Strawberry Reduction Sauce

Strawberry Reduction Sauce is a natural and healthy condiment made by reducing fresh strawberries into a sweet syrup. This delightful sauce captures the essence of fresh sweet strawberries in a simple, all-natural form.

With just three natural ingredients and 15 minutes of your time, you can create this versatile sauce that pairs perfectly with a variety of dishes. Plus, it can be made in large batches for convenient storage and use. Enjoy the taste of fresh strawberries in syrup form.

Strawberry reduction sauce being scooped up with a wooden spoon.

How to make Strawberry Reduction Sauce?


  1. Place stemless and loosely chopped strawberries in a saucepan with water and sweetener.
  2. Reduce the mixture under medium-low heat for 10-15 minutes until the liquid is reduced by half.
  3. Let the sauce cool down, then pulse it in a food processor to achieve a smooth consistency and store the sauce in a jar for future use.

Flavor Variations

You can enhance the strawberry sauce by replacing the water with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. This addition adds a refreshing tartness to the sauce, elevating its flavor profile.

What ingredients do I need to make Strawberry Reduction Sauce?


  • Strawberries – fresh or frozen de-stemed and chopped loosely strawberries.
  • Sweetener – use your preferred sweetener.

Fresh or Frozen Strawberries

When making this strawberry sauce, you have the option to use either fresh or frozen strawberries. However, fresh strawberries are recommended as they are easier to work with, eliminating the need to wait for them to defrost.

Strawberry reduction sauce inside a glass jar with a wooden spoon, top down shot.

What to use Strawberry Sauce on?

  • Pancakes
  • Crepes
  • Waffles
  • Drinks
  • Ice Cream
  • Cheesecakes

These are just a few ideas, but you can get creative and add it to almost anything you like.

How to store leftovers?

To store leftovers, transfer the sauce into an airtight container and refrigerate. It stays good for about 7 to 10 days.

For long-term storage, freeze it, and it will maintain its quality for 4-5 months.

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Strawberry reduction sauce being scooped up with a wooden spoon.

Watch How To Make It

Strawberry reduction sauce inside a glass jar with a wooden spoon.

Strawberry Reduction Sauce

Elevate your dishes with our Strawberry Reduction Sauce, a healthy and delightful condiment made from fresh strawberries.
4.28 from 18 votes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Worldwide
Keyword: healthy strawberry sauce, strawberry reduction, strawberry reduction sauce
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 24 tbsp
Print Recipe
Calories: 10kcal



  • Gather all the ingredients.
    Ingredients to make strawberry sauce on the countertop.
  • De-stem strawberries and chop loosely.
    Chopped strawberries.
  • In a small saucepan, add strawberries, sweetener, and 2 tbsp of water.
    Chopped strawberries with sweetener in a sauce pan.
  • Cook on medium heat until boiling, then turn down to low, stirring often until a nice syrupy sauce forms. Roughly 10-15 minutes.
    Chopped strawberries with sweetener in a sauce pan.
  • Once done, pulse in a food processor or blender until smooth. Set aside to cool.
    Strawberry sauce in a food processor.


Calories: 10kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 18mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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