Strawberries for Shortcake

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

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hr
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chopped fresh strawberries

  • cup dark corn syrup

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 1 lemon, juiced

Directions

  1. 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

184 Calories
0g Fat
48g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 184
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 29mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 64mg 320%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 175mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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