Blueberries are one of the best treats of summer. My Homemade Blueberry Thyme Syrup bottles it up so you can flavor your iced teas, mocktails, or cocktails. Personally, I like it paired with gin or in an herbal tea.
It’s that time of the year! What time? Cocktail and mocktail time! It’s hot and I’m working a ton, so when I stop for the day I want a special drink. That could be with or without alcohol, as long as it’s refreshing and bursting with flavor. My Homemade Blueberry Thyme Syrup takes care of that part.
Don’t you just love my vintage Libbey glass? Well, I’ve opened up an etsy store, Kitchen Kat’s Vintage and you can check out what’s in the store. I have a few dozen glasses that I hope to enter in this month.
This is so easy to make and you’ll wonder why you haven’t already done it. It’s as easy as adding fresh blueberries, sugar, and water to a pan, mashing the berries, bring almost to a boil. Then remove from the heat and add the fresh thyme and let it infuse for about 15 minutes.
And yes, you can do this with other berries and herbs too! Be sure to let me know what combinations you try in the comments!
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- 1 pint blueberries
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup vegan sugar
- 1 big handful fresh thyme
- Add the blueberries, water, and sugar to a saucepan. Mash the blueberries using a potato masher.
- Cook over high heat until it just begins to bubble and boil. Remove from heat and add thyme. Let infuse for at least 15 minutes.
- Remove thyme and strain the mixture through a fine-mesh strainer. Store syrup in the refrigerator for up to 10 days.
You can use the sweetener of your choice, but it will not last as long in the fridge without sugar.
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Nutrition InformationYield 1 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 1000Total Fat 2gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 0mgSodium 20mgCarbohydrates 257gFiber 15gSugar 229gProtein 5g
Nutrition information is provided from nutritionix.com as a close estimate. If you have specific health issues please put the recipe information, including the exact ingredients you use, into the nutritional calculator your Dr. recommends.