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Easy Blackberry Topping

Course Dessert, Fruit Topping
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Terri


  • 3 cups blackberries, divided
  • cup sugar
  • 3 tsp lemon juice
  • 7 Tbs water, divided
  • 2 Tbs corn starch


  1. Heat a saucepan over low/medium heat.
  2. Stir 2 cups of blackberries, sugar, lemon juice, 3 tablespoons water into pan and bring to a boil.
  3. Let boil for 3-4 minutes, then add remaining 1 cup of blackberries. Stir.
  4. Mix 4 tablespoons water and corn starch together. Add to blackberries and stir.
  5. Continue cooking until sauce thickens.
  6. Remove from heat and either serve warm over pancakes, french toast, etc., or cool and use for toppings on cheesecakes, crepes, etc.