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Quick and Easy Fruit Syrup

Updated on August 14, 2010

So Simple yet So Good

This takes absolutely no cooking skills. All you need are frozen berries with no sugar added. It doesn't matter what kind.

  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
  • Black berries.


To make this syrup, the only equipment you need is a microwaveable container. For large batches I like the heat proof glass measuring cups. For small batches, say for one child, a paper cup works great.

Toss berries into the measuring cup or paper cup. You'll have to play it by ear as to how much to put in. I just put in the berries until it looks right. Now put in the microwave and microwave a minute at a time until the berries melt, get hot and make their own syrup.


Now just pour the berry syrup onto what ever you like, pancakes, waffles, ice cream. It tastes great, is super easy and best of all the only sugar is the sugar that is naturally in the berries.


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      billyaustindillon 7 years ago

      Never thought it would be that easy - I need to try this for breakfast.

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      Wealthmadehealthy 7 years ago from Somewhere in the Lone Star State

      What an easy thing to do...I know your grandchildren enjoy all the imaginative ideas you have. Thanks for telling us about this....we adults will enjoy this on ice cream!!!

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      reddog1027 7 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      I discovered it by accident trying to thaw out frozen berries. I have been a fan ever since. Glad both of you like the idea as well.

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      mulberry1 7 years ago

      Simple is good, very good. Anything with berries works for me, thanks for the tip!

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      reddog1027 7 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Your welcome!

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      Tony McGregor 7 years ago from South Africa

      Wow, Carol, what a wonderful invention you have here! So simple and I bet so good! Thanks for letting us in on this great idea.

      Love and peace


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      Linda Myshrall 7 years ago

      That looks absolutely delicious and guilt free... With this, I can feel less guilty about the icecream ;) Thanks for this, Linda

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      reddog1027 7 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Its the only way I do anything, if it's not easy, it doesn't usually get done. Thanks for your comments.

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      Peggy Woods 7 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Great idea! Will have to give it a try. Thanks for sharing this discovery with us.

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      SilverGenes 6 years ago

      What a good idea! The best part for me is no sugar - thank you so much. I think I'll try blueberries first :)

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      reddog1027 6 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Enjoy, its so simple.

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