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Orange Blueberry Sauce Recipe

For an easy recipe for ice cream topping, try this recipe. The orange and blueberries flavors meld well together to make a delicious combination.—Naomi Fitzer, Pearl, Mississippi
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 4 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Ice cream of your choice

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, orange juice and orange peel; stir until smooth. Add 3 cups blueberries. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into berry mixture. Add the cinnamon and remaining blueberries.
  • 2. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve warm or chilled over ice cream. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: about 3 cups.
Editor's Note: If using frozen blueberries, use without thawing to avoid discoloring the batter.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 41 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.