Fresh All Natural Blackberry Syrup burst with flavor in your mouth and send a burst of vital nutrients throughout the body’s cells. Their vibrant color are one of the first indications of good health. Rich in cancer-fighting anthocyanins, blackberries get other cancer-fighting and top health promoters from their high vitamin C content.
Studies have shown that blackberries improve mental clarity and also have proven benefits to youthful skin.
This versatile berry is delicious fresh on top of oatmeal, low-sugar cereals, and savory dishes like chicken, pork tenderloin, and fish. One of the best snacks to beat the mid-afternoon slump, enjoy a handful of fresh wild blackberries with 10 to 12 raw almonds – yummy, easy to carry with you for busy days, and provides a natural energy boost.
Fresh blackberries are simmered with honey, molasses, apple juice with a hint of orange zest for a simple, delicious syrup.
Nutrition in this recipe:
Serving size: 1/4 cup
Saturated fat: 0.0g
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All Natural Blackberry Syrup
This recipe for blackberry syrup is perfect to pour over fruits, roasted chicken and can even be used with balsamic vinegar for a fruit-forward vinaigrette.
- 10 cups fresh blackberries
- 4 cups raw, unfiltered apple juice
- 1 3/4 cups raw honey
- 1/2 cup blackstrap molasses
- fine zest of one large orange
- Place blackberries in a large stock pot over medium heat and crush the berries lightly to release some of the juices.
- Pour in the apple juice, honey and molasses.
- Bring to a low boil, reduce heat and simmer 40 minutes, stirring frequently.
- Simmer until mixture is reduced by about half.
- Stir in orange zest and simmer an additional 3 to 5 minutes.
- Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.
- Can the syrup for long term use or freeze for up to 6 months.