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How can I substitude frozen strawberries in syrup?

Asked by eidur (19points) January 24th, 2011

I’m following a recipe that calls for frozen strawberries in syrup but only have frozen strawberries with nothing added.
What can I do?

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gailcalled's avatar

Make a little sugar syrup with the juices of the strawberries after you thaw them.

Simmer some juice and a taste of sugar over a light flame while stirring.

Here’s a version with water; it is one to one.

eidur's avatar

Okay, was thinking of that, but in what proportions?
Does anyone have an idea?

thorninmud's avatar

The syrup used for this kind of thing is about ½ cup sugar to 1 cup water. Make that first by bringing it to a boil in a pan.

When the berries are thawed, add just enough of the syrup to bath them (about like cereal in milk), then bring to a brief simmer and allow to cool.

john65pennington's avatar

I have done this before. I substituted Smuckers Strawberry Preserves and it came out great. The sugar is already in the preserves, so all you have to do is add enough to suit your pallet.

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