Strawberry Crush (Strawberry Concentrate)
Strawberry Crush or concentrate made with fresh strawberries. It can be used as a sauce to serve chocolate desserts, to make popsicles and so on.
- 550 gms Strawberries
- 1½ cups Sugar
- ½ tsp Citric Acid
- 2 cup Water
Wash and clean the berries.
In a large bowl, mix strawberries with sugar and set aside overnight.
Next day take the strawberries out of the liquid and blend them to a puree.
Add water to the liquid sugar and boil for 15 minutes. Cool the mixture.
Once cool, mix the sugar mixture with the strawberry puree.
Pour into clean jars and store in the refrigerator.
When ready to serve, dilute 1 part strawberry concentrate with 3~4parts of chilled water or soda.
- Preservative like sodium benzoate can be added to the crush to make it shelf stable
Linking this to Valli's 'Cooking from Cookbook Challenge: August -- Week 1'.