Blueberry Simple Syrup



Blueberry Simple Syrup

  • Author: theperksofbeingus
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1 bottle 1x


When the blueberry season is winding down, we grab the last of the fresh pints from the farmers market. Making simple syrup couldn’t be easier. That, of course is why it is called simple syrup. Just sugar and water. And if you add in a fruit, just add a bit more water, and cook for 5-10 minutes. There you have it! A quick syrup that you can use to make some pretty gorgeous cocktails!



  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 ½ cups water
  • 3 Cups fresh blueberries


  • Place sugar and water into pot, and stir
  • Add blueberries in
  • Bring sugar and water to a boil
  • Let boil for 5 minutes
  • Once syrup comes to a boil, let boil for 5 minutes
  • Remove from heat, allow to cool
  • Strain syrup into a large container with a spout, such as pyrex
  • Can use blueberries strained out for a spread on toast
  • Before bottling, be sure syrup is completely cool
  • Pour syrup into glass bottles, sealing tightly
  • Store in refrigerator


  • Keeps in refrigerator for several weeks
  • Use in cocktails
  • Add to lemonade for a refreshing twist
  • Add to sparkling water, and add a splash of lemon or lime for a nice natural soda
  • Use for a cake syrup between layers to keep cake moist

Keywords: simple syrup, blueberry, mixologist, bartending


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