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.

Stacy Fraser
Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2014




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; protein 0.2g 1% DV; carbohydrates 11.4g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 1.4g 6% DV; sugars 8.4g; fat 0.2g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 25.9IU 1% DV; vitamin c 12.2mg 20% DV; folate 6.8mcg 2% DV; calcium 6.9mg 1% DV; iron 0.3mg 2% DV; magnesium 4.6mg 2% DV; potassium 57.2mg 2% DV; sodium 1mg; thiaminmg 2% DV; added sugar 5g.