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strawberry tapioca

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Nancy Allen
Wentzville, MO

We love this very berry tapioca after a meal. It's creamy and flavorful.

(2 ratings)
yield 8 servings
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For strawberry tapioca

  • 2 c
    strawberries, washed and hulled
  • 1 c
  • 3 c
    boiling water
  • 1/2 c
    quick cooking tapioca
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1/8 tsp
    red food coloring (optional)
  • whipped cream and fresh mint leaves, for garnish

How To Make strawberry tapioca

  • 1
    Puree the strawberries in a food processor bowl with 1/2 cup of the sugar or place the berries and sugar in a bowl and use a potato masher to crush; set aside.
  • 2
    In a large saucepan, combine the boiling water, tapioca, and salt; allow mixture to stand for 10 minutes. Cook, stirring frequently, over medium heat for 15 minutes or until the tapioca is clear. Stir in the remaining sugar and the butter.
  • 3
    Remove the pan from the heat and whisk in the lemon juice, almond extract, and food coloring. Then stir in the strawberries, mixing well.Chill for several hours, then serve in small bowls, garnish with whipped cream and fresh mint leaves.

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