. All you ever need to freeze something like this is an airtight container. Once you have the freezable container, you put it in the freezer and enjoy it at a later date.
How to Properly Wash Blueberries
As you know, this recipe calls for fresh blueberries. If you’ve never used fresh blueberries in one of your recipes, you may want to know how to wash them. You can dump the blueberries in a strainer and run them under cold water on low. You don’t want to be too rough with blueberries while washing them because they could easily break.
The next time you’re looking for a sweet topping or sauce, make this Blueberry Sauce. You’ll enjoy the sweetness of the sauce and the versatility of the dish.
Here’s a few more awesome fruity toppings you can use in the same way.
- 1 pint (2 cups) fresh blueberries
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- ½ cup water
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch plus 2 tablespoons water
- In a small saucepan, combine 1 cup blueberries, sugar, ½ cup water and lemon juice. Heat over low-medium heat to low boil.
- In a small bowl, whisk the cornstarch and 2 tablespoons water.
- Slowly whisk cornstarch mixture into blueberries, being careful not to break blueberries.
- Cook for 3-5 minutes or until thick.
- Cool completely.
- Store in airtight container in refrigerator.
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