When you have some excess strawberries in the fridge and you feel you’re just not going to get through them before it’s too late then turn those strawberries in this delectable coolie sauce that is great over vanilla ice cream or even plain cheesecake.
- 800g coursely chopped berries
- 2cups castor sugar
- 125ml water
- 25ml lemon juice
- 30ml cornflour
Give it a whirl!
Take the strawberries and give a them a rough chop on a board and throw them into a large pot. Add the castor sugar, water, lemon juice as well as a little zest of the lemon. Turn up the heat and bring to the boil. Once boiling, reduce the heat, add the cornflour (ideally mix it with the same amount of cold water to make a paste) and simmer this mixture until the sauce starts to thicken. Leave to cool completely and then decant into sterilized bottles. Store in the fridge until you’re ready to serve over some double cream vanilla ice cream to end off an wonderful meal with friends.