Strawberry Syrup

Strawberry Syrup

This is a must have breakfast recipe! Perfect for pancakes, waffles, crepes and more. Go the extra mile and add sweetened whipped cream on top, you won't regret it!

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Strawberry Syrup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 109 kcal
Author: Jaclyn


  • 2 lbs fresh strawberries, hulled and diced small
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 6 - 8 Tbsp (78g) granulated sugar*, to taste
  • 4 Tbsp (60ml) water, divided
  • 1 Tbsp (10g) cornstarch


  1. In a medium sauce pan bring strawberries, lemon juice, sugar and 2 Tbsp water to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring frequently.

  2. Reduce heat slightly and allow to boil until juices are extracted and strawberries have softened, about 5 - 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. In a small bowl whisk together remaining 2 Tbsp water and cornstarch until smooth.

  4. Pour cornstarch mixture into strawberry mixture and look boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute. 

  5. Remove from heat and let cool slightly. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 3 days.

  6. Recipe source: Cooking Classy

Recipe Notes

You can also substitute with half honey.