Fresh Fruit Curd

Fresh Strawberry Glaze

Fresh Strawberry Glaze Recipe

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 66 kcal


  • 2 pounds fresh strawberries stems removed
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons corn starch


  1. Combine the water, strawberries, sugar, and lemon juice in a large saucepan on high heat.
  2. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly
  3. After the mixture begins to boil, reduce the heat to low, and allow to cook for up to ten minutes, stirring occasionally. As the strawberries soften, use your spoon to break them in pieces.
  4. Remove from heat. Using a strainer, pour liquid into a bowl ensuring to press as much juices through strainer with wooden spoon. Dispose any of the solid strawberries leftover from mixture, and return liquid to pan on low heat.
  5. Meanwhile, whisk the cornstarch with 3 tablespoons of water in a small bowl. Pour into the simmering pan of strawberry juice.
  6. Increase heat to high, and continue to whisk the mixture until it thickens into a glaze (approximately 3-5 minutes).
  7. Remove glaze from heat and cool completely

Recipe Notes

For a sugar substitute, use 1/2 cup of honey 

Nutrition Facts
Fresh Strawberry Glaze
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 66
% Daily Value*
Sodium 1mg0%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.