Rating: 5 stars
138 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 123
  • 4 star values: 13
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

This fresh strawberry sauce is an excellent sauce for pies and cakes — especially cheesecakes!

Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine strawberries, sugar, 2 tablespoons water, and balsamic vinegar in a saucepan; bring to a simmer over medium heat.

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  • Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.

  • Whisk 2 tablespoons water and cornstarch together in a small bowl.

  • Whisk cornstarch mixture into strawberry mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat.

  • Transfer mixture to a blender and puree until smooth.

Editor's Note

Chef John serves this sauce over his New York-Style Cheesecake.

Nutrition Facts

53 calories; protein 0.4g; carbohydrates 13.4g; fat 0.2g; sodium 0.7mg. Full Nutrition
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