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This Awesome Homemade Strawberry Sauce is perfect on pancakes, waffles, ice cream, cheesecake and especially strawberry lemonade!
I just love when I see strawberries being stocked in the grocery store. It means that it’s time for making strawberry jam, strawberry shortcake and this strawberry sauce for my family.
There’s just nothing like summer berries!
We already have a homemade strawberry topping. So what is different about this recipe?
While our other strawberry topping is right and buttery sweet, this is lighter and can easily be added into other recipes, especially drinks.
There are three easy steps to making this sauce:
The most important thing to remember when making this recipe is to plan ahead. You’ll need to cook down the strawberries in a saucepan for about 5 minutes, then let the mixture cool. You’ll then blend the cooked strawberries until you have a smooth “juice”.
If you want to get rid of the seeds you can put the mixture through a sieve which is a fine mesh strainer. Make sure the holes are tiny enough to catch small strawberry seeds.
If you prefer a thicker strawberry sauce, I recommend you make our other strawberry topping. This is purposely not thick. If you want to thicken this specific recipe, mix two teaspoons of cornstarch with two tablespoons of water, then add that cornstarch slurry into the boiling strawberries. It will thicken as it cooks and cools.
Our family puts this sauce on:
This sauce is crazy good on all of those things, but I think our favorite thing to do is with it is to add it to lemonade to make Strawberry Lemonade.
Just pour some a few tablespoons of this sauce into a glass and then add the lemonade of your choice. This easy homemade strawberry lemonade is better than what you get in a restaurant.
You can even make up a punch bowl of strawberry lemonade for a summer party. Just mix it often because the sauce may settle to the bottom a little bit.
After making this sauce it will keep in a sealed container in the fridge for about a week.
Can you freeze strawberry sauce? Yes! You can also freeze it for up to 3 months so that you can have some after the summer ends. You won’t regret it.