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Monday, October 17, 2016

Strawberry Sauce

My post today is a simple yet yummy sauce made with strawberries. This fruit based sauce works as topping for pancakes/crepes, waffles, ice creams, cakes and much more. It is a beginner recipe where you can dump everything together into a pot and stir intermittently until the sauce of desired consistency is reached. My daughter eats this sauce with pancakes where I enjoy it as it is sometimes.
1.5 cup hulled and sliced strawberries
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup sugar (or adjust to taste)
2 tsp. corn starch 
1/2 tsp. vanilla essence (optional)
(Corn starch and vanilla can be replaced with vanilla flavored custard powder.)
* Add berries, sugar and water to a pot and bring to boil on medium flame. Lower the heat and continue to cook until the berries are soft.
* Mix corn starch with a tbsp. of water and whisk it to a thick liquid. Add this to the pot, stirring continuously until it is blended well into the berry mixture. Cook for few minutes more until it becomes thick and syrupy. Mash it with the back of a spoon or puree it if a chunky sauce is not preferred.

This goes to 
1. Blogging marathon #69.
2. 'Kids' Delight' event hosted by Varada this edition, with a theme of 'Fruit based Recipes'. 



Annu Swamy said...

Simple and tasty sauce.

Gayathri Kumar said...

That is a heavenly sauce to top cakes and icecreams. Looks amazing..

Chef Mireille said...

this would be so good on some pancakes or waffles

vaishali sabnani said...

Excellent sauce, perfect for all ages and perfect as a topping with just about any dessert.

Priya Suresh said...

I can have this sauce happily with some puffy pancakes, looks fabulous.

Harini-Jaya R said...

Such an easy sauce to enjoy!

Sapana Behl said...

So yummy and refreshing looking sauce.

Pavani N said...

I love these fruit based syrups -- so much more healthier than the sugar laden store bought ones.