Easy to make, this intensely flavored blueberry sauce is delicious on a stack of pancakes or atop a scoop of vanilla frozen yogurt.

Carolyn Malcoun


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Instructions Checklist
  • Stir blueberries, honey, lemon zest and juice in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to maintain a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 15 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes; serve warm.



Make Ahead Tip: Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts

21 calories; 0.1 g total fat; 15 mg potassium; 5.4 g carbohydrates; 0.4 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 0.1 g protein; 8 IU vitamin a iu; 2 mg vitamin c; 1 mcg folate; 1 mg calcium; 1 mg magnesium; 3 g added sugar;

Reviews (6)

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6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 3 stars
Tasty as crepe filling I liked this. I wanted a blueberry sauce to go with fruit crepes. I didn't measure the lemon zest or juice and just used the half lemon I had left. Found it somewhat thin so I whisked in 1tsp of arrowroot and it made it super thick. Worked good as a filling instead of a sauce. We wrapped up double-layered crepes like tortillas. Pros: Happy it had honey instead of sugar Cons: Somewhat thin Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Love it! I have made this 3 times now and enjoy it every time. I made it to accompany the Buttermilk-Oatmeal Pancakes yesterday and it was delicious - I did drizzle the pancakes with a little maple syrup added the Chunky Blueberry Sauce and a dollop of cottage cheese on top! Excellent! Pros: Blueberries! Read More
Rating: 2 stars
I actually didn't really care for this. I followed it to a T but it was overwhelmingly sour. That's too bad too it smelled and looked amazing.... Read More
Rating: 4 stars
delicious A great alternative to macerated strawberries on angel food cake topped with whipped cream. Whole family loved it and the cake soaks up the juice well for a tasty treat. Pros: easy fresh fast Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Sounds great as an alternative for syrup on my whole wheat-blueberry pancakes! Quick and easy to make. I plan to make some soon; but I'll probably use a bit of raw sugar in place of the honey. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
This recipe is amazing!! Along with the ricotta blueberry pancakes breakfast/brunch totally rocks! Read More