Homemade Blueberry Sauce—A fresh and easy blueberry sauce that tastes amazing with pancakes, yogurt, cheesecake or even on toast with butter, this homemade blueberry sauce recipe takes 10 minutes to make.
Blueberries are packed with vitamin C, antioxidants and other benefits and being able to incorporate them into food and desserts recipes is a great way to get those benefits.
One of the great blessings of living in California is the abundance of fresh fruits throughout the year. Blueberries is one of them and they are literary available in every store at every corner.
I have always wondered what it takes to make a nice and fresh fruit sauce and jam and what really goes in the ready made ones until I decided to do my research and experiment with few ingredients.
If you are after fresh, homemade, preservative-free foods like me, then make this easy blueberry sauce at home and avoid the ready-made, packaged sauces all together.
You can make blueberry sauce at home with only six ingredients: blueberries (fresh or frozen), sugar, lemon zest and juice, cornstarch and some water.
how to make blueberry sauce at home
In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the blueberries, sugar, lemon zest and the water. Stir gently and bring to a boil.
In a small cup mix the cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of cold water and add them to the blueberries. Simmer gently until the sauce thickens. This takes 3–4 minutes. Stir in the lemon juice. Turn off the heat and let cool before serving.
I store my sauce in tittle jars in the fridge for up to two weeks.
what to have blueberry sauce with
Homemade blueberry sauce is perfect with your morning yogurt and granola.
I spread it on crackers or toast with butter or cheese. Blueberry sauce is a great when drizzled over a stack of pancakes.
Add blueberry sauce to your cheesecakes, vanilla ice-cream and smoothies too.
Here is another homemade recipe, Cranberry Sauce for you to try.
- 2 cups fresh blueberries (frozen work too)
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- zest of half a lemon
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- In a saucepan over medium heat, combine blueberries, sugar, lemon zest and water. Stir gently and bring to a boil.
- In a small cup mix cornstarch with 2 tablespoons water and add to the blueberries. Simmer gently until thick. This takes 3–4 minutes. Stir in lemon juice. Turn off the heat and let cool before serving.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 97Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 1gSugar: 23gProtein: 0g