Blueberry Compote

about the recipe

Blueberry Compote is simmered to perfection, creating a perfect balance of sweet and tart flavors. Whether you're enjoying it on top of pancakes in the morning, adding it to ice cream, or using it as a topping for cheesecake, this little jar of magic is sure to make your taste buds sing with delight. It's a versatile and tasty addition to any sweet treat recipe collection and is sure to become a year-round favorite.

INGREDIENTS

– 16 ounces blueberries fresh or frozen, divided – ¼ cup brown sugar – 2 tablespoons lemon juice – 1 tablespoon lemon zest – ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

– Combine the 12 ounces of blueberries with the brown sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice, and cinnamon in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

– Add just enough water to cover the berries. 

– Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.

– Puree the sauce using an immersion blender or transfer to a blender or food processor to blend until smooth.

– Adding additional water if necessary to achieve the desired consistency.

Strain through a fine mesh strainer and return to the pot. 

Stir in the remaining berries and cook for another 5 minutes.