Strawberry syrup gives desserts and drinks a fruity-sweet note and spoils you even outside the strawberry season with the taste and aroma of the summer fruits. How to make strawberry syrup yourself, I show you here. It’s pretty easy and quick. What’s more, you only need three ingredients. You can find a detailed strawberry syrup recipe with exact quantities and step-by-step instructions right below.
So versatile to use
Homemade strawberry syrup has so many uses. It will spice up your breakfast and make it fruitier. Serve it with oladi, blini or pancakes, with croissants, with krebli, among others.
You can also use the summery syrup to refine various desserts and make them more aromatic. It tastes delicious on ice cream, for example, the plombir, on pudding, quark dish or semolina porridge.
Strawberry syrup diluted with water and ice cubes makes a refreshing summer drink. You can also mix it with sparkling wine or any cocktail.
It is also perfect for soaking sponge cake layers.
Strawberry syrup recipe without water?
My strawberry syrup recipe comes unlike many other recipes from the Internet without water. Because for cooking the juice of the strawberries as liquid is quite sufficient. In order for the juice to form, I let strawberries cut into pieces with sugar and lemon juice infuse briefly before cooking. So you only need three ingredients for the recipe.
Shelf life – reduce or replace sugar
Because of its high sugar content, strawberry syrup can be kept for up to a year if you store it in a cool, dark place. The syrup in opened bottles should be stored in the refrigerator and consumed as soon as possible. Of course, you can reduce the amount of sugar in the recipe. In this case, however, the shelf life of the syrup will be shortened. You can also make strawberry syrup with honey and without sugar. Then you should not boil it a second time after adding honey. Strawberry syrup without sugar has a short shelf life. You should store it in the refrigerator and use it as soon as possible.
Homemade strawberry syrup as a gift
Homemade strawberry syrup is an ideal gift from the kitchen for your loved ones. Wrap it up nicely and surprise your sweet tooth, for example at Christmas or Easter. You can also give the fruity syrup to your mom for Mother’s Day or to your favorite person for Valentine’s Day. You’re guaranteed to give everyone a sweet treat.
The homemade strawberry syrup is
long shelf life,
ideal as a gift from the kitchen,
easy and quick to make with three ingredients.
Simple strawberry syrup recipe
According to this recipe, you can easily and quickly make fruity and aromatic strawberry syrup that tastes like summer, using only three ingredients. Here you can get a rough idea of how the preparation works and what you need for it. The exact quantities and step-by-step instructions for making the strawberry syrup can be found in the recipe box below.
For the recipe you only need
very ripe and fresh strawberries – cleaned,
and lemon juice – freshly squeezed.
How to make strawberry syrup: here’s how (Check out the detailed recipe below.)
Cut strawberries into pieces, put them in a saucepan, add sugar and lemon juice and let it steep for a while.
Now simmer the strawberry mixture briefly, pour it through a sieve and boil the captured liquid again briefly.
Immediately fill the hot syrup into glass bottles. Done!
Strawberry syrup recipe: tips and tricks
The most delicious and aromatic syrup you can make with very ripe and fresh strawberries.
You can omit the lemon juice and make the strawberry syrup only from the fruit and sugar.
You can reduce the amount of sugar. However, the less sugar you use, the shorter the shelf life of the homemade strawberry syrup.
You can also make the syrup without sugar, but with honey instead. In this case, you should not boil it after adding honey. The syrup without sugar will not keep very long and should be stored in the refrigerator.
Boiling the syrup a second time after straining will keep it longer. If you plan to use the syrup quickly, you do not need to boil it a second time.
You can enjoy the strawberries left after straining as jam or fill pirozhki with them.
Have you made strawberry syrup according to this recipe? I’m looking forward to your result, your star rating and your comment here below on how it turned out and tasted to you.
Strawberry syrup gives desserts and drinks a fruity-sweet note and spoils you even outside the strawberry season with the taste and aroma of the summer fruits. According to this strawberry syrup recipe, you can make it yourself. It's pretty easy and quick. Besides, you only need three ingredients.