Macerated Strawberries

Macerated strawberries are deliciously simple to make, and work as an accompaniment with so many breakfasts and desserts. You can use this technique with any type of berry to sweeten them up, but be warned: you'll never want to eat strawberries any other way!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Condiment, Snack
Cuisine Global
Servings 6
Calories 45.4 kcal


  • 500 g strawberries
  • 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp balsamic vinegar


  • Wash the strawberries, then trim and slice. Add to a glass mixing bowl.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients to the strawberries and stir.
  • Leave to sit for at least 30 minutes until the berries release their juices.
  • Add to your favourite breakfast foods or desserts.


Store covered in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Keyword plant-based, wfpb

Gabrielle is an evidence-based vegan coach who believes that health transformation begins when you switch to a plant-based diet. Her mission is to help midlife women eat in alignment with who they are and what they value so that they can lead a happier, healthier and more fulfilling life.

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