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Li'l Neill's Sloe Syrup

This is my husband's recipe for sloe syrup which I particularly love stirred into vanilla ice cream but it's also great with porridge or natural yoghurt. And better still when sprinkled with a few foraged blackberries.
Course Syrup
Keyword foraging, sloes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 150 ml
Author Li'l Neill


  • 300 ml sloes
  • 250 ml water
  • 3 tbsps honey


  • Wash the sloes
  • Place all the ingredients into a pan bring to the boi
  • Bring to the boil and simmer for 40 minutes
  • Strain in a metal sieve
  • Strain through cheesecloth
  • Keep refrigerated and use within a week or freeze