Homemade Strawberry Jam Dessert Topping
Sweet and smooth strawberry jam for all your dessert topping needs! It’s perfect for ice cream, cakes, yogurt, and more!
The only thing that makes dessert better than it is a little sauce and topping! Especially if you’re making an ice cream bar, you’ll definitely want some homemade chocolate fudge sauce, white chocolate fudge sauce, or this strawberry jam!
Homemade Fruit Toppings
What’s better than a bowl of ice cream? A bowl of ice cream topped with homemade strawberry jam! so good. This topping is a must when you eat ice cream – especially vanilla! The perfect dessert for a warm summer evening in the backyard.
This strawberry fruit filling has just the right amount of sweetness and tartness. It’s not overpowering, but it gives a nice strawberry flavor no matter what is added.
Yes, you can get this at the store, but you can’t beat homemade. Plus, this recipe is super easy!
How to Make Strawberry Jam
Mince and heat. Start by chopping up a pint of strawberries. Combine strawberries, sugar and vanilla in a saucepan. Cook everything together over medium-high heat. Stir the mixture occasionally for about 15 minutes. You want the juice to form and the sauce to thicken a bit.
purée. Remove the strawberry jam from the heat. Puree about 1/2 of the sauce and mix with the remaining strawberries.
shop. Refrigerate the sauce until serving. Make sure to store it in an airtight container. I love using tight lid mason jars to store ours!
Can it be made ahead of time? Make it ahead of time, store it in the fridge, and have it ready for the upcoming summer party! It will keep in the refrigerator for 3-5 days. You can also keep it in a freezer safe container for 6-8 months and use it when ready.
What is soy sauce for?
The possibilities for this delicious homemade strawberry jam are basically endless. I can think of many things to serve it. Here are some ideas:
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We hope you enjoy this recipe. You might also want to try our hot fudge sauce, just as delicious!
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Prep time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total time 25 minutes
Calories 52 kcal
by Lil’ Luna
Combine chopped strawberries, sugar and vanilla in a saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, for about 15 minutes, until a juice forms and the sauce thickens.
Remove from heat, puree about ½ of the sauce, and mix with remaining strawberries. Keep refrigerated until serving.