Citrus Wild Blueberry Sauce

Citrus Wild Blueberry Sauce

Bri Bri 0

"Made with wild blueberries, this sauce adds a zing with lemon juice, orange juice, and lemon zest. Serve over waffles or pancakes."

Ingredients 35 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 23 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 23 kcal
  • 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.9g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring the blueberries, orange juice, and lemon juice to a boil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the lemon zest and cinnamon; adjust heat to low setting.
  2. Whisk together the water and cornstarch until there are no lumps. Stir the cornstarch mixture and brown sugar into the blueberry mixture until thickened. Remove from heat and allow to rest for 10 minutes before using.
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  1. 39 Ratings


I've made this at least four times as it's a quick and easy recipe to master. I like the consistency and the flavor of the sauce - not too thin or runny, yet not so thick I can't pour it on pancakes or spoon over Panna Cotta. I prefer this to store bought as it is not overly sweet and I know what ingredients are in it. Just use a little more sweetener, like a a few more tablespoons, if the blueberries are sour(taste them first) or do ALL orange juice - instead of 1/4 cup of water and 1/2 cup orange juice - do 3/4 cup orange juice. If the sauce is too thin use more thickener (cornstarch) and/or cook it a little longer. Most times the sauce thickens pretty well on its own in the fridge, however, if it's too thick - use less thickener and/or less frozen blueberries (thaw and drain) next time. Same with the lemon flavor being overpowering - use a little less. It's a fairly forgiving recipe. Experiment and make the recipe your own. Thanks you Bri bri for the recipe - it's become a family favorite.


This was DELICIOUS! What a lovely topping for pancakes! I will be using this AGAIN & AGAIN!


After seeing so many beautiful pictures and good reviews on this sauce recently, I decided to make it as a topping for pancakes this morning and a filling for crepes tomorrow. My citrus loving daughter can't get enough, but I think that I would have preferred a sauce without so much citrus flavor. No fault of the recipe (hence the name), just a personal preference. The way the recipe comes together and thickens is terrific and easy. Will probably use this again, but reduce the OJ or omit the lemon juice. Thanks!