Strawberry Topping

Turn store-bought jam into a fresh fruit-laden topping with this 7-minute recipe!

  • Prep Time 3 min
  • Total Time 7 min
  • Servings 8

1
jar (12 ounces) strawberry jam
1
cup quartered fresh or frozen (thawed and drained) strawberry
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
tablespoons water

  • 1 Heat all ingredients, stirring occasionally, until butter is melted and topping is warm.

Expert Tips

You can prepare this with raspberry jam and fresh or frozen raspberries, too.

You’ll want to have plenty of this versatile sauce on hand. Leftovers are yummy over ice cream, pancakes, waffles, pound cake, angel food cake or sliced bananas, peaches or melon.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/4 Cup
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
25 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 g
3 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
5 mg
5 %;
Sodium
35 mg
35 %;
Total Carbohydrate
20 g
20 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
12%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
2 Fruit; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.