Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Top It Off... Strawberry Sauce



Strawberry Sauce
Found on 4.bp.blogspot

1 pint strawberries

1/3 c. white sugar

1 tsp. almond extract or vanilla extract

Wash strawberries and remove stems. If you’re feeling ambitious, you can roughly chop the berries, but I say you’re already feeling ambitious enough by making your own strawberry sauce. So don’t sweat it.

Combine berries, sugar, and extract in medium saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook for five minutes, stirring/breaking strawberries up with a wooden spoon constantly.

After five minutes, remove from heat and allow to cool slightly (if you have a glass blender jar) and a lot (if you have a plastic blender jar). When cool enough, transfer mixture to blender and pulse until desired consistency is reached.

Personally, I’m not a huge fan of large chunks of mystery fruit, so I like it smooth, but you can do it however you want.

Wanna know what to do with it? –Make banana splits with this and Sara’s hot fudge sauce –Drizzle over plain ol’ cheesecake –Spoon some over this ice cream, with or without the cinnamon (depending on how brave you’re feeling)

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