Blueberry Simple Syrup

A colorful and delicious Blueberry Simple Syrup that is perfect to add to cocktails, mocktails, and desserts! You only need 3 ingredients and you will have the best homemade syrup you can find!

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This Blueberry Simple Syrup is so easy to make and has so many uses. The best part is that you can make this homemade syrup from fresh or frozen blueberries!

Ingredients Needed to Make Blueberry Simple Syrup

You only need three ingredients to make your own blueberry simple syrup at home: blueberries, sugar, and water. One of the best things about this recipe is that you can use fresh or frozen blueberries!

How to Make Homemade Blueberry Syrup

Place all of the ingredients into a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir and mash the berries with a masher. Bring the mixture to a boil, then turn down the heat to medium and cook for an additional 2 minutes while stirring occasionally.

Remove the pan from the heat and allow the mixture to steep as it cools for at least 1 hour. Strain the solids from the liquid using a fine-mesh sieve you can save the solids for another treat!).

blueberries and blueberry syrup

How to Store Homemade Simple Syrup

Allow the syrup to cool completely before pouring it into a sealable bottle or jar. Store the syrup in the fridge.

How long will homemade syrup last?

This homemade syrup will last in the fridge in a sealed container for 3-4 weeks. You can also freeze this syrup in a freezer-safe container for up to 3 months.

How to Make this Syrup Thicker

If you want a thicker consistency closer to maple syrup, you can make a slurry of 1 tablespoon of water and 1/2 tablespoon of cornstarch. Whisk the two ingredients together in a small bowl and then stir it into the mixture after cooking.

What to Do with Blueberry Syrup?

This syrup has so many uses. You can make a cocktail like this Blueberry Gin and Tonic pictured above. You can also pour this syrup over pancakes, waffles, or ice cream. And for a cold and refreshing drink, make a Blueberry Italian Soda!

Bottles to Store Homemade Syrup In

This bottle set is perfect for any home cook who is making their own syrup, condiments, or liqueurs. IT comes with 6 flip-top bottles, a funnel, extra gaskets, and labels!

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Blueberry Simple Syrup

A colorful and delicious Blueberry Simple Syrup that is perfect to add to cocktails, mocktails, and desserts!
5 from 15 votes
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Steep and Cool Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 1 cup
Author: EmilyFabulous

Ingredients

  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

Instructions

  • Place all of the ingredients into a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir and mash the berries with a masher. Bring the mixture to a boil, then turn down the heat to medium and cook for an additional 2 minutes while stirring occasionally.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and allow the mixture to steep as it cools for at least 1 hour. Strain the solids from the liquid using a fine-mesh sieve you can save the solids for another treat!).
  • Pour the syrup into a sealable bottle or jar and store it in the fridge. The syrup will last in the fridge in a sealed container for 3-4 weeks.

Any nutrition calculations are only estimates using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.

blueberry syrup in a flip top bottle
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