Strawberry Chocolate Sundae Sauce

Jenni K


A good friend passed along this recipe after I had been strawberry picking. It is absolutely delicious served over vanilla ice cream!


★★★★★ 1 vote

appx 7 cups
12 Hr
10 Min


  • 2 qt
    whole strawberries, to become 4 cups mashed
  • 6 c
  • 1 pkg
    (3 oz) liquid pectin*
  • 1/3 c
    plus 2 tbsp hershey's chocolate syrup
  • ·
    *you can substitute the liquid pectin with powdered pectin. to do so, whisk 2 tbsp powdered pectin into the sugar before adding it to the fruit.

How to Make Strawberry Chocolate Sundae Sauce


  1. Mash your strawberries - a potato masher works well - leaving the desired sized pieces. You should have 4 cups.
  2. In a large pan or skillet, mix together 6 cups sugar and 4 cups mashed fruit. Bring mixture to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly.
    Once boiling, stir in the liquid pectin and continue boiling for 1 minute, stirring constantly. (If you used powdered pectin, simply boil for 1 minute after it comes to a full boil)
  3. Remove from heat and stir in chocolate syrup.
  4. Skim off any foam using a metal spoon.
  5. Ladle into freezer safe jars, leaving 1/2" headspace in each jar.
  6. Cool to room temperature UNCOVERED. Once cool, cover and let stand on counter overnight, until it is more set up.
  7. Store in the fridge for up to 3 weeks, or in the freezer for up to a year.
    Serve over ice cream.

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