Warm Blueberry Sauce (Ice Cream Topping)

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Nothing. NOTHING. Tastes better on vanilla ice cream than warm blueberry sauce.

Made with fresh summer berries, this simple topping takes less than ten minutes to prepare, yet makes all the difference on your desserts!

I cook this Warm Blueberry Sauce all year long with frozen blueberries. However, it’s always best in the summer time when blueberries are ripe and juicy.

Making Warm Blueberry Sauce (Ice Cream Topping)

We love to pick wild blueberries on the Blue Ridge Parkway. They make the most amazing sauce!

Warm Blueberry Sauce is fabulous over pound cake, custard pies, and creamy desserts like panna cotta and flan.

How to Make Warm Blueberry Sauce (Ice Cream Topping)

To Make Warm Blueberry Sauce

Place fresh blueberries, sugar, lemon juice, a little cornstarch, and salt in a sauce pot.

Simmer for a few minutes until the blueberries burst and the sauce thickens.

You can also add lavender buds (or leaves) to the blueberry sauce to give it that little extra something!

Easy Warm Blueberry Sauce (Ice Cream Topping)

Make a batch of perky Warm Blueberry Sauce this weekend to spoon over your classic desserts. You’ll be amazed at the difference it makes.

Heavenly Warm Blueberry Sauce (Ice Cream Topping)

Try it with our Gingersnap Ice Cream Cups!

Warm Blueberry Sauce (Ice Cream Topping)
5 from 2 votes

Warm Blueberry Sauce

Prep Time
2 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
12 mins
Warm Blueberry Sauce Recipe - Blueberry Topping for cake and ice cream. This easy 5-ingredient recipe is quick and easy to liven up summer desserts.
Servings: 2 cups
Nutrition Facts
Warm Blueberry Sauce
Amount Per Serving (6 ounces)
Calories 268
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Potassium 174mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 68g 23%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 55g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 2.5%
Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 1.9%
Iron 3.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


  • 1 pound fresh blueberries, or frozen
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon dried culinary lavender buds, optional
  • Pinch salt


  1. Place all the ingredients into a medium sauce pot. Set over medium heat and bring to a simmer.
  2. Stir and simmer for 5-10 minutes, until some of the berries burst and the sauce thickens. Serve warm over ice cream, cakes, and pies.

Recipe Notes

NOTE: Have a lavender plant in the garden? You can mince fresh lavender leaves to use in this sauce instead of dried buds.

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2 comments on “Warm Blueberry Sauce (Ice Cream Topping)

  1. Kirti Yadavposted July 31, 2017 at 7:03 am Reply

    Extremely delicious I must say! Nothing can beat blueberry topping. Thanx for the recipe

  2. Sweating-treatments.co.ukposted July 30, 2017 at 2:35 pm Reply

    waooo delicious Thanks for post