Homemade Strawberry Sauce. This easy to make sauce is perfect for pouring onto pancakes, waffles, ice cream, or pretty much any dessert you can think of! You can also use it in place of jam on your morning toast! Only 4 ingredients and a few minutes of your time needed!

Homemade Strawberry Sauce

  • Author: Serene
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 1 and 1/2 cup sauce 1x
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


The perfect strawberry sauce for your cheesecake or ice cream! Only 4 ingredients and a few minutes of your time needed! Made with fresh berries!



  • 2 cups strawberries, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar


  1. Add all ingredients to a medium size sauce pan. Heat over medium heat and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  2. Once the mixture is boiling, reduce heat and allow to simmer for about 15 minutes, while stirring throughout.
  3. The berries will soften and will make juice.
  4. After the 15 minutes, remove the pot from the heat and mash the strawberries to desired consistency. Cover the pot and allow to cool for about 10 minutes. Spoon into a jar and store covered in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
  5. Enjoy!


Use about 1 pound of strawberries to get the 2 cups of diced strawberries.


  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Calories: 23
  • Sugar: 3 g

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