How to make Blueberry Cake Filling, Blueberry Pie filling or Blueberry Topping for Desserts

The Best Ever Homemade Blueberry Filling

This homemade blueberry filling recipe is simple and easy. It can be made from fresh or frozen blueberries. Also, this filling is so versatile it goes well as a cake filling, pie filling or on the side of a delicious dessert.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, European
Keyword: Blueberry, Blueberry Cake Filling, Blueberry Filling, cake filling, Dessert Topping, pie filling
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 2 Cups
Calories: 17kcal
Author: Veena Azmanov


  • 200 grams Blueberries (7 oz)
  • 50 grams White sugar (1/2 cup)
  • 1 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 120 ml Water (divided)


  • Place blueberries in a saucepan with, sugar and lemon juice and half the water.
  • Heat on low to medium until sugar is dissolved. The blueberries will look full of juice.
  • In a separate small bowl - add the cornstarch to┬áthe remaining water and mix well.
  • Add cornstarch mixture to the blueberries.
  • Cook on low - the mixture will thicken and looks glossy. 
  • When thick enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon or spatula it's ready.
  • Remove from heat - and pour into a mason jar.
  • Let cool completely.



Serving: 25g | Calories: 17kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 0.2g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 2.6g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg