Blackberry Simple Syrup

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!

 

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Blackberry Simple Syrup


  • Author: theperksofbeingus
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 Minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cups Water
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blackberries
  • 1 cup sugar

Instructions

  1. In small saucepan, add sugar and blackberries.Β 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.
  2. 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


Notes

Perfect for mixing into seltzer, lemonade, or to use as a base for a blackberry cosmo!

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