Blueberry Syrup

Blueberry Syrup

Makes 2 cups


  • 5 cups fresh blueberries
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • ½ tsp pure vanilla extract


  1. In a largely heavy saucepan, mix blueberries and sugar; let stand 1 hour. Add water and lemon juice; bring to a boil over high heat. Skim off foam. Reduce heat; simmer until mixture thickens, about 15 minutes. Stir in vanilla. Remove from heat; strain through a fine sieve. Cool. Pour into a glass container. Store in refrigerator.