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Blueberry Syrup Made From Wild Fruit

Isabel D. Wolf and William Schafer

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 half-pint or pint canning jars. Seal with two-piece canning lids.
  5. Process in boiling water bath: 10 minutes for altitudes 0-1,000 feet, 15 minutes for altitudes 1001-2000 feet.


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Reviewed by Suzanne Driessen 2016

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