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Roasted Strawberry Sauce
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Roasted Strawberry Sauce & Action Against Hunger

Over-ripe strawberries get a makeover in this Roasted Strawberry Sauce. The transformation is spectacular & the flavour is amazing. You'll never throw out mushy strawberries again.
You can also make this sauce with ripe strawberries should you not have over-ripe ones to hand.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Sauce/ Condiment
Cuisine: Worldwide
Servings: 4 servings


  • 600 g/ 21 oz Over-ripe strawberries
  • 3 tbsp Caster sugar
  • 1 Vanilla pod
  • 1 tsp Orange blossom water - optional or substitute 1/2 tsp rosewater


  • Preheat the oven to 140°C/ 275°F/ GM1
  • Remove the green stalks and roughly chop the strawberries - not too small
  • Lay the strawberries onto a baking tin lined with baking parchment
  • Spilt the vanilla pod and lay it over the strawberries
  • Scatter the orange blossom water over the strawberries, followed by the sugar
  • Roast for 40-45 minutes, stirring after 20 minutes, until the liquid is beginning to thicken
  • Scrape the seeds from the vanilla pod and stir into the sauce
  • Let cool and decant into a clean jar
  • Store in the fridge for up to 1 week or freeze immediately