Ruby-Red Strawberry Sauce Recipe
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Ruby-Red Strawberry Sauce Recipe

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My best friend, Lynn Young, and I came up with this recipe after our husbands requested it. In addition to ice cream, it can be served over pancakes and waffles. —Terri Zobel, Raleigh, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 20 servings


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup orange juice concentrate
  • 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 33 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 8g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar and cornstarch. Stir in orange juice concentrate until smooth; add strawberries. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Cool. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 2-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Ruby-Red Strawberry Sauce in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p188

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shannondobos User ID: 5115022 243381
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2016

"I used this recipe this morning when I wanted a strawberry sauce for some waffles. This was exactly what I needed - just a tasty, simple sauce. I halved the recipe and it was fantastic. All of our company had seconds."

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