Fresh Strawberry Syrup
One summer our garden yielded 80 quarts of strawberries! A good portion of that was preserved as strawberry syrup. We treat ourselves to this sweet, warm mixture over waffles or pancakes. —Heather Biedler, Martinsburg, WV
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- Dash salt
- 2 cups chopped fresh strawberries
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
- In a small saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir in strawberries, water and lemon juice until blended. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until mixture is thickened and strawberries are tender, 2-3 minutes.