Blackberry Brandy Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


12 servings (1/4 cup each)

Updated: Oct. 15, 2022
Fresh ingredients make a rich-tasting blackberry brandy sauce to serve over ice cream, cheesecake, pancakes, angel food cake ... the possibilities are endless, and it makes everything look gorgeous. —Crystal Jo Bruns, Iliff, Colorado
Blackberry Brandy Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 4 cups fresh or frozen blackberries, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon brandy or 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional


  1. In a large saucepan, mix sugar and cornstarch; stir in water. Add blackberries; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 10-12 minutes or until sauce is thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in brandy. Cool slightly. If desired, serve with ice cream.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without ice cream): 93 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.