This homemade strawberry sauce captures the bright flavor of summer berries and is super simple to make! Use it on cheesecake, ice cream, or to make strawberry shortcake.
Bring the strawberries, water, and sugar to boil over medium heat in a saucepan. Reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for 10 minutes.
Stirring continuously, add the vanilla and lemon juice and cook for 5 more minutes, stirring regularly.
Transfer to a mason jar and set aside to cool completely.
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