How to Make Strawberry Simple Syrup
A simple syrup made with fresh strawberry puree and fresh strawberries.
strawberries washed with stems removed
Blend two cups of strawberries until a puree is formed.
Dice remaining strawberries. Set aside
Heat water, sugar, strawberry puree together to a boil. When water is at a boil, add diced strawberries, and simmer until the strawberries are very soft. Take through a sieve. Store in refrigerator.
Note: Reduce down to very thick if you want to use for frosting or cake.
You might want to add in a fresh herb to the syrup, such as basil.