Fresh Strawberry Syrup (no added sugar)

P1030992Wondering what to do with all the strawberries you picked this spring? You’ve already made jam, pies, and strawberry shortcake!

Well, here is a special treat- perfect for using up fresh strawberries that might be getting a little too ripe!

This syrup/sauce is sweet and slightly tart, sweetened only with pure maple syrup. (Making it a much healthier option than store-bought syrups.)


Pour this over your pancakes or waffles for an outstanding breakfast! We loved the taste, and doesn’t it look beautiful, too? (Later this week I will post my very favorite (healthy) pancakes that we enjoyed with this syrup!)

I think this would also be a very yummy ice cream topping- similar to my Ruby Red Raspberry Sauce– though I have not tried it that way…yet 🙂


Here’s the recipe:

  • 2 cups of fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 Tbs. unsalted butter

Rinse the strawberries and cut off the tops. Add them to a food processor and blend until they reach the consistency you wish. You could make them very smooth, or you could leave a few chunks- your preference.

Add these to a saucepan. Add the other ingredients, and bring to a boil on medium heat- stirring frequently. Once boiling, simmer for about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and pour into a container to cool. Serve warm. Store in the refrigerator.





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2 thoughts on “Fresh Strawberry Syrup (no added sugar)

  1. […] with Pure Maple Syrup, Strawberry Syrup, or Raspberry […]

  2. prada 鞄 August 12, 2013 at 7:07 am Reply


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