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Fresh Blueberry Sauce or Syrup

10 Minutes to the BEST Blueberry Sauce or Syrup ever! Amazing on cheesecake, pancakes, crepes, French Toast, etc. and SO EASY!
Cuisine American
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (approx. 3 oranges)
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon +1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 3 half-pints fresh blueberries (6 oz. is a half-pint)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • lemon zest from 1-2 lemons (optional)


  • Add orange juice, lemon juice, sugar, and cornstarch to a medium saucepan, whisk until cornstarch is dissolved and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  • Boil approximately 5 minutes, or until thickened then add blueberries and simmer 5 minutes or until a few berries have burst but most are still whole. Stir in vanilla.
  • Taste and add lemon zest from 1 lemon if desired for more tang.
  • Serve immediately for warm syrup/sauce or chill in the refrigerator in an airtight container for cheesecake topping. Blueberry Syrup will thicken as it chills.