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Strawberry Syrup

Author: Jee Choe
Make sweet strawberry syrup in minutes with just 3 ingredients!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Total Time 8 mins
Course Drinks
Yield1 cup


  • cup water
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ¾ cup fresh strawberries thinly sliced or chopped


  • Put sugar, water, and sliced or chopped strawberries in a saucepan. Boil for 6 minutes on medium-high heat.
  • Mash strawberries.
    While cooking, use a wooden spoon or potato masher and mash the strawberries.
  • Strain strawberry solids and pour syrup into an airtight container.
    Use a mesh strainer to filter out the strawberry solids and discard. 
    The syrup will keep for up to 2 weeks in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


  • Strawberries are sliced or chopped to make it easier to cook down and mash. Use a wooden spoon or potato masher to mash the strawberries.
  • This recipe makes a cup of strawberry syrup, which is 16 tablespoons. Add 1-2 tablespoons of syrup to flavor and sweeten a cup of iced tea.
  • Store strawberry syrup in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator.
  • Aside from adding strawberry syrup to iced tea, try it a tea latte to give it a boost of berry flavor. Pour some into a glass of sparkling water for an instant strawberry soda.


Calories: 48 | Carbohydrates: 12g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 1mg | Sugar: 12g | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg
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