Blueberry Syrup Made From Wild Fruit
Wild fruits from Minnesota's fields and woods can make very good syrups.
Blueberry Syrup Recipe
- 2 quarts blueberries
- 4 cups sugar
- 3/4 cup cold water
- Mash fruit, sprinkle with sugar, cover, and let stand overnight in refrigerator.
- Add water, bring to a boil, and cook 20 minutes.
- Strain through cheesecloth.
- Heat to boiling point; pour into hot, sterilized half-pint or pint canning jars. Seal with two-piece canning lids.
- Process in boiling water bath: 10 minutes for altitudes 0-1,000 feet, 15 minutes for altitudes 1001-2000 feet.
- University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service
- Preparing and Canning Fruit. Berry Syrup. National Center for Home Food Preservation. http://nchfp.uga.edu/how/can_02/berry_syrup.html
- Blackberry Syrup
- Chokecherry Syrup
- Pincherry Syrup
- Pick Your Own Berries
- Selecting, Preparing and Canning Fruit.
Reviewed by Suzanne Driessen 2016