Supreme Strawberry Topping
This homemade strawberry sauce is bursting with fresh strawberry flavor! Serve it cold as a dessert topping over cheesecake or ice cream. Or, warm it up and enjoy it for breakfast over pancakes or waffles. Store covered in the refrigerator.
- 1pint fresh strawberries, hulled and halved
- ⅓cup white sugar
- 1teaspoon vanilla
Step 1Combine strawberries, sugar, and vanilla in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture sizzles and juice begins to form.
Step 2Continue stirring; mash a few strawberries with a wooden spoon or heat-proof spatula to help produce the syrup. Cook until sauce thickens, about 15 minutes. Remove from the heat.
Step 3Transfer 1/3 of the strawberry sauce to a blender. Cover and hold the lid down with a potholder while you puree the mixture.
Step 4Add pureed mixture back into the remaining sauce and stir until blended.