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Fresh Strawberry Sauce Recipe
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Fresh Strawberry Sauce Recipe

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THIS SAUCE was first served to me by my mother, who was a wonderful cook. During these months when strawberries are so plentiful, I like to keep this sauce on hand so I can improvise a delightful dessert for just the two of us. It's delicious over ice cream or angel food cake. -Joyce Courtney, West Chester, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 3 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract
  • Ice cream or angel food cake

Nutritional Facts

One 1/4-cup serving of sauce equals 35 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fruit.

Directions

  1. Combine the strawberries and sugar in a small bowl; cover and refrigerate for 2-3 hours. Drain, reserving juice. Set berries aside. Add water to juice to measure 1/2 cup; pour into a saucepan. Stir in cornstarch until smooth. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in extract. Pour over berries; fold gently. Chill. Serve over ice cream or cake. Yield: 3/4 cup.
Originally published as Fresh Strawberry Sauce in Reminisce Extra June 1998, p47

Nutritional Facts

One 1/4-cup serving of sauce equals 35 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fruit.

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Reviewed Jun. 27, 2015 Edited Jul. 6, 2015

"Take your pick shortcakes or Ice cream. This sauce will just seal the deal on taste. I made the recipe exactly as written. Next time I will double it. The color is not quite as bright as the photo. Next time I may try adding a dash of red food coloring.

Janie
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