Mom's Simple & Sweet Strawberry Sauce

Total Time
Prep 3 mins
Cook 5 mins

This is a sweet, chunky strawberry sauce that my mom would make when we had strawberries. She would put it on ice cream and pancakes. It tastes really good and is very simple. It's good on ice Cream, cakes, waffles, pancakes, and even just plain right off the stove! I think it tastes nicer warm than cold :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice strawberries and put into a saucepan on medium heat along with the sugar.
  2. Keep heating until the sugar is gone (carmilized), the strawberries are a little softer, and the syrup is at the bottom.
  3. Now you can use this delicious sauce for almost anything, it's even good warm off the stove plain!


Most Helpful

What a great strawberry sauce. So quick and easy to make. It was delicious served over waffles with a little whipped cream. Can't wait to try it tonight with brownies and vanilla ice cream...yum. I used fresh strawberries, they were perfect, the sauce turned our nice and thick with visible slices of strawberry, so pretty. Thanks so much for sharing :)

Baby Kato March 25, 2010

I always bought the frozen strawberries in the carton for my strawberry short cake. I bought the fresh ones and tried your recipe. I had bought the little short cake cups (6) for my husband and I. I put in 3T of sugar but wanted a little more juice so added water and another 2T sugar. I divided it so we could have it for three nights. We loved it! Thank you so much!

texasjenny March 11, 2009

What a simple, lovely recipe!! I used frozen strawberries, since I was looking to finish them up. I used a bit less than a cup, and I used 2 1/2 tablespoons of Splenda in place of the sugar. I was worried that it would burn instead of caramelizing so I added a bit of water to the pot, but I didn't really have to do that. In any case, it was a lovely sauce -- just the perfect amount of sweetness. And the simplicity of it can't be beat!! Thanks for posting.

brokenburner February 28, 2009

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