In this healthy, quick pancake sauce recipe, berries--such as strawberries, blueberries and raspberries--are microwaved until hot and thickened. Serve along with maple syrup, or skip the syrup altogether and enjoy the natural sweetness from the berries. Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2014

Stacy Fraser


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Toss berries, sugar and cornstarch in a large microwave-safe bowl until well combined. Microwave on High for 2 minutes. Stir and microwave on High again until slightly thickened and steaming, 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 minutes more.



Make Ahead Tip: To make ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

45 calories; 0.2 g total fat; 1 mg sodium. 57 mg potassium; 11.4 g carbohydrates; 1.4 g fiber; 8 g sugar; 0.2 g protein; 26 IU vitamin a iu; 12 mg vitamin c; 7 mcg folate; 7 mg calcium; 5 mg magnesium; 5 g added sugar;