Macerated Strawberries
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To macerate strawberries, all you have to do is sprinkle sugar on them, which draws out their juices so they become soft and sweet and deliciously saucy.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8 servings
  • 1 pound strawberries, hulled (halved or quartered if large)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  1. Stir together strawberries and sugar in a medium bowl. Let stand at room temperature until juices are released, at least 30 minutes.
  2. Macerated strawberries can be refrigerated, covered, up to 1 day.
To freeze macerated berries: Fill ziplock bags not quite full. Zip it almost all the way and insert a straw. Suck out all the air, (this helps to avoid freezer burn), label, date, and freeze for 6 months to a year. I like to layer my bags of berries flat on a cookie sheet. After they are frozen, I stand them up to save space in my freezer.
Recipe by Cheery Kitchen at