Strawberry Breakfast Sauce
My mother used peaches to make this sauce, but my family prefers fresh strawberries. It's wonderful warm over waffles or pancakes.—Marie Harrell, Donna, Texas
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup cornstarch
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 6 cups sliced fresh strawberries
- 8 to 10 drops red food coloring, optional
- In a saucepan, combine the sugar and cornstarch. Stir in orange juice; bring to a boil over medium heat. Add strawberries; return to boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add food coloring if desired. Serve warm over waffles or pancakes.
Nutrition Facts1/4 cup: 89 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 2g fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Strawberry Breakfast Sauce in Country Woman May/June 1998