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Throw four simple ingredients into a pot, wait fifteen minutes, and you’ll have Strawberry Syrup that is incredibly delicious. It’s great for topping pancakes, pies, ice cream, waffles and more! It’s great for a sweet topping for a delicious treat for kids, or when you have company. And it’s all REAL food ingredients!
We love strawberries. My children could easily devour a pint of them in a matter of a couple of minutes. In fact, I’m pretty sure they have.
We enjoy them in season and they’re incredibly easy to freeze, so we just about always have some on hand. Sometimes, we pick up a bag of organic frozen strawberries when we’ve run out of our own stockpile. Which happens because hey… who doesn’t like strawberries?
Unfortunately, I’ve not proved very good at growing our own strawberries. However, there is a local u-pick farm nearby, and we have run into an abundance of wild strawberries all over the area.
And I could forage and pick strawberries all day for a living, y’all. Promise.
Just pay me in all that beautiful, strawberry goodness and I’ll be set for life.
We use strawberries for a lot of things, but I had never attempted to make strawberry syrup until recently. I didn’t know it was such an easy task or I would’ve tackled it a long time ago.
Strawberry syrup is delicious and incredibly easy to prepare. It only requires 4 simple ingredients and roughly 15 minutes to cook. Anything that requires few ingredients and little time is always appreciated in this house. All the ingredients in this are ingredients I always have on hand, so it made it even easier. No having to run to the store (which is a half hour from the house) to get something I didn’t have.
This stuff is amazing on pancakes. That’s how this whole idea started. My pancake loving daughter wanted some strawberry pancakes. I didn’t want strawberries in the batter. So, I decided to try making a syrup out of them and topping the pancakes instead.
Success! And the children all loved them. They’re now a regular rotation for special breakfast treats.
It’s also ahhhmazing on ice cream. Fresh, goats milk ice cream is amazing on its own. But top it off with this strawberry syrup and you’ve got heaven in a bowl. I’m tellin’ ya. This stuff is soooooo good.
You have to make this stuff. Four, simple real food ingredients, 15 minutes in a pot and you’ll have delicious, strawberry syrup. Simple, I tell ya. Soooo simple, but sooo good.
And no artificial this or that like they put in the bottle at the store. Only delicious, real ingredients. Aren’t the easiest recipes always the best?
After you’ve made all of this deliciousness, top your favorite pancakes or ice cream or….
Make my delicious strawberry cheesecake. This topping takes its delicious simplicity over the top. You’re going to have to try this over the summer, you won’t regret it.
- 2 Cups Strawberries, fresh or frozen, hulled
- 1/3 Cup Water
- 1 Tablespoon Arrowroot Powder
- 1/2 Cup Turbinado
- In a small saucepan, stir together turbinado and arrowroot powder. Then, stir in the water.
- Add the strawberries, bring to a boil over low heat. Stirring occasionally to keep it from sticking.
- Once boiling, boil for one minute, stirring constantly.
- Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. Serve warm over pancakes (or ice cream!). Leftover cooled syrup can be stored in refrigerator for up to two weeks.
You can puree your strawberries in the blender if you'd like this to be less chunky. And the longer you simmer, the thicker it will become.