HOMEMADE BOYSENBERRY SYRUP
They make it for sale in your supermarket, but most do not carry it. If they do carry it, it is very costly.
OUR HOME BOTTLED BOYSENBERRY SYRUP
There is nothing you can pour over a pancake or waffle that compares to Boysenberry Syrup. Now that I have let the cat out of the bag, it going to be
even harder to get. Boysenberries only grow well in a few areas of the United States, and even then, crops are often not reliable. We learned to make
our own. We also found that canned berries (OREGON) brand, are almost as good as fresh, and much better than frozen berries.
RECIPE PRINTED FROM: THEGUTSYGOURMET.NET©
"Syrup for use on pancakes. You can store the syrup in the refrigerator if you intend to use it quickly. To preserve for a longer time, sterilize
the jars, pour into the canning jars to within 1/4 inch of lid, adjust lids and process in boiling water canner for 10 minutes."
✹INGREDIENTS: Makes about 6 cups
• 4 cups boysenberry juice**SEE COOKS NOTE**
• 4 cups white sugar**SEE COOKS NOTE**
• ⅓ (2 ounce) package powdered pectin (optional) (can use 1 Tablespoon liquid pectin for 32 ounces liquid)
• Mix the boysenberry juice and sugar, bring to a boil.
• Boil rapidly for 2 minutes. Skim off foam.
• Pour into HOT sterile jars or bottles.
•This makes a thin syrup (like true maple syrup). If you want it slightly thicker, you can add a small
amount of powdered pectin (less than half a 2 ounce box) to the cold syrup and sugar mixture.
1. The juice is derived from pressing or using a food mill extract only the juice from the berries.
There are 3 ways to obtain the berry juice. (1) Extract the juice from fresh berries. (2) Extract the juice from frozen
berries. (3) Extract the juice from canned "Oregon" brand berries. Although fresh berries would be the ideal berry,
canned berries would be the choice over frozen berries. Just remember that canned berries already have sugar added.
Add sugar to your taste, but do not add the additional 4 cups as called for in the fresh berry recipe above.
HOW TO STERILIZE JARS IN A MICROWAVE
✹ Wash the bottles or jars with soap and water and rinse them thoroughly.
✹ Pour 1 to 2 inches of water in a clean canning jar and place it in the Microwave oven.
✹ Heat the jar or bottle for 3 to 5 minutes or until the water comes to a boil.
✹ Remove the jar from the microwave oven, using an oven mitt or heat-safe gloves. Pour out the water.
✹ Wash the lid or caps and any funnels with soap and water and rinse them thoroughly.
✹ Boil the metal lids, caps or funnels on top of the stove for 10 minutes before using on sterilized jars or bottles.
✹ Wash the lid or caps with soap and water and rinse them thoroughly.
✹ Pour hot, cooked syrup into hot bottles within 1/4 inch from top and cap tightly. Set aside to let cool.
NOTE: Refrigerate after opening for use. Will last in the refrigerator for 3 - 4 weeks after opening.
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