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Roasted Strawberries - A simple, delicious sauce made by roasting the strawberries in the oven over high heat.  Incredible!

It always thrills me when quick and easy recipes turn out to be so delicious! And that is exactly the case with today’s Roasted Strawberries.

Roasting strawberries – or any fruit for that matter – really deepens and intensifies the flavors of the fruit and the sweetness. In our recipe today, we tossed the strawberries with a little bit of sugar before roasting them under high heat in the oven, and the juices from the strawberries created a wonderful syrup.

Roasted Strawberries - A simple, delicious sauce made by roasting the strawberries in the oven over high heat. Incredible!

The roasted strawberries you see here in our photos were added to our Roasted Strawberry Crème Fraîche Ice Cream but they would also make a delicious topping for strawberry shortcake or any other dessert.

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Roasted Strawberries

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1/4 cups


  • 1 pound strawberries
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Rinse the strawberries, then remove the stems and cut berries in half or quarters (depending on the size of your strawberries). Place cut strawberries in a bowl.
  3. Sprinkle the sugar over the berries and stir to coat.
  4. Pour the berries onto the prepared cookie sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes – turning halfway through the baking time – until the berries have given up some of their liquid and they are soft and tender.
  5. Remove from the oven and carefully pour strawberries and juices into a jar or bowl. Cool before using.
  6. Store covered in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.

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  • Anita wrote:

    I love using roasted strawberries in ice cream – it makes such a difference in flavor!

  • Paula – bell’alimento wrote:

    I love roasting strawberries, it gives them such an oomph of extra flavor!

  • Susan wrote:

    I’m pretty sure that roasted strawberries are the greatest out of all the roasted fruit out there. There’s something magnificent about them!

  • Ginny McMeans wrote:

    What a wonderful idea of roasting the strawberries first. Sounds so good!

  • Erin @ Texanerin Baking wrote:

    I keep reading about roasted strawberries and it’s time I try them! They sound delightful. 🙂 I can’t wait for your ice cream recipe! The two sound like they’d be incredible together.

  • Melanie wrote:

    This looks like summer in a jar for sure! Fresh strawberries are wonderful, but roasted are even better served on toast with butter!! 🙂

  • Kirsten/ComfortablyDomestic wrote:

    Roasted strawberries are my favorite strawberry sundae topping. That and a little balsamic reduction drizzled over the vanilla ice cream, and you’ve got a Big Kid sundae to wow a crowd.

  • Liz wrote:

    I finally roasted my first strawberries this spring and used them on shortcakes—why did I wait so long?? Your ice cream sounds incredible—can’t wait to see it 🙂

  • The Food Hunter wrote:

    I would pour these over ice cream!

  • Heather / girlichef wrote:

    I love roasted strawberries (I use the seeds of a vanilla bean in mine). I can’t wait to see that ice cream recipe!

    • Martha wrote:

      Oohh – great idea Heather! I’m going to try adding the vanilla the next time!

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