Blueberries in Gin Syrup

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Total Time
30mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
15 mins

With blueberry season just around the corner, I will be making this one soon! I have a friend who has a blueberry farm, so I like to find interesting recipes to try, then pass on to her. I am thinking this could be used over ice cream or made into blueberry martinis

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Boil water, sugar, juniper berries, rosemary, and a pinch of salt in a small saucepan, stirring until sugar has dissolved, until reduced to about 3/4 cup, 10 to 12 minutes.
  2. Put blueberries in a heatproof bowl and strain syrup through a sieve over berries. Stir in gin. Macerate until completely cooled, about 30 minutes.
  3. •Juniper berries can be found in the spice section of your supermarket.
  4. •Syrup can be used without gin if desired.
  5. •Blueberries can be macerated in syrup with gin, chilled, up to 1 day.