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Homemade Blueberry Syrup for Cocktails and Mocktails

Homemade Blueberry Syrup

This easy blueberry syrup recipe uses three ingredients and takes minutes to make. It’s a delicious summer flavor to use in your favorite craft cocktails and mocktails.

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups blueberries (fresh or frozen)

Instructions

Combine blueberries, water, and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat.

Bring to boil, reduce to simmer, and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, for 2-3 minutes or until the mixture begins to foam and bubble up.

Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature, aprox 30 minutes.

Place a fine mesh sieve over a medium sized bowl. Pour the berry mixture into the strainer. Gently stir the mixture in the sieve until all of the liquid has strained through.

Discard the berry remnants.

Cool syrup completely before using. Store in a glass jar in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

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Notes

The syrup will splatter as you pour it into the strainer, so watch out!

Keywords: blueberry syrup, berry syrup, syrup for drinks, mocktails, cocktail syrup, summer drinks