How to Make Pennsylvania Wild Blueberry Syrup

Delicious and so easy to make. Great on ice cream, pancakes and French toast. You can use fresh or frozen and wild or cultivated berries. I pick my berries locally in July and freeze them for later.

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How to Make Pennsylvania Wild Blueberry Syrup Recipe
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Beautiful little wild Pennsylvania blueberries, sometimes referred to as huckleberries.

Beautiful little wild Pennsylvania blueberries, sometimes referred to as huckleberries.

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Wild blueberries are smaller, more flavorful and slightly darker than their sister, the cultivated blueberry. I can pick wild berries in northeast Pennsylvania, in July.

Wild blueberries are smaller, more flavorful and slightly darker than their sister, the cultivated blueberry. I can pick wild berries in northeast Pennsylvania, in July.

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My gathered ingredients; 2 c frozen wild blues, 3/4 c sugar, 3/4 c water, 1/2 tsp lemon juice, 1 tbls cornstarch dissolved in 2 tbls of water.

My gathered ingredients; 2 c frozen wild blues, 3/4 c sugar, 3/4 c water, 1/2 tsp lemon juice, 1 tbls cornstarch dissolved in 2 tbls of water.

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In a sauce pot; blueberries, sugar, 3/4 c water and lemon juice.

In a sauce pot; blueberries, sugar, 3/4 c water and lemon juice.

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Bring to medium heat and bring to a light boil.

Bring to medium heat and bring to a light boil.

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Dissolve 1 tbls of cornstarch with 2 tbls of water and set aside.

Dissolve 1 tbls of cornstarch with 2 tbls of water and set aside.

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Before your berries come to a boil, try to remove all stems and leaves.

Before your berries come to a boil, try to remove all stems and leaves.

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A potato masher or an immersion blender works great for crushing the berries or pureeing them perfectly smooth.

A potato masher or an immersion blender works great for crushing the berries or pureeing them perfectly smooth.

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Bring to light boil for 10 minutes. Whisk occasionally to break up the berries.

Bring to light boil for 10 minutes. Whisk occasionally to break up the berries.

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Remove from heat and crush berries with the potato masher or use the immersion blender, like I have shown here. Pulse lightly for a chunky sauce or blend fully for a smooth sauce. I pulse lightly.

Remove from heat and crush berries with the potato masher or use the immersion blender, like I have shown here. Pulse lightly for a chunky sauce or blend fully for a smooth sauce. I pulse lightly.

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Return to heat, whisk in the cornstarch mixture and bring back to a boil for one minute.

Return to heat, whisk in the cornstarch mixture and bring back to a boil for one minute.

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Remove from heat and store in your favorite container and keep refrigerated up to a month. Serve with my Pennsylvania wild blueberry ice cream, pancakes, French toast or even on top of oatmeal.

Remove from heat and store in your favorite container and keep refrigerated up to a month. Serve with my Pennsylvania wild blueberry ice cream, pancakes, French toast or even on top of oatmeal.

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It pairs perfectly with my wild blueberry ice cream. 😊

It pairs perfectly with my wild blueberry ice cream. 😊

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Thank you, for taking the time to enjoy another delicious guide. This pairs great with my wild blueberry ice cream guide. Please remember to always ❤️my guides and follow me too. Enjoy dessert first!

Thank you, for taking the time to enjoy another delicious guide. This pairs great with my wild blueberry ice cream guide. Please remember to always ❤️my guides and follow me too. Enjoy dessert first!

Ingredients

2 Cups Fresh or frozen wild blueberries 
¾ Cups Sugar 
¾ Cups Water 
½ Teaspoons Lemon juice 
1 Tablespoon Corn starch 
2 Tablespoons Water 
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