A strawberry syrup made from freshly cooked strawberries and added to cold milk.
For the Syrup
- 1 pound fresh strawberries, rinsed, hulled and quartered
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 teaspoon pure Vanilla extract
For the Strawberry Milk
- Milk for mixing with syrup
- Add strawberries, sugar, water and vanilla to a medium saucepan. Mix to combine. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat and simmer until strawberries are soft, about ten minutes. Remove from heat.
- Pour strawberry mixture into a fine mesh strainer that’s placed over a bowl. Use a potato masher to mash the strawberries and extract as much syrup as possible. Place syrup in a refrigerator until thoroughly chilled.
- Add 1/4 cup of syrup to one cup of cold milk. Mix well.
- Store syrup in the refrigerator. Use within one week.
- Strawberry syrup can be used for pouring over ice cream, pancakes, french toast or spreading on biscuits. It can also be mixed with butter to make strawberry butter.
- Serving Size: 5