Skip to Content

Roasted Strawberry Sauce

Roasted Strawberry Sauce

Sharing is caring!

I started making this recipe for Roasted Strawberry Sauce a few years back, when I had some slightly wrinkly strawberries hanging out.  It was one of those recipes that purely happened by accident, but continued to live on as it was so outrageously delicious.

Roasted Strawberry Sauce | Chez Us


The strawberries that were left for dead basically, were so sweet to begin with, that I did not have the heart to toss them out:  I just didn’t want to toss them into my mouth.  This recipe for roasted strawberry sauce is great using up those old maids or even fresh picked strawberries.  I really do not discriminate at all now, when I made this dessert treat.  We really enjoy the sauce while it is still slightly warm, poured over Brown Sugar or Mascarpone Ice Cream or plain old Vanilla Bean.  If there is any sauce left over, I save it, for the next morning as it is wonderful stirred into a bowl of warm steel cut oats.

This recipe is truly springtime in a bowl!


Roasted Strawberry Sauce | Chez Us


Thank you for joining us at the Chez Us table;  we love having you here.

Have you made this recipe?  Please share what recipes you are enjoying from our site with us – we’d love to see them.  Use the hashtag #chezuseats on social media channels, then we can pull a chair up to your virtual table and share with our friends.

Roasted Strawberry Sauce


2-pint strawberries, larger ones cut in half, smaller left whole

4 tablespoons sugar, prefer raw

2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar – optional

How To:

Heat oven to 250.

Toss strawberries with sugar and the vinegar if you are using.

Spread out on a rimmed cookie sheet.  Put into the oven and slowly cook until caramelized, approximately 2 hours.

Stir them occasionally and make sure they are not sticking or burning.

Spoon over ice cream.  Serve.  Eat.

If you are not going to use right away, after roasting, put into a jar with about 1/4 cup simple syrup.




(Visited 1,339 times, 1 visits today)


Wednesday 13th of July 2011

Oooh, I love how beautiful this looks. I don't think anything tastes better than macerated strawberries atop vanilla ice cream. This takes it to a whole new level.


Sunday 9th of May 2010

mon Dieu!

Heather in SF @HeatherHAL

Sunday 9th of May 2010

Such a brilliant idea! I've forwarded this page to my sister who makes the most delicious ice creams, and she lives in strawberry farming country!


Sunday 3rd of May 2009

I've never roasted strawberries before, what a great idea! Especially over ice cream :)

Eileen @ Passions to Pastry

Friday 1st of May 2009

This does look really, really good. Always looking for ways to use strawberries a little past their prime.