Fruit flavored simple syrups are seriously simple to make. When any berry fruit is starting to turn the corner past ripeness, it is time to make the syrup! It is a great way to preserve the fresh fruit flavor!
Now, what can we do with this blackberry simple syrup? Well, make some cocktails of course! Let’s do this!
- 1 1/2 Cups Water
- 1 cup fresh or frozen blackberries
- 1 cup sugar
- In small saucepan, add sugar and blackberries. Smash blackberries to release juice, while mixing into the sugar. Add water, and bring to boil. Reduce heat, and let simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.
- Pour syrup thru a mesh strainer, using back of spoon to press down any fruit. Reserve fruit for a nice spread for crackers. Pour syrup into a glass jar with lid. Can be stored in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks
Perfect for mixing into seltzer, lemonade, or to use as a base for a blackberry cosmo!