Sweet Strawberry Topping Recipe

Use this sweet strawberry topping recipe for panna cotta - or strawberry shortcake! Or do what I do and just eat it by itself...topped with a dollop of whipped cream. Yum!

You just can't go wrong with this ultra simple recipe!

If you're reducing sugar in your diet, this works with a natural sweetener like Stevia, too.

The secret is releasing the juice and giving it time to meld with the sweetener.

And you always need whipped cream on hand when there are strawberries involved!

If you have the time why not go directly to the strawberry patch and pick your own during strawberry season. 

It's a great way to get outside and get some all important sunshine, and if you have kids, they'll love it, too.

Easy Strawberry Topping

Makes 2 cups

Strawberry Topping, strawberries


  • 2 pints fresh (ripe!) strawberries, cleaned and sliced
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar

This one is simple!

In a bowl, mix together your sliced up strawberries and sugar.

Toss together, cover and throw in the refrigerator overnight or for several hours.

Then use it to top your favorite dessert...like - panna cotta!

By the time your panna cotta is set and ready to be served, so will your strawberries!

Spoon a little onto each custard and you've got a winning dessert on your hands!

Extra tip: This will work with any type of fresh or even frozen berry, although you won't need to slice up the smaller ones like raspberries or blackberries.

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