Strawberry Sauce {with canning instructions}

A classic strawberry sauce, perfect for topping off your favorite desserts from ice cream to angel food cake. Simple canning instructions included! A perfect way to preserve one of Summer’s best fruits to enjoy year round!

Strawberry sauce recipe with canning instructions from bakedbyrachel.com

Last year around this time, my lil man was diagnosed with a peanut allergy. To say my life changed at that point would be an understatement. It’s overwhelming the number of items you’re so used to buying that aren’t safe for people with nut allergies, even favorite brands – very simple things. I’ve heard of some crazy foods that you’d never guess weren’t safe too but it’s all because of the facilities they’re made in, or mostly. Oh how I miss peanut butter, but you adjust and find new food to love and attempt to forget the food you can no longer enjoy. Yes, I could totally eat certain things after he’s in bed or when not at home but I don’t find myself doing that. I want our home to be safe for him. Honestly, I’m still scared to take him out to eat at a real restaurant for fear they won’t take a food allergy seriously. All of the what ifs still plague me.

Strawberry sauce recipe with canning instructions from bakedbyrachel.com

Thankfully lil man is like his mama and loves strawberries. So preserving one of our favorite Summer fruits seems totally necessary and absolutely right in every way possible. Enjoy it over your favorite dessert or straight out of the jar with a spoon, I won’t tell. What’s awesome about this recipe, besides how incredible it tastes, is how easy it is. This sweet homemade strawberry sauce only requires two simple ingredients! Two! You can kick it up with other additional flavors if you desire, but I think this is pretty great just how it is. Follow the simple canning instructions within the recipe so you can enjoy homemade strawberry sauce all year long!

Strawberry Sauce {with canning instructions}

A classic strawberry sauce, perfect for topping off your favorite desserts from ice cream to angel food cake. Simple canning instructions included! A perfect way to preserve one of Summer's best fruits to enjoy year round!
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time12 hrs
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Strawberry
Servings: 4 : 8oz jars

Ingredients

  • 2 lb strawberries hulled and sliced (halved or quartered depending on size)
  • 1 C sugar

Instructions

  • Add prepared strawberries and sugar to a large bowl. Toss to coat well. Chill for at least one hour.
  • Prepare a water bath for canning, fill with enough water to cover jars by 1-inch of water. Remove rings, set aside. Place lids in a small saucepan. Place empty jars in water, cover and bring to a boil. Boil jars for 10 minutes, carefully removing with tongs and emptying water back into canning pot. Rest hot jars open end up, on a clean kitchen towel. Pour 1 jar worth of hot liquid into saucepan containing the lids.
  • Add strawberry mixture to a 5-quart or larger pot. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Stir frequently. Remove strawberries to a clean bowl, leaving strawberry liquid behind. Continue cooking liquid until it thickens and has reduced some, roughly 15 minutes.
  • Return strawberries to pan, cooking and stirring for 15-20 minutes. Skim off any foam.
  • Divide mixture between sterilized jars. Wipe clean, place top and ring on. Carefully add to water bath, boiling for 5 minutes.
  • Carefully remove jars to a clean towel. Allow jars to rest undisturbed for 12 hours. Listen for the list to pop. If they pop, your jars are sealed. If they do not seal, store in the refrigerator and use within 2 weeks.

Notes

An original recipe from Baked by Rachel

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