3 Ingredient Homemade Strawberry Syrup

MAKES 1 Pint  |  ACTIVE TIME 10 Min  |  TOTAL TIME 15 Min
1/2 pound ripe strawberries, washed and hulled
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla bean paste (or vanilla extract)
In a medium saucepan combine strawberries and sugar.  Smash strawberries and turn heat to medium.  Bring to a boil, reduce to simmer for 10 minutes without a cover.
Remove from heat, add vanilla and stir.  Enjoy warm on pancakes.  Allow to cool to room temperature before using for ice cream and cocktails.

Recipe developed by Donna Elick - The Slow Roasted Italian
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