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Strawberry Sauce (Filling)

Strawberry Sauce or Filling

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Strawberry topping is a versatile and delightful addition to a wide range of dishes and desserts. Its rich, sweet, and tangy flavor can elevate the taste of numerous treats. It can be drizzled generously over pancakes or waffles, adding a burst of fruity goodness to the breakfast table. When paired with creamy desserts like cheesecake, ice cream, or yogurt, the strawberry topping creates a perfect balance of flavors, enhancing the overall experience. For those with a penchant for baking, strawberry topping can be used to fill cakes, pastries, or cupcakes, infusing them with the luscious taste of fresh strawberries. Moreover, strawberry topping can be incorporated into fruit salads, giving them a refreshing twist and making them even more appealing. With its vibrant color and delicious taste, strawberry topping has become a go-to choice for adding a touch of indulgence to a wide array of culinary creations, making them all the more delightful and enjoyable.

You Will Need


3 cups sliced strawberries
1 1/2 Cups Sugar
2 TBSP Lemon Juice
4 TBSP Starch

4 TBSP Water

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1. Slice strawberries 

2. Add Sugar and Lemon Juice and mix well.

3. Let Mixture sit on your counter top for at least 15 to 20 min (until juices release)

4. Transfer to a pot and let cook on medium low stirring frequently. 

5. When strawberries start to soften and the liquid is clear (all sugar has dissolved)

6. Mix Corn Starch and water in a small bowl, and pour into the sauce. A little at a time till you get the thickness you want. I used all 4 TBSP.  

Strawberry Sauce or Filling
Strawberry Sauce or Filling

Strawberry topping is a delicious addition to various desserts, and it can be used in or on the following treats:

  1. Strawberry Cheesecake: Spread the strawberry topping over a classic cheesecake to add a burst of fruity flavor.

  2. Ice Cream: Drizzle strawberry topping over a scoop of vanilla or strawberry ice cream for a delightful sundae.

  3. Pancakes: Pour the strawberry topping generously over a stack of fluffy pancakes to create a fruity and satisfying breakfast.

  4. Waffles: Top your waffles with strawberry topping for a sweet and tangy twist to this breakfast favorite.

  5. Pound Cake: Fill a slice of pound cake with strawberry topping to elevate its taste and add a fruity dimension.

  6. French Toast: Add a fruity twist to French toast by using strawberry topping instead of traditional syrup.

  7. Yogurt Parfait: Layer yogurt with granola and strawberry topping to create a refreshing and wholesome parfait.

  8. Crepes: Roll up crepes with strawberry topping inside for a delectable treat.

  9. Shortcake: Use strawberry topping as a filling for strawberry shortcakes for an extra fruity kick.

  10. Doughnuts: Fill or glaze doughnuts with strawberry topping for a delightful and unique flavor.

  11. Angel Food Cake: Top light and airy angel food cake with strawberry topping for a heavenly combination.

  12. Fruit Tarts: Fill fruit tarts with strawberry topping to add a vibrant and sweet component.

  13. Panna Cotta: Serve creamy panna cotta with a drizzle of strawberry topping for a delightful contrast.

  14. Muffins: Use strawberry topping as a filling or topping for muffins to add a burst of fruity goodness.

  15. Sponge Cake: Fill a sponge cake with strawberry topping and whipped cream for a classic treat.

  16. Milkshakes: Blend strawberry topping into milkshakes for a fruity and refreshing beverage.

  17. Eclairs: Fill eclairs with strawberry topping and cream for an elegant and fruity pastry.

  18. Fruit Salads: Mix strawberry topping into fruit salads to add a delicious and colorful touch.

  19. Brownies: Drizzle strawberry topping over brownies for a sweet and tangy twist.

  20. Pavlova: Top a pavlova with whipped cream and strawberry topping for a show-stopping dessert.

These are just some of the many ways you can enjoy strawberry topping in or on various desserts. Get creative and experiment with different combinations to find your favorite!

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Here's a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) about strawberry sauce:

  1. What is strawberry sauce? Strawberry sauce is a sweet and tangy topping made from fresh or frozen strawberries. It's often used to add flavor and enhance the presentation of various desserts and dishes.

  2. How do you make strawberry sauce? Making strawberry sauce is simple. It typically involves cooking fresh or frozen strawberries with sugar and sometimes a little lemon juice until they soften and release their juices. The mixture is then blended or mashed to achieve the desired consistency.

  3. Can I use frozen strawberries for the sauce? Yes, you can use frozen strawberries to make the sauce. They work well and are available year-round when fresh strawberries are not in season.

  4. How should I store strawberry sauce? Allow the strawberry sauce to cool to room temperature, then transfer it to an airtight container and refrigerate it. It should stay fresh for several days when stored properly.

  5. Can I freeze strawberry sauce? Yes, you can freeze strawberry sauce for longer storage. Place the sauce in a freezer-safe container or ice cube trays, and it should keep well for several months.

  6. What desserts can I use strawberry sauce on? Strawberry sauce is versatile and can be used on various desserts, including cheesecake, ice cream, pancakes, waffles, yogurt, pound cake, and more.

  7. Is strawberry sauce gluten-free and vegan? Yes, strawberry sauce made from strawberries, sugar, and lemon juice is typically gluten-free and vegan. However, it's essential to check the ingredients to ensure there are no additives or thickeners containing gluten or animal products.

  8. Can I adjust the sweetness of the strawberry sauce? Yes, you can adjust the sweetness of the sauce by adding more or less sugar, depending on your preference and the sweetness of the strawberries.

  9. Can I add other fruits to the strawberry sauce? Yes, you can experiment with adding other fruits like raspberries, blueberries, or peaches to create mixed fruit sauces.

  10. Can I use strawberry sauce as a filling for cakes or pastries? Absolutely! Strawberry sauce can be used as a filling for cakes, cupcakes, pastries, and even donuts, adding a delicious fruity element to the treats.

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