Adding smashed fresh ginger to the syrup as it cooks infuses it with flavor. Try on vanilla ice cream or lemon sorbet.

Patsy Jamieson
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 1998




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Instructions Checklist
  • Mix berries, sugar, corn syrup, water and ginger in a heavy saucepan. Bring to a simmer, stirring until sugar dissolves. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low; simmer, stirring occasionally, until blueberries have broken down, 25 to 30 minutes.

  • Strain mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl. Stir in lemon juice. Serve warm or chilled.


Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 6 months.

Nutrition Facts

36 calories; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 9.5g 3% DV; dietary fiber 0.3g 1% DV; sugars 8.8g; fat 0.1g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 7.6IU; vitamin c 1.7mg 3% DV; folate 1mcg; calcium 1.7mg; ironmg; magnesium 1mg; potassium 12.3mg; sodium 3.7mg; thiaminmg 1% DV.

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Rating: 2 stars
Notice how they don't give you the grams of sugar in the nutrition information. That's because between the 1/2 cup sugar and the corn starch the grams are probably off the charts. Way too much sugar. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Duh! Duh! so use less sugar. Sure a 'recipe' ought to be exact but using common sense one can adjust to taste. This is a great recipe that everybody ought to try just don't rely on exact measures. I used 'some' sugar a little bit of honey put in raspberries blueberries and some fresh pineapple that was sitting around and it is excellent. Pros: excellent flavor Cons: so some of the details are inexact: innovate Read More