You can make strawberry sauce or topping at home, also. Strawberry sauce or topping is very useful for making some beautiful looking toppings for cheesecake, #icecream, sundaes and varieties of cakes. Strawberry syrup is also required , if you want to make strawberry #milkshake at home. You can make strawberry sauce or topping at home provided all the ingredients can be procured from the nearby market.
Ingredients required for #homemade strawberry sauce or topping
Following are the main ingredients of strawberry sauce or topping:
- Sugar or sugar powder
- Edible red colour
- Lemon juice
As strawberries are the main ingredient of strawberry sauce or topping , it is very important to procure good quality strawberries from the market. Following points should be kept in mind before purchasing raw strawberries or in a packed form available from the the supermarket:
- Choose bright red colour ones as it is an indication of completely ripe strawberries.
- Check for fresh green leaves.
- Look for plump strawberries.
- Size of strawberries is not important , but the quality of freshness is.
- Check for signs of mold or rotting. Do not choose the strawberries that have started rotting.
- If you are buying a packed box of strawberries , also check from top to bottom of the box. Sometimes bad strawberries may be hiding in the bottom or in corners and middle.
- Sugar can be purchased from the market , but sugar powder is more preferable as it is already in crushed format and easy to mix.
- Cornstarch and edible red colour can be purchased from any cake making shop that sells ingredients for baking cake at home.
- Lemon is commonly available.
Recipe for making strawberry sauce or topping
For making strawberry sauce of topping do as follows:
- First take one cup strawberry puree or mash, 1 cup water, 8 tbsp
- sugar, 1 tbsp cornstarch, 1 tbsp lemon juice and few drops of edible red colour
- Mix all the ingredients without lemon juice and boil it until the mixture becomes thick.
- Afterwards blend it with lemon juice and edible red colour.
Available brands of strawberry sauce and toppings in the market
Following branded products of strawberry sauce or toppings are available in the market:
- Hershey’s strawberry sauce & syrup
- Mala’s strawberry fruit filling
- VEEBA Strawberry Fruit Topping Sauce
- Mapro Strawberry Topping
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