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Waffles with Strawberry Sauce

We almost had a dilemma on our hands this morning when I realized we were completely out of syrup and I had asked Eric to make his amazing waffles for breakfast. I did say almost. My waffle craving self wasn’t about to pass up an opportunity to have waffles for breakfast. And for a split second I actually contemplated making a trip just for maple syrup to serve with said waffles.

Then I remembered we had strawberries. Out of season strawberries no doubt, but they looked too good to pass up and after months of cold weather and wind, I wanted something sweet and juicy and fruity. Can you blame a girl? Let’s hope not, because today those strawberries became strawberry sauce and saved our breakfast!

 

Strawberry Sauce

Strawberry Sauce

Yield: 1 1/2 cups
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

There was a time I ran out of maple syrup for our pancakes...and so this sauce was born! It's a great alternative for any breakfast goods or on your ice cream.

Ingredients

  • 3 c strawberries
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 4 Tbs sugar
  • 1 tsp cornstarch

Instructions

  1. Stir sugar and cornstarch together. Puree half of the strawberries. Add strawberry puree, zest, and sugar mixture to a medium-sized saucepan.
  2. Cut up the remaining strawberries in bite-sized pieces, set aside. Cook the strawberry sugar mixture over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, for 3 minutes – until thick and bubbly.
  3. Add strawberry pieces and cook 2 more minutes. Serve over waffles or pancakes.

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Nutrition Information
Yield 10 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 37Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 1mgCarbohydrates 9gFiber 1gSugar 8gProtein 0g

GoodLifeEats.com offers recipe nutritional information as a courtesy and is an estimate only. This information comes from online calculators. Although GoodLifeEats.com makes every effort to provide accurate information, these figures are only estimates.

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Shannon

Wednesday 30th of March 2011

Thanks for sharing this recipe, the sauce was delicious on my pancakes this morning :O)

Marie {Make and Takes}

Wednesday 18th of March 2009

It's been forever since I've made waffles. Great dinner idea for tonight! And your photos look fabulous!!

Amy

Tuesday 17th of March 2009

Oh, now that looks delicious! I am bookmarking this one!!

Sharon

Sunday 15th of March 2009

I would love these with a few mini chocolate chips sprinkled on top!

Andreas

Sunday 15th of March 2009

Hmmm, should be perfect with some ice cream too.