Homemade Strawberry Syrup with Fresh Strawberries

Homemade Strawberry Syrup with Fresh Strawberries

  • Prep: 1 hr 15 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 1 hr 30 min
  • Serving: Makes about 2-1/2 cups

This should become a staple recipe to make come strawberry season in June. Serve on ice cream or on top of strawberry shortcake.


  • 2 pints ripe strawberries
  • 1 cup sugar


  1. Hull, wash and drain the strawberries and then slice into a large bowl.
  2. Toss the strawberries with 1/2 cup of the sugar and then loosely cover and let stand for 1 hour.
  3. Transfer the berries to a large saucepan and place over high heat. Once the mixture starts to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 8 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Add the remaining 1/2 cup of sugar, bring to another boil and then simmer for 5 more minutes.


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