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Blueberry Syrup Made From Wild Fruit

By Isabel D. Wolf and William Schafer, University of Minnesota Extension

Revised 2011 by LouAnn Jopp, Extension Educator — Food Safety. Peer reviewed by Deb Botzek-Linn, Extension Educator — Food Safety, 2009. Reference: University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service.

Wild fruits from Minnesota's fields and woods can make very good syrups.

Blueberry Syrup Recipe



  1. Mash fruit, sprinkle with sugar, cover, and let stand overnight in refrigerator.
  2. Add water, bring to a boil, and cook 20 minutes.
  3. Strain through cheesecloth.
  4. Heat to boiling point; pour into hot, sterilized canning jars. Seal with two-piece canning lids.
  5. Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath.

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