Springtime Strawberry Syrup

This strawberry syrup is an amazing use for locally grown strawberries in the spring! Super easy to make, and delicious with pancakes, waffles, or flavored cocktails! This recipe makes about 1 ½ cups.

strawberry syrup

Springtime Strawberry Syrup
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Recipe type: Toppings
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Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • juice of half a lemon
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a small pot and cook over medium high heat. Bring to a boil, and then reduce to a simmer/low boil for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. After 5 minutes, remove from heat and use an immersion blender to blend in most of the strawberry chunks. Return to the heat and simmer for 10 minutes more.
  2. Use a fine strainer to separate out the pulp from the syrup. Some seeds will slip through—if you’re not OK with that you can do another strain through cheesecloth.
  3. Voila! Store in the fridge in a jar and keep for up to 3 weeks.

 

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