Made with just a few ingredients, Strawberry Syrup is easy to make and perfect for adding a touch of sweetness to your favorite beverages, breakfast items, and desserts.
Picture a lazy Sunday morning with a stack of fluffy pancakes drizzled with a generous dose of homemade strawberry syrup and served with a cup of coffee or tea. Or maybe you’re craving a refreshing drink on a hot summer day, and the thought of strawberry lemonade and this syrup makes your mouth water. Not only is this syrup easy to make and versatile, it’s also a healthier alternative to store-bought syrups that often contain artificial flavors and preservatives. Plus, since it’s made from scratch, you can control the amount of sugar and adjust it to your liking. Now, isn’t this delightful?
If you’re looking for a substitute for granulated sugar, there are a few options that work well:
- Agave Nectar
- Maple sugar
These are great substitutes that add unique flavor and sweetness to the syrup.
frequently asked questions
The consistency of the syrup will depend on how much water you use and how long you simmer. If you want a thicker syrup, add less water and simmer longer. If you want a thinner syrup, use more water and reduce the boil time.
Yes, you can use frozen strawberries in this recipe. Just make sure to thaw them before using and adjust the cooking time accordingly.
Absolutely! You can experiment with raspberries, blackberries or blueberries to create your own unique syrup flavor.
Yes, you can substitute sugar with other sweeteners such as honey, agave nectar, or maple syrup. Keep in mind that the flavor and consistency of the syrup may vary depending on the sweetener you choose.
The possibilities with Strawberry Syrup are endless! Drizzle it over pancakes, waffles, or French toast for a sweet breakfast. Add it to your favorite beverage, such as lemonade or iced tea, for a fruity twist. You can also use it as a topping for ice cream, yogurt or cheesecake.
Storage and Reheating Instructions
Store syrup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 month. If desired, you can reheat in a pan or in the microwave until it reaches your desired temperature.
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Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy strawberry syrup recipe! Perfect for adding to your favorite beverage, on top of pancakes or waffles, or drizzled over ice cream.
- 1 pound strawberry Shelled and chopped
- 1 cup White sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Elective
In a medium saucepan, combine chopped strawberries, sugar, water, and lemon juice.
Stir the ingredients together and place the saucepan over medium heat.
Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove pan from heat and add vanilla extract (if desired).
Using an immersion blender, blend the syrup until smooth and free of lumps.
Let the syrup cool to room temperature, then store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.
This homemade strawberry syrup is perfect added to your favorite drink, topped with pancakes or waffles, or drizzled over ice cream.
Calories: 77kcal | carbohydrate: 20G | protein: 0.3G | fat: 0.2G | Saturated fat: 0.01G | Polyunsaturated fats: 0.1G | Monounsaturated fats: 0.02G | sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 60mg | fiber: 1G | sugar: 19G | Vitamin A: 5unit | Vitamin C: twenty threemg | calcium: 7mg | iron: 0.2mg