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Blueberry-Orange Sauce

This recipe is part of the recipe for Buttermilk Pancakes with Blueberry-Orange Sauce


Makes 6 to 8 servings (about 23/4 cups)


2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons cold water
1/2 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
1 bag (16 ounces) frozen blueberries, thawed or 3-1/2 to 4 cups fresh blueberries
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur


  1. Stir cornstarch into water in medium saucepan until smooth. Stir in orange juice and orange peel.
  2. Add blueberries, any accumulated juices and sugar to cornstarch mixture. Cook and stir over high heat until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 2 to 3 minutes (4 to 5 minutes for fresh blueberries) or until mixture thickens, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in liqueur. Serve immediately.

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