Blueberry Syrup Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds blueberries (5 cups) 4 cups water 2 cups sugar Six 1-inch strips of lemon zest removed with a vegetable peeler 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Directions: 1. In a pot, combine the blueberries with 1 cup of the water. Crush the berries with a potato masher and bring to a simmer. Simmer over low heat for 15 minutes. Strain the juice into a heatproof measuring cup, pressing hard on the solids. Discard the solids.