Blueberry Sauce Tips
How do you thicken a berry sauce?
This homemade berry sauce gets its thickness from cornstarch and cooking. If your sauce is too thin, you can cook it longer on low to medium heat to allow more water to evaporate, thickening the sauce. Here are other tips for how to thicken sauce.
Can I make blueberry sauce without sugar?
It’s possible to make blueberry sauce with no sugar, but it will likely taste tarter and may be thinner. Instead of cutting out the sugar altogether, try reducing the amount you use. Alternatively, you can use a different type of sweetener, such as honey, agave or maple syrup. Here are more tips for reducing sugar
How do you can homemade blueberry sauce?
To preserve blueberry sauce, try this simple recipe for canned blueberry jam
which puts your fresh summer fruit to work. It's best to process the jam in a water bath canner
which works well for high-acidity ingredients, including fruits.
Should I use fresh or frozen blueberries?
You can use either fresh or frozen blueberries to make homemade blueberry sauce. However, if you use frozen blueberries, use them without thawing to avoid adding extra moisture to the recipe. Research contributed by Teddy Nykiel, Taste of Home Associate Editor
1/4 cup: 97 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 50mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.