This easy Strawberry Sauce recipe can be made with fresh or frozen strawberries. Pour over pancakes, waffles, or ice cream.
Oh, those summer strawberries…aren’t they delicious? I remember going strawberry picking when I was a kid and it was so much fun! One of the things that I like making with strawberries is strawberry sauce.
It can be poured over on desserts like ice cream, cheesecake, and shortcake and for breakfast on pancakes, waffles, and French toast. I will be sharing a recipe for strawberry cheesecake soon that uses strawberry sauce as one of the ingredients so be sure to check back for that!
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Cook over medium heat until the strawberries start to break down, stirring often. Use a wooden spoon to mash up the strawberries even more.
Stir in the cornstarch mixture and cook until thickened, stirring constantly.
Pour the strawberry sauce into a small pitcher.
Pour the deliciously sweet, summer strawberry sauce over whatever fits your fancy. I’m thinking I need to make crepes with homemade whipped cream, strawberries, and this strawberry sauce! Or maybe I’ll have it on my Greek yogurt with a little granola in the morning.
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- Cook strawberries, sugar, 1/4 cup water, and lemon juice in a saucepan over medium heat for 12-15 minutes until the strawberries start to break down, stirring often.
- Use a wooden spoon to mash up the strawberries even more.
- Mix together cold water and cornstarch in a small bowl. Add to the sauce, stirring constantly, and cook until thickened.
- Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and salt.
- Optional: I like my sauce with strawberry bits, but you can puree it for a smoother sauce.