Cran-Blueberry Topping

Create an easy, versatile topping that’s perfect for pancakes. This delicious homemade topping will give all your desserts and breakfast treats a refreshing taste of cranberry, blueberry and orange flavor.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 8

1 1/2
cups cranberry juice cocktail
1/4
cup sugar
2
tablespoons cornstarch
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 1/2
cups fresh or frozen (thawed and drained) blueberries, crushed
3
tablespoons orange juice

  • 1 Stir cranberry juice, sugar, cornstarch and cinnamon in 2-quart saucepan until blended. Stir in berries.
  • 2 Cook over medium-heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute; cool slightly. Stir in orange juice until desired consistency. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

This warm, fruity topping is delicious on ice cream!

Cornstarch often forms lumps when added directly to liquids. Stirring cornstarch and cinnamon into sugar before adding to cranberry juice can help prevent lumping.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/4 Cup
Calories
75
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
5 mg
5 %;
Total Carbohydrate
20 g
20 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
18%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.