If you can make orange and apple juice, why not make blueberry juice, too? This recipe for juice is good enough to drink on its own, and also makes a great addition to anything you're trying to make a bit healthier whether it's ice pops, pancakes, or even chocolate chip cookies.
- 2 1/2 Cups fresh or frozen blueberries
- 2 Cups water
- 1 Tablespoon sugar
Bring berries, water, and sugar to boil in a medium pot. Turn heat to low and allow to simmer for 10 minutes. Occasionally mash the blueberries with the back of a spoon to release their juices. Pour into a fine-mesh strainer over a container or bowl, pressing the blueberry "pulp" with the back of a spoon until all the liquid is released.
Store in refrigerator up to 3 days, or freeze ¼-cup portions in sealed plastic bags or small plastic containers. Makes 2 cups of Blueberry Juice. This recipe also yields about ¾ cup pulp leftover in the strainer. Save this pulp to add to Purple Purée.