Homemade Strawberry Syrup
Holly Bergstrom

Holly Bergstrom

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Holly Bergstrom is the Brand Engagement Manager at Xtrema Cookware, and she oversees the creative direction of the company! Holly is passionate about minimizing toxic exposure and living a healthy and vibrant life form the inside out. Holly enjoys cooking, educating, and creating healthy meals for her friends and family. She desires to help every home and kitchen relearn how to slow down, be present, and cook with intention and simplicity. You can follow Holly on @livefreeandveg.

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Homemade Strawberry Syrup


  • Strawberry tops
  • Water
  • Sugar


  1. Pour strawberry tops in a saucepan or stockpot and cover with water.
  2. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Take the pot off the burner and carefully strain out the tops.
  4. Pour juice back into the pot and add sugar. This is a 1 to 1 ratio, so if you have 6 cups of juice, add 6 cups of sugar.
  5. Bring juice back to a boil and then simmer until it reduces by 1/4, roughly 1 hour.
  6. Turn off the burner, pour syrup into a jar and store in the fridge.
  7. Enjoy bubbly drinks for mocktails, over pancakes, waffles for a homemade sweet treat!

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