Strawberries in Spiced Syrup

This is a great recipe using ingredients already stocked in your cabinet. Serve with fresh whipped cream.


6 servings


1 cup granulated (white) sugar
1 cup water
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 pints strawberries, hulled and sliced


In a saucepan, stir together the sugar and water. Bring to a boil, and cook for about 10 minutes, or until it becomes syrupy.

Mix in the nutmeg and cinnamon, and remove from the heat. Stir in the vanilla. Allow to cool for a few minutes, then pour over sliced strawberries.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 174; Total Fat: 0.4 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 3 mg; Total Carbs: 43 g (Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g); Protein: 0.8 g

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