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Simple Strawberry Sauce (Macerated Strawberries)

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Mmmm strawberries.  One of my favorite parts of this time of year.

I like to use my strawberries to create a simple strawberry sauce that can be used on everything from pancakes to pound cake.  It is delicious enough to even be eaten on its own as a sweet summer snack!  A bit of googling told me that my simple strawberry sauce that I grew up with is called macerated strawberries.

That sounds weird.  I like simple strawberry sauce better.

This is one of my favorite ways to prepare strawberries and can be used in a number of ways.  The liquid can be mixed with milk for a strawberry milk better than nesquiks, or you can pour the strawberries and syrup over ice cream, pound cake, or angel food cake.  They are all delicious!

All you need is a pound of strawberries and a quarter cup of sugar.

And a bowl that has a lid. 

Step 1: Clean and Cut

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First off, clean your strawberries.  Can't have dirty berries.

Then you will want to remove the stems and cut them up into whatever size chunks you desire.

Throw all those chunks into the bowl with the lid
 
SandraDau2 years ago
This looks so good! I may have to pick up some strawberries and try this.
Awesome!!! I used this sauce on a cheesecake I made recently.... Tastes great! I'll never have to buy strawberry sauce again... I can just make this! Thanks for sharing!
Kirin
Very nice!
That's awesome! I didn't know that happened!