Easiest Ever Fruit Reduction Sauce Dessert Topping

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Ratings (6)
  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 3 Cups (12 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
42 Calories
0g Fat
10g Carbs
1g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This recipe for a basic fruit reduction sauce is so easy! This delicious sauce is perfect for desserts or over waffles or pancakes for breakfast.


  • 2 cups fruit (fresh or frozen berries, mangos, pineapples, or peaches work best)
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon corn starch

Steps to Make It

Add all ingredients to a medium saucepan and bring to a boil.

Reduce to a slow simmer, stirring frequently until fruit is softened, about 5-10 minutes.

Allow to cool before serving over ice cream, brownies, cheesecake or any other way you can think of!