In a saucepan, add the strawberries, Maple Syrup,Vanilla Extract ,Lemon Juice and Lemon Zest.
Let it simmer Over Medium heat.
Stir frequently mashing the strawberries as you stir.
After 5min, mix the corn starch with the water (aside) and then add it to the saucepan.
Continue stirring frequently. Cook for another 5min, or until the spread starts to thicken
When it is done, remove it from the heat ant let it cool down for 5min.
Transfer it into a jar.
You can keep it in the fridge for up to a week.