Blueberry Milk

For all of you milk fans out there, I have a fun new recipe for you….blueberry milk!

That’s right.  Not strawberry milk.  Not chocolate milk.  And it’s definitely not made from some processed syrup from the store.  This is homemade, natural, healthy, feel-good-serving-to-your-kids blueberry milk!  Whoo!

Although of course, it turned out a little more lavender than blue.  Hmmm….  :)

All you need to do is whip up the blueberry syrup, and then you can refrigerate it or serve it right away with your favorite kind of milk.  Super simple, and totally fresh and delicious.  Cheers!

Blueberry Milk

You'll love this simple, quick and healthy blueberry milk recipe! It's a wonderful vitamin-packed breakfast addition or even after school snack.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 cups milk

Directions:

In a small saucepan, heat blueberries, sugar and water over medium high heat until boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low, and let simmer for 10-15 minutes to reduce until it is thickens slightly. Remove from heat and strain through a fine-mesh strainer if desired. Refrigerate.

Whisk together 1/4 cup blueberry syrup with 1 cup cold milk to serve.

If you make this recipe, be sure to snap a photo and hashtag it #gimmesomeoven. I'd love to see what you cook!

Ali’s Tip: This recipe will also work with strawberries, blackberries, and cherries.

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  1. Therese — June 18, 2012 @ 5:08 am (#)

    Super cute jars and straws!

  2. Maria — June 18, 2012 @ 5:54 am (#)

    I posted a blueberry recipe today too:) Can’t wait to try your milk!

  3. leaf (the indolent cook) — June 18, 2012 @ 7:08 am (#)

    Love the pretty pastel colour!

  4. shelly (cookies and cups) — June 18, 2012 @ 7:24 am (#)

    My kiddos would go crazy for this!

  5. cara — June 18, 2012 @ 8:40 am (#)

    I have 2 little boys at home that LOVE blueberries! This is a brilliant idea!

  6. Krista — June 18, 2012 @ 8:47 am (#)

    Sounds yummy!!

    I love those glasses too!! Where did you find those??

  7. Bev @ Bev Cooks — June 18, 2012 @ 9:47 am (#)

    Shut up! I love this!

  8. Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious — June 18, 2012 @ 10:48 am (#)

    How fun! I need to make this asap because there is a huge blueberry sale at my local grocery store!

  9. DessertForTwo — June 18, 2012 @ 11:09 am (#)

    This is so fun! I feel like no one drinks milk anyme except me! I bet I could win ‘em over with this blueberry version :)

  10. melissa@IWasBornToCook — June 18, 2012 @ 1:17 pm (#)

    Love this! And I happen to have a ton of blueberries that I froze…

  11. Cassie — June 18, 2012 @ 1:26 pm (#)

    I am not a milk fan but I would try this just for the color. SO stunning! I have those straws too – great addition! :-)

  12. Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar — June 18, 2012 @ 3:44 pm (#)

    Mmm yum! Love it!

  13. Gale — June 18, 2012 @ 3:45 pm (#)

    I love this. What a great idea! Can’t wait to try it.

  14. Sarah — June 18, 2012 @ 4:27 pm (#)

    Milk, you? I’m astonished!

  15. Julie @ Table for Two — June 18, 2012 @ 4:59 pm (#)

    this is so unique and intriguing! i love the idea of this. it’s a really pretty color too :) my fav color, purple! hehe

  16. Baking Serendipity — June 18, 2012 @ 7:11 pm (#)

    I’m not so great at drinking milk, but this would definitely change that! I love the blueberry flavor…and the color!

  17. Sara — June 18, 2012 @ 10:05 pm (#)

    Oh, yum! Next time I find blueberries for crazy cheap, I’m all over this!

  18. Cool recipe, I like the simple ones, as it’s simple to do :) your pictures are amazing.

  19. brandi — June 19, 2012 @ 6:52 am (#)

    what a fun idea! i’ve never seen blueberry milk before.

  20. Averie @ Averie Cooks — June 22, 2012 @ 9:14 am (#)

    This is beautiful! And I bet tastes amazing! So smooth and perfect and creative!

  21. Erin — July 27, 2012 @ 11:17 am (#)

    I made some this today. I put some in my milk (which was delicious) and the rest on some cinnamon french toast,which was even more delicious. Great recipe!

  22. doug — March 10, 2013 @ 10:20 am (#)

    My son likes mixing nestle quick into his milk and watching it dissolve into his milk. Just wondering how to get your recipe into a powder form – which would be healthier; he would love the blue color; and we could also transport easier on road-trips.

    • Kryss — September 12, 2013 @ 12:21 am (#)

      I bet some dehydrated blueberries pulverized with some baker’s sugar (and a tiny pinch of salt) in a blender would do the trick.

  23. Rachel R. — September 5, 2013 @ 11:27 pm (#)

    Not wanting to insult but where do you get these ideas. I would’ve never thought about blueberry milk…I love blueberries. Its a must try. But yes is this ideas that just come to you, family recipes, etc.
    Keep posting what you post, you have my attention. Likin’ the website also. :)

  24. Jan — July 16, 2014 @ 8:40 am (#)

    Well, not a new idea to mix blueberries and milk. This “recipe” is hundreds of years old in Nordic countries. Quite traditional summer treat that every kid has eaten. Except no syrup is added nor milk does get boiled. You just add some fresh blueberries into bowl of milk and eat. Adding both sugar and syrup makes it too sugary, IMHO. Or, you can just put your frozen blueberries into cold milk, which makes it more like a milky slush. Try sprinkling some cinnamon on top.

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