By adding citrus juice to berries, the juices are drawn out of the fruit to create natural syrup. The process is known as “macerating”. The citrus also enhances the berries’ flavor.
- 1 ½ cups ripe strawberries
- 1 ½ tsp orange juice
- 1 tsp orange zest
- Wash and hull the strawberries. Slice strawberries and put into a bowl.
- Add the orange juice and orange zest. Mix together. Cover, refrigerate for about 1 hour to let the flavors and juice develop.