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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Strawberry Syrup



I had a request for strawberry syrup,
so I went to my friend Jay at Willard Farms


They smelled delicious, and the hubby could not resist eating a few off the top on the ride back home. Once home, the prepping begins. It takes quite a while to clean and chop two gallons of strawberries!

The syrup recipe is a simple one and can be used to make any flavor syrup you would like to try. I've made Blueberry and Blackberry already. Now strawberry, and I think I'll make cherry next. They are great to have on hand for pancakes, crepes, ice cream, yogurt and much more!

Basic Syrup

1 cup fruit
3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup water

Clean and chop fruit. Combine fruit water and sugar. Bring to a boil, then simmer until thickened.* (about 20-30 minutes) Cool and pour in jars. Store in the refrigerator or process in a water-bath for 10 minutes for pints and 15 minutes for quarts.
*The request I had for syrup was to leave the fruit in the syrup, but you can strain it out if you like.

I also made some strawberry ice cream using
Strawberry Ice Cream with Strawberry Syrup






Shared on Meal Plan Monday 

8 comments:

  1. Nothing better than ice cream with strawberries, and I'm loving the idea of this strawberry (or any fruit) syrup, Lynn! What a great way to enjoy fresh fruit!

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  2. Love all the simplicity here and the fact that we can swap out fruits based upon seasons! YOu be deeee girl!! xoxo

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  3. Loving this... ice got my ice cream head on now... god help me ... delish Lynn ♥

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  4. Strawberry sauce on ice cream is perfection!

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  5. Looks so delicious and easy to put together, and the good thing is that no additives or artificial flavors are used - made of fresh strawberries. Love it!

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  6. Love these syrup ideas! Now you've got my wheels turning!

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  7. Love it, it's perfect for summer (or anytime)!

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