Homemade Strawberry Dessert Topping Recipe
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Homemade Strawberry Dessert Topping Recipe

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From Roanoke, Illinois, Evelyn Kennell sends this colorful berry topping that's simply ideal draped over angel food cake or low-fat frozen yogurt.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 pint fresh strawberries or 2 cups frozen unsweetened strawberries, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 70 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit.


  1. Mash strawberries; set aside. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and water until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Stir in strawberries; remove from the heat. Stir in lemon juice. Transfer to a small bowl. Refrigerate until chilled. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Dessert Sauce in Light & Tasty August/September 2005, p40

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jrj223 User ID: 1672635 61960
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2010

"Absolutely delicious!"

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