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Lemon-Blueberry Topping

Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

Hands-on time 20 mins
Total time 1 hr, 20 mins
Yield

Makes about 1 1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh blueberries, divided
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest

How to Make It

  1. Bring 1 cup blueberries, sugar, water, lemon juice, and lemon zest to a boil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 8 to 10 minutes or until mixture has thickened and berries begin to break down. Remove from heat, and stir in remaining 1 cup blueberries. Cool completely (about 1 hour); cover and chill until ready to use.