Maple Blueberry Spiced Syrup-Sauce-Compote Recipe

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So you're going to have a brunch and want to serve a knockout meal to your guests. One component is needed to set the morning off to a vibrant start. A perfect syrup - sauce - compote!

This recipe is a knockout - fresh, fragrant blueberries and pure maple syrup married in a shower of fresh-squeezed orange juice, a kiss of orange liqueur, a dusting of cinnamon and a dash of almond extract.

This is a stellar flavor and fragrance combination that will find a multitude of uses in your kitchen. And it only takes a few minutes to bring together.

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Servings: 1 quart
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  1. In a 2 qt saucepan, bring the orange juice and orange liqueur to a boil and reduce by 1/2
  2. Add the maple syrup and heat over med to almost boiling
  3. Add the blueberries and heat to boiling
  4. Add the cornstarch and water and stir gently to thicken
  5. Remove the pan from the heat
  6. Add the almond extract and cinnamon and stir to combine
  7. Chill before using to really get the full flavor profile - this will be excellent a day after it is made.
  8. Store in a container for up to 2 or 3 weeks in the refrigerator - but it won't last long if you use your imagination...

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  • george
    Best EVER, just loved it
    I've cooked/tasted this recipe!
    1 reply
    • Amos Miller
      April 29, 2011
      Thanks, George! It is also very good for you and a healthy, tasty option for sweetening all types of dishes.
    • Lesli a Furo
      Perfect ...and I actually had all ingredients on hand. MMMMM
      I've cooked/tasted this recipe!

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      • Amos Miller
        April 29, 2011
        Don't you love it when you have everything you need on hand to try a new recipe? How perfect is that? Even better news, you really enjoyed the dish, and that is what this is all about. I appreciate your feedback. Thanks, Lesli a Furo!

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