BLUEBERRY OR SASKATOON BERRY SAUCE
2 cups blueberries or saskatoon berries
1 cup water
2 tablespoons cornstarch
3/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon almond extract
Microwave: Mix berries & water in a 2 quart microwave-safe dish & cook at 100% (high) 5-7 minutes or until boiling. Stir. Cook at 70% (medium) 3-5 minutes, stirring once. Mix cornstarch & sugar & stir into berries. Cook at 100% for 90 seconds to 2 minutes, stirring at 1 minute. Add lemon juice & almond extract.
Or Stovetop: Bring berries & water to boil over medium heat. Add cornstarch and sugar. Boil gently until thickened. Remove from heat and add lemon juice and almond extract.
Cool. Serve over pancakes, waffles, ice cream or plain yogurt.