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Fresh Strawberry Sauce

Fresh Strawberry Sauce is light, fresh, and bursting with flavor. Made with just four ingredients and ready in 30 minutes, this easy sauce is perfect for topping ice cream, oatmeal, pancakes, and more!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: strawberry recipe
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 58kcal


  • 1 pound fresh strawberries hulled and sliced
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  • In a medium saucepan, combine strawberries, sugar, water, and lemon juice.
  • Bring mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to simmer and let cook 20-25 minutes or until sauce is bubbly and thickened. Remove from heat and let cool.
  • Serve immediately or keep in an airtight container or glass jar in refrigerator.


Strawberry sauce will keep refrigerated for up to two weeks.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 58kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 9IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg