This strawberry topping is perfect for strawberry shortcake. Adjust the sugar depending on how sweet your berries are.

Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
45 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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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 with dark corn syrup in a saucepan over medium heat, bring to a boil, and reduce heat to low. Stir until mixture simmers and strawberries give up their juice, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in sugar and lemon juice until sugar has dissolved. Let cool to room temperature and chill before serving.

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Nutrition Facts

184 calories; protein 0.7g; carbohydrates 47.7g; fat 0.3g; sodium 29.3mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (13)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
06/22/2015
I tried this with angel food cake and topped it with a mixture of cool whip (16oz) and cream cheese (8oz). The flavors blended well. Read More
(6)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
09/15/2018
I didn t care for the taste of this at all. My kids liked it but I wouldn t use this recipe for strawberry shortcake again. Read More
19 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 14
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
06/21/2015
I tried this with angel food cake and topped it with a mixture of cool whip (16oz) and cream cheese (8oz). The flavors blended well. Read More
(6)
Rating: 4 stars
05/12/2016
I thought it would be better with molasses rather than the corn syrup. Read More
(4)
Rating: 5 stars
06/04/2016
Made exactly as stated. And this is delicious. I will use this from now on for topping my shortcake with. Thank you so much for this recipe. Read More
(3)
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Rating: 5 stars
06/07/2017
Man, that's GOOD! Thanks for sharing!! Read More
(3)
Rating: 5 stars
04/15/2017
Yummy!! Made it just like directed.Put it on top of Angel food cake,whipped cream,& chocolate chips.One of my favorites.Ty Read More
(2)
Rating: 5 stars
06/20/2020
Very good! I was afraid it would be too sweet with the corn syrup but it wasn't. I used light corn syrup as it was all I had and it was fine. This recipe is a keeper! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
05/28/2018
Great and easy to make Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
08/15/2020
The lemon juice ruined it for me. Read More
(1)
Rating: 5 stars
03/04/2017
followed the directions to the letter it was perfect Read More
(1)
Rating: 2 stars
09/15/2018
I didn t care for the taste of this at all. My kids liked it but I wouldn t use this recipe for strawberry shortcake again. Read More