Blackberry Simple Syrup
This blackberry simple syrup is so versatile! It is the perfect balance of sweet and tart. It only takes a few minutes to make and can be used for mocktails and drinks as well as cakes and dessert.
Servings: 16 T
- 1 C water
- 1 C sugar
- 1 1/2 C fresh blackberries
Add 1 cup of water and 1 cup of sugar to a pan and whisk well
Add 1 1/2 cups of fresh blackberries
Bring to a boil whisking occasionally then remove from heat and let steep for 45 minutes
Pour syrup through a fine mesh strainer into a glass bottle, making sure to push down the pulp as you strain
Simple syrup can be stored at room temperature or in the refrigerator, whichever you prefer. You can use a glass or plastic container just be sure the simple syrup is cooled before pouring in if you are going to use plastic.
It does not need to be refrigerated. It handles well at room temperature.
You can keep simple syrup for 1-2 weeks art room temperature or about 1 month in the refrigerator. Once it starts to get cloudy or discolored, it is no longer good.
This recipe can be used with either fresh or frozen blackberries.
Serving: 1T | Calories: 54kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 22mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 29IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg