How to Make Strawberry Syrup

How to Make Strawberry Syrup

Yields: 2 cups

Preparation time: 5 mins

Cooking time: 40 mins

Ingredients needed to make Strawberry Syrup:

  • ½ lb strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups granulated sugar

Cooking instructions for Strawberry Syrup:

  • Empty the cups of sugar into a medium saucepan and pour in water.
  • Give it a nice stir and bring it to a boil over moderately high flame.
  • Reduce it to a simmer and continue to cook for about 5 minutes or until the sugar dissolves into a semi-thick syrup.
  • Drop in the sliced strawberries and bring it back to a simmer over low heat.
  • Continue to cook for about 10 minutes or until the strawberries turn mushy and infuse its flavours into the syrup.
  • Turn off the heat and let it rest until it cools down to room temperature.
  • Tip it into a fine mesh sieve and strain the syrup into a container; throw away the residues.
  • Seal the container and store in the fridge for as long as a couple of weeks.

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