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Homemade Strawberry Dessert Topping Recipe

Homemade Strawberry Dessert Topping Recipe

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 YIELD: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


  • 1. Mash strawberries; set aside. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and water until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in strawberries; remove from the heat. Stir in lemon juice. Transfer to a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. Yield: 4 servings.

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.

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Reviewed Jul. 8, 2010

"Absolutely delicious!"

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