Fresh Strawberry Syrup

Enjoy this special syrup with the fresh taste of strawberries for your pancakes or waffles.

Yield

2 cups

Ingredients

1 pint strawberries, hulled, halved, mashed slightly*
1 cup granulated (white) sugar
3/4 cup light corn syrup

Directions

Place strawberries in 3-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until strawberries come to a full boil (6 to 8 minutes).

Line strainer with cheesecloth; place over large bowl. Pour hot strawberries into strainer mashing with back of spoon to extract juice; discard pulp. Return juice to pan. Add sugar and corn syrup. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a full boil (9 to 10 minutes). Boil 1 minute.

Skim foam from top with large metal spoon. Serve over pancakes, waffles or desserts.

Additional Information

* Substitute 1 (16-ounce bag frozen strawberries. Increase cooking time of strawberries to 15 minutes.

Microwave Instructions: Place strawberries in 3-quart casserole. Microwave on HIGH, stirring every 2 minutes, until strawberries come to a full boil (4 to 5 minutes). Line strainer with cheesecloth; place over large bowl. Pour hot strawberries into strainer mashing with back of spoon to extract juice; discard pulp. Return to casserole. Add sugar and corn syrup. Microwave on HIGH, stirring every 2 minutes, until mixture comes to a full boil (3 to 6 minutes). Boil 1 minute. Skim foam from top with large metal spoon.

Storage

Store refrigerated.

Nutritional Information

(1 tablespoon): Calories: 50, Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 5 mg, Carbohydrates: 13 g, Dietary Fiber: 0 g, Protein: 0 g

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