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Homemade Blackberry Lemon Sauce

An easy blackberry sauce to be used for savory or sweet dishes!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Sauce/Dressing
Cuisine Alaskan, Californian
Servings 12


  • 1 1/4 cup blackberries
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • splash Balsamic Vinegar optional
  • 1/2 tbsp corn starch
  • 1/4 cup warm water


  • Gather your ingredients. Add blackberries, lemon zest, juice, and sugar into a small saucepan.
  • Heat ingredients over medium heat and bring to a simmer. Add a splash of vinegar.
  • Once the blackberries have broken down, taste - you may need to add more sugar or lemon juice.
  • Strain liquid and toss solids.
  • Mix warm water and cornstarch in a separate container.
  • While stirring constantly, add cornstarch mixture to blackberry juice.
  • Add combined mixture back to saucepan over low heat, stirring often, 5-10 minutes until it thickens.
  • Transfer to a jar. Serve warm or cooled. Refrigerate after it cools.
Keyword berry, sauce