Fresh Strawberry Sauce
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + chilling
- 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 3/4 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1/8 teaspoon almond extract
- Ice cream or angel food cake
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1/4 cup: 35 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fruit.
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Apr 21, 2017
My go to strawberry sauce fr ice cream, cheesecake and what else else needs strawberry yumminess on it. I love the fresh strawberry taste of this sauce compared to the cooked sauces.
Jun 10, 2016
I made this in the microwave, cooking it for about 40 seconds. I did not add any cornstarch, and the sauce still had a nice consistency. It was delicious with chocolate cake and on ice cream.
Jun 27, 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.JanieTaste Of Home Volunteer FE