Recipe by Bri Bri
"Made with wild blueberries, this sauce adds a zing with lemon juice, orange juice, and lemon zest. Serve over waffles or pancakes."
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frozen wild blueberries
fresh lemon juice
dark brown sugar
I've made this at least four times as it's a quick and easy recipe to master. I like the consistency and the flavor of the sauce - not too thin or runny, yet not so thick I can't pour it on pancakes or spoon over Panna Cotta. I prefer this to store bought as it is not overly sweet and I know what ingredients are in it. Just use a little more sweetener, like a a few more tablespoons, if the blueberries are sour(taste them first) or do ALL orange juice - instead of 1/4 cup of water and 1/2 cup orange juice - do 3/4 cup orange juice. If the sauce is too thin use more thickener (cornstarch) and/or cook it a little longer. Most times the sauce thickens pretty well on its own in the fridge, however, if it's too thick - use less thickener and/or less frozen blueberries (thaw and drain) next time. Same with the lemon flavor being overpowering - use a little less. It's a fairly forgiving recipe. Experiment and make the recipe your own. Thanks you Bri bri for the recipe - it's become a family favorite.
The texture of this sauce is spot on. I used to top mini cheesecakes. I thought this would be a good topping since the cheesecakes were naturally sweet, but it didn't work out that way. The orange and lemon juice made it too sour. This is a good sauce, just not what I was going for.
This was DELICIOUS! What a lovely topping for pancakes! I will be using this AGAIN & AGAIN!
After seeing so many beautiful pictures and good reviews on this sauce recently, I decided to make it as a topping for pancakes this morning and a filling for crepes tomorrow. My citrus loving daughter can't get enough, but I think that I would have preferred a sauce without so much citrus flavor. No fault of the recipe (hence the name), just a personal preference. The way the recipe comes together and thickens is terrific and easy. Will probably use this again, but reduce the OJ or omit the lemon juice. Thanks!
I just love the the flavor the cinnamon and citrus adds to the blueberries. Yum! I used fresh blueberries because they were going bad and I wanted to use them. Because I used fresh rather than frozen blueberries, there was less water so I should have used less cornstarch. My syrup was a little too thick but, tasted ooooh so good!
Wonderful flavor, but was alittle to runny in my opinion. Will make again to see maybe I did something different that made it runny.
Delicious! Served on pancakes and it was a nice change from the overly sweet maple syrup. I fresh squeezed my OJ and I think that makes a big difference. Had some left over and I can't wait to try some on vanilla ice cream!
Delicious berry sauce. I used fresh berries but other than that followed as is. Great flavor, loved the citrusy undertones. Used as a topping for pound cake and was a huge hit. Will be making again for pancake topping. Thanks for the great topper!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Citrus Wild Blueberry Sauce
Serving Size: 1/16 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: < 1
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