HOMEMADE STRAWBERRY SYRUP

Le homemade strawberry syrup is a syrup made from strawberries, sugar, water and lemon juice.

Easy and quick to prepare, sweet, fresh and deliciously scented, it is perfect to quench your thirst during the day.

Level of difficulty: easy
Preparation time : 15 min
Rest time : 4 hours
Cooking time : 10 min
Total time : 25 min + 4 h (rest)
Ingredients: about 750 ml of syrup
600 g strawberries
350 g sugar
120 ml of water
1/2 lemon (30 ml juice)

Preparation:

  • Wash the strawberries without soaking them in water and dry with paper towels.
  • Remove the leaves and cut the strawberries into small pieces.
  • Transfer to a large bowl and add the sugar.
  • Also add lemon juice and mix well.
  • Cover and let macerate for about 4 hours, stirring occasionally at room temperature. If it is too hot, put in the refrigerator.
  • Once the standing time has elapsed, the sugar has completely dissolved, mix with an immersion blender.
  • Sift with a fine strainer to remove the seeds.
  • Transfer the mixture to a saucepan and add the water.
  • Stir then put on the heat.
  • When boiling, boil for about 5 minutes, then turn off the heat.
  • Stir to remove foam and pour hot syrup into sterilized glass bottles or jars.
  • To check the density of the syrup, do the saucer test by letting a teaspoon of the mixture cool on a saucer taken out of the freezer.
  • If by tilting it does not drip quickly, the syrup is ready.
  • Do not overdo the cooking.
  • Store in a cool place.

Quote about cooking:

“A civilized man cannot live without cooking.”

Owen Meredith