Sweet Base Fruit Sauce

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This Wild Blueberry Sweet Base Fruit Sauce can be served with pancakes, waffles or french toast to avoid the sticky syrup. It can also go into Wild Blueberry Bars or a vegetarian Wild Blueberry Fool with tofu, almost a cross between a dip and a smoothie. It’s another easy way to incorporate Wild Blueberries into a variety of school food favorites with minimal prep time that delivers maximum great taste.See other recipes you can make with this Sweet Base Fruit Sauce »

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Serving size:
2 oz.

Component Qualification:
¼ cup fruit

Nutrients per Servings:
See nutrition panel

Ingredients

Ingredients Weight Measure
Cornstarch⅓ cup
Water⅓ cup
Sugar2 cups
Cinnamon1 tsp
Salt½ tsp
Wild Blueberries3 lbs.11 ¼ cups
Water1 ½ cups
Vanilla extract1 tsp
Lemon juice2 tsp
Equipment & Utensils:
  • Mixing bowls
  • Whisk
  • Measuring spoons, cups, scale
  • Heavy sauce pan
  • Spatula
  • #16 scoop to portion
Ingredients Weight Measure
Cornstarch⅔ cup
Water⅔ cup
Sugar4 cups
Cinnamon2 tsp
Salt1 tsp
Wild Blueberries6 lbs. 22 ½ cups (1.4 gal)
Water3 cups
Vanilla extract2 tsp
Lemon juice4 tsp
Equipment & Utensils:
  • Mixing bowls
  • Whisk
  • Measuring spoons, cups, scale
  • Heavy sauce pan
  • Spatula
  • #16 scoop to portion
Ingredients Weight Measure
Cornstarch1 ⅓ cup
Water1 ⅓ cup
Sugar8 cups
Cinnamon4 tsp
Salt2 tsp
Wild Blueberries12 lbs.45 cups (2.8 gal)
Water6 cups
Vanilla extract4 tsp
Lemon juice8 tsp
Equipment & Utensils:
  • Mixing bowls
  • Whisk
  • Measuring spoons, cups, scale
  • Heavy sauce pan
  • Spatula
  • #16 scoop to portion

Directions

1.Mix water and cornstarch to make slurry.

2.Place sugar, cinnamon, salt, and remaining water and slurry into sauce pot — stir until smooth.

3.Stir in the wild blueberries. Simmer until the mixture thickens. Reduce heat, add in vanilla extract and lemon juice, and mix well. Taste and adjust seasoning.

Critical Control Points for Food Safety:

Heat sauce to 135'F and hold hot until service. Cool to <70'F in 2 hours; cool to <40 within 4 more hours. Hold cold at <40'F until service for additional products for a maximum of 5 days.