Homemade Strawberry Sauce

Homemade Strawberry Sauce! Easy Strawberry Sauce for Ice Cream, Angel Food Cake, Cookies, Brownies, Cheesecake, or any dessert recipe!

If you are looking for an Easy Homemade Strawberry Sauce without Lemon, be sure to try this one! 

Plus, here are some Easy Strawberry Recipes that pair well with this Strawberry Sauce! 

Here’s why you will love this Easy Homemade Strawberry Sauce!

  • An easy strawberry sauce without lemon juice
  • Only 4 simple ingredients 
  • Can be made in 10 minutes with fresh or frozen strawberries

What you need for Easy Strawberry Sauce

  • Strawberries, I used fresh, but you can also use frozen
  • Water, sugar, vanilla
  • Sauce Pan, potato masher, and whisk. 

How to make Homemade Strawberry Sauce

Start by combining water and sugar in a small sauce pan over medium heat to create a simple syrup.

Once the sugar is completely dissolved, add the strawberries and simmer on low for 10 minutes. 

While this is cooking, stir and mash the strawberries together. 

Remove the strawberries from heat after 10 minutes and add the vanilla. 

Let cool completely and add to any dessert like ice cream, angel food cake, cheesecake, brownies, or cookies!

Homemade Strawberry Sauce

Strawberry Sauce Ingredients:
2 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons white granulated sugar
1/2 cup fresh strawberries (chopped)
1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Strawberry Sauce Directions:
In a small saucepan, whisk the water and sugar over medium heat until dissolved completely.
Add strawberries and simmer on low for 10 minutes. Mash and whisk strawberries occasionally while they simmer.
Remove from heat and add vanilla.
Let cool completely before topping desserts. 

Homemade Strawberry Sauce

Homemade Strawberry Sauce

Yield: 1/4 cup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Homemade Strawberry Sauce without Lemon! Easy Strawberry Sauce for Ice Cream, Angel Food Cake, Cheesecake, and Any Dessert!

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons white granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh strawberries (chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, whisk the water and sugar over medium heat until dissolved completely.
  2. Add strawberries and simmer on low for 10 minutes. Mash and whisk strawberries occasionally while they simmer.
  3. Remove from heat and add vanilla.

Notes

If you want to make a strawberry glaze, add powdered sugar to the sauce once it cools.

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One of the reasons I love this recipe is because it’s only 4 ingredients! Strawberry Sauce without Lemon – all you need is strawberries, water, sugar, and vanilla! 

So simple and perfect for topping all of your favorite treats and desserts! You can also try this Strawberry Glaze Recipe fro a thicker consistency to make it more like frosting! 

What is Strawberry Sauce Made of?

Strawberry sauce is pretty simple with strawberries, simple syrup, and vanilla. You can add powdered sugar to help thicken the sauce or even lemon juice for added flavor. 

How do you thicken fruit sauce?

To thicken fruit sauce, simmer fruit with a simple syrup of sugar and water. The longer you simmer the thicker you sauce will become. You can also add powdered sugar once the sauce cools. 

I think this sauce would be AMAZING on these No Bake Lemon Cheesecake Bars! The perfect summertime dessert recipe – or anytime dessert! 

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