Midsummer Swedish Strawberry Compote – Jordgubbskräm
(This recipe is great with vanilla ice cream, over waffles or French toast)
4 ½ cups fresh strawberries
3 cups water
¾ cup sugar
3 ¾ Tbsp. arrowroot
- Clean and hull strawberries. Cut large ones into bite-sized pieces or slice.
- In a saucepan, combine strawberries and sugar. Mix a little of the water into the arrowroot to create a thin paste. Add this mixture into saucepan. Add remaining water, and stir to combine. Bring to a gentle boil, stirring carefully & then take off the heat immediately.
- Pour the strawberries into a serving bowl, sprinkle with a little more sugar, and let them stand.
- Serve warm or cold with cream, milk or sour cream.