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Blackberry Simple Syrup Recipe

Blackberry Simple Syrup  Recipe

This blackberry simple syrup recipe is perfect for adding to your favorite drinks and recipes! Made with simple ingredients this easy recipe can be made year-round with or without fresh blackberries.

If you love the taste of blackberries this simple syrup recipe is perfect for you! It’s quick and easy to make, and you can use it to sweeten up your favorite drinks or recipes. 

With the help of blackberries in this recipe, you can transform any drink into something special. Homemade blackberry syrup is perfect for sipping on its own or using in cocktails and mocktails.

blackberry simple syrup

Make this recipe with whatever fruit is in season and you will be treated to a delicious, creative drink.

blackberries in a clam shell

How to Make this Easy Blackberry Syrup Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 pint blackberries
  • Juice of half a lemon (about a tablespoon)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water

Place the blackberries, sugar, and lemon juice in a medium-sized pot over medium-high heat on the stove.

Use a fork to gently mash the berries using a potato masher to bring out the juices. 

Add the water and stir to combine.

Allow the mixture to simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is dissolved and the blackberry juice mixture has thickened slightly to a syrupy consistency.

boiling blackberries

Allow the mixture to cool to room temperature, then pour into a container over a fine mesh sieve, discard solids.

blackberries over a fine mesh sieve

Store your blackberry simple syrup in an airtight container such as canning jars or a glass jar for up to 2 weeks in the fridge.

Pouring blackberry simple syrup into iced tea
Can I Use Frozen Blackberries to Make Blackberry Simple Syrup? 

Making a simple syrup is as easy and straightforward with fresh or frozen blackberries. If you’re using the latter, make sure that they have been thawed.

Ways to Use Fruit Syrup Recipe:

There are lots of ways to use this tasty blackberry syrup. Use 1-2 tablespoons in recipes. Here are a just a few ideas to give your recipes a simple syrup infusion:

  • As a topping for ice cream, yogurt, waffles or pancakes for a delicious and sweet treat.
  • As a marinade for poultry or fish: add some flavor to your next meal by using blackberry simple syrup as a marinade.
  • In baking: Add a bit of sweetness with homemade syrup in place of sugar in your favorite recipes for cakes, cookies, and more.
Blackberry Simple Syrup Recipe

Blackberry Simple Syrup Recipe

Yield: 12 oz
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
This blackberry simple syrup recipe is perfect for adding to your favorite drinks and recipes! Made with simple ingredients this easy recipe can be made year-round with or without fresh blackberries.

Ingredients

  • 1 pint blackberries
  • Juice of half a lemon (about a tablespoon or so)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

    1. Place the blackberries, sugar, and lemon juice in a medium saucepan over medium heat on the stove.
    2. Use a fork to gently mash the berries to bring out the juices. 
    3. Add the water and stir to combine.
    4. Allow the mixture to simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture has thickened slightly.
    5. Allow the mixture to cool to room temperature, then pour into a container over a fine-mesh sieve.
    6. Store blackberry simple syrup for up to 2 weeks in the fridge.

Notes

Ways to Use Fruit Syrup Recipe:

There are lots of ways to use this tasty blackberry syrup. Use 1-2 tablespoons in recipes. Here are a just a few ideas to give your recipes a simple syrup infusion:

  • As a topping for ice cream, yogurt, waffles or pancakes for a delicious and sweet treat.
  • As a marinade for poultry or fish: add some flavor to your next meal by using blackberry simple syrup as a marinade.
  • In baking: Add a bit of sweetness with homemade syrup in place of sugar in your favorite recipes for cakes, cookies, and more.

Can I Use Frozen Blackberries to Make Blackberry Simple Syrup? 

Making a simple syrup is as easy and straightforward with fresh or frozen blackberries. If you're using the latter, make sure that they have been thawed.

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