Strawberry Syrup

Strawberry Syrup

"This recipe is a spin-off of my dad's homemade syrup. Our son requests it with fluffy pancakes whenever he and his family come to visit. --Nancy Dunaway, Springfield, Illinois"
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  1. In a saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil. Gradually add strawberries; return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over pancakes, waffles or ice cream.

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5 stars! The sugar/fruit ratio is perfect for SYRUP. Those of you complaining about it and using it for a cake or ice cream topping are forgetting something--you're using it on something already...

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I wasn't a big fan of this.. I've made my own syrup in the past and I loved it more than this one. The consistency wasn't what I was expecting.

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5 stars! The sugar/fruit ratio is perfect for SYRUP. Those of you complaining about it and using it for a cake or ice cream topping are forgetting something--you're using it on something already...

I saved 1/4 cup of the water and added 1 tsp cornstarch, stirring until smooth. I added that during the last minute of cooking and it thickened beautifully. I'm sure you could add some finely ...

Yummy!!! I am giving it 4 stars as after reading the reviews, I decided to use only half cup of sugar. and it turned out sooo yummy!. Maybe 1 cup is too much, half was plenty!!! I served it over...

I followed the recipe exact, only subtracting a teaspoon of water and adding a teaspoon of vanilla extract. I drizzled this over Chef John's Old Fashioned Pancakes for my kids this morning. To s...

This is just your basic simple syrup recipe with strawberries added to it. It makes a wonderful topper to waffles, pancakes, and even desserts as simple as ice cream!

This was good except I think by using frozen diced strawberries, it made more water that probably threw off the consistency with the sugar. So.... this ended up not as thick as I liked but stil...

Very easy to make. I sprinkled a little strawberry jello in for color and extra strawberry taste.

Used more strawberries than called for because it was a little too sweet for my families tastes. I diced frozen strawberries (in the correct measure) and prepared by the recipe. It was too sw...

I used half a cup of sugar and it turned out perfectly! The strawberries provide most of the sweetness. Great with cream on pancakes. :D

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