Strawberries for Shortcake

This strawberry topping is perfect for strawberry shortcake. Adjust the sugar depending on how sweet your berries are.

You will need:

  • 4 cups chopped fresh strawberries
  • ⅓ cup dark corn syrup
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 1 lemon, juiced


Combine strawberries with dark corn syrup in a saucepan over medium heat, bring to a boil, and reduce heat to low. Stir until mixture simmers and strawberries give up their juice, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in sugar and lemon juice until sugar has dissolved. Let cool to room temperature and chill before serving.n

Prep Time: 5 mins/Cooking Time: 10 mins/ Total Time: 1 hr

Servings: 6

Calories: 183.7