Instant Pot Blueberry Compote

How to make Instant Pot Blueberry Compote Recipe (Pressure Cooker Blueberry Compote): 5-ingredient Sweet Blueberry Sauce makes great topping for cheesecake, yogurt, pancakes, waffles, ice-cream. Great DIY Christmas Gifts!

Learn how to make Yumilicious Instant Pot Blueberry Compote Recipe (Pressure Cooker Blueberry Compote). 5-ingredient Sweet Blueberry Sauce will lure you to your next bite. Great topping for cheesecake, yogurt, pancakes, waffles, ice-cream. Great DIY Christmas Gifts!

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How to make Instant Pot Blueberry Compote Recipe (Pressure Cooker Blueberry Compote): 5-ingredient Sweet Blueberry Sauce makes great topping for cheesecake, yogurt, pancakes, waffles, ice-cream. Great DIY Christmas Gifts!

Instant Pot Blueberry Compote is Great for:

  • Cheesecake: Yes, cheesecake deserves to be a category on its own 😛
  • Breakfast Topping: pancakes, waffles, french toast, oatmeal, scones, yogurt, bread, crepes…
  • Dessert: cakes, pastries, cake fillings, ice-cream…
  • Homemade Gift of Love: DIY blueberry sauce as gift in a jar

Time to make Blueberry Compote in Instant Pot!

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Instant Pot Blueberry Compote

Author: Amy + Jacky
How to make Yumilicious Instant Pot Blueberry Compote Recipe (Pressure Cooker Blueberry Compote). 5-ingredient Sweet Blueberry Sauce will lure you to your next bite. Great topping for cheesecake, yogurt, pancakes, waffles, ice-cream...
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Servings 375 ml
Total Time 25 mins
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound (454g) blueberries , washed
  • 1 tsp (2g) lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons (27ml) freshly squeezed lemon juice (from ½ lemon)
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons (30ml) maple syrup or (25g) white sugar (Sweetener)

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Instructions 

  • Pressure Cook Blueberries: If desired, reserve ⅓ blueberries (for texture) and place remaining blueberries in Instant Pot. Add 1 tsp (2g) lemon zest, ¼ tsp cinnamon powder, a pinch of salt, and 27ml (~2 tbsp) freshly squeezed lemon juice in the Instant Pot.Close lid and pressure cook at High Pressure for 1 minute, then 10 minutes Natural Release. The floating valve (metal pin) will drop at around the 7 – 8 minutes mark. Don’t open the lid until the full 10 minutes is over. Open the lid carefully.
  • Make Instant Pot Blueberry Compote: Turn heat to medium (Instant Pot: Click Cancel button, then Sauté button). Stir and break the blueberries with a wooden spoon. Add in the remaining blueberries. Taste the sweetness. You may not need to add any sweetener. If it is not sweet enough, add in roughly 2 tbsp (30ml) maple syrup OR 2 tbsp (25g) white sugar (stir and taste after every tablespoon). Stir a few times to thicken the blueberry compote. Taste and add more sweetener if desired.
  • Chill & Store: The blueberry compote will thicken as it cools down. Homemade blueberry compote can be store in the fridge for 10 - 12 days.

Stovetop Instructions:

  • Wash Blueberries: Rinse 1lb (454g) blueberries under cold running water.
  • Cook Blueberry Compote: In a saucepan, add blueberry, lemon zest, lemon juice, cinnamon powder, and salt. Cook over medium low heat until blueberries burst. Occasionally stir with a wooden spoon.
  • Sweeten: Once the blueberries have burst, smash some of the blueberries to release their pectin. Taste and sweeten with maple syrup or white sugar until desired sweetness. Give it a few quick stir and the compote will thicken slightly as it cools.

Notes

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Calories: 67kcal
Course: Dessert, Sauce, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: World
Keyword: blueberry compote, blueberry compote recipe, blueberry jam, homemade blueberry jam, instant pot blueberry compote, pressure cooker blueberry compote

Nutrition

Calories: 67kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 81mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 49IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg

Step-by-Step Guide: Instant Pot Blueberry Compote

Ingredients for Instant Pot Blueberry Compote

How to make Instant Pot Blueberry Compote Recipe (Pressure Cooker Blueberry Compote) Ingredients

  • 1 pound (454g) blueberries, washed
  • 1 tsp (2g) lemon zest
  • ~2 tablespoons (27ml) juice from ½ lemon
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • Sweetener: 2 tablespoons (30ml) maple syrup OR (25g) white sugar

Tools for Instant Pot Blueberry Compote

1

Wash Blueberries


Rinse 1lb (454g) Blueberries under cold running water.

2

Pressure Cook Blueberries


If desired, reserve ⅓ blueberries (for texture) and place remaining blueberries in Instant Pot.

Add 1 tsp (2g) lemon zest, ¼ tsp cinnamon powder, a pinch of salt, and 27ml (~2 tbsp) freshly squeezed lemon juice in the Instant Pot.

How to make Instant Pot Blueberry Compote Recipe (Pressure Cooker Blueberry Compote): add all ingredients in Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker

Close lid and pressure cook at

  • Pressure Cooking Method: High Pressure for 1 minute, then 10 minutes Natural Release.

*Pro Tip: The floating valve (metal pin) will drop at around the 7 – 8 minutes mark. Don’t open the lid until the full 10 minutes is over.

Open the lid carefully.

3

Make Instant Pot Blueberry Compote


How to make Instant Pot Blueberry Compote Recipe (Pressure Cooker Blueberry Compote): pressure cook blueberries and ingredients with High Pressure

Turn heat to medium (Instant Pot: Click Cancel button, then Sauté button).

Stir and break the blueberries with a wooden spoon.

Add in the remaining blueberries.

Taste the sweetness. You may not need to add any sweetener. If it is not sweet enough, add in roughly 2 tbsp (30ml) maple syrup OR 2 tbsp (25g) white sugar (stir and taste after every tablespoon).

How to make Instant Pot Blueberry Compote Recipe (Pressure Cooker Blueberry Compote): stir, smash, add remaining blueberries, add sweetener, stir to thicken.

Stir a few times to thicken the blueberry compote. Taste and add more sweetener if desired.

*Pro Tip: when the blueberry sauce turns glossy, it’s a hint it’s done. If it looks a bit thinner than your desired consistency, keep in mind that it’ll further thicken a little as it cools.

4

Chill & Store Instant Pot Blueberry Compote


How to make Instant Pot Blueberry Compote Recipe (Pressure Cooker Blueberry Compote): 5-ingredient Sweet Blueberry Sauce makes great topping for cheesecake, yogurt, pancakes, waffles, ice-cream. Great DIY Christmas Gifts!

The blueberry compote will thicken as it cools down.

*Storage Tip: Homemade blueberry compote can be store in the fridge for 10 – 12 days.

How to make Instant Pot Blueberry Compote Recipe (Pressure Cooker Blueberry Compote): 5-ingredient Sweet Blueberry Sauce makes great topping for cheesecake, yogurt, pancakes, waffles, ice-cream. Great DIY Christmas Gifts!
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