Easy Strawberry Syrup is such a treat! Use it to top ice cream, pancakes, french toast, or even use in frosting! I could drink this stuff with a straw!
Seeing as it’s ice cream season and all, I thought I would bring you guys my latest obsession. STRAWBERRY SYRUP! People…how did I live so long without this in my life?
I’ve made you Nutella Hot Fudge, Salty Butterscotch Sauce, Microwave Caramel Sauce to name a few ice cream toppers, I’ve never gone in the direction of fruit. Because we all know fruit isn’t dessert. Ahem.
A bowl of strawberries after dinner is for quitters. But strawberry sauce on top of ice cream…you’re definitely trying.
To put it kindly, let’s give fruit a solid costarring role in the dessert show. I feel like we can all agree on that.
And when I tell you this stuff is seriously life changing, I mean it. Dare I say I might like this better than hot fudge? Is that even legal?
And what’s so great is that it’s crazy easy.
Grab some strawberries. I used 4 cups chopped, which equals out to be about 2 pounds before you chop them.
Cook those in a sauce pan with some sugar and a little lemon juice…
The strawberries will (and should) get very mushy, and the sauce will begin to thicken slightly.
Next take a masher and really pulverize those strawberries. You want all the goodness in there…
Because you’re going to strain the pulpy bits out…
You don’t HAVE to do this part, but it’s how I prefer.
Then let it really drain. You can even help the…