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29 strawberry recipes

Published: June 16, 2021 at 9:25 am
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Make the most of these succulent and sweet summer berries, from ice cream cake to dainty strawberry choux buns and our quintessentially English eton mess tray bake

Looking for strawberry recipes? Want a summer dessert, such as a strawberry shortcake recipe? Want to know how to make the perfect strawberry cake? Check out our favourite strawberry recipes here. We have some great dessert ideas using the classic strawberries and cream combination, from dinky donuts to ice cream and eclairs. For more summer fruit ideas, check out our raspberry recipes, peach recipes and mango recipes.


British strawberry season runs from June to September, so plenty of time to create some light and colourful summer recipes. From afternoon tea treats to dinner party desserts, we have the strawberry recipe for you...

Easy strawberry recipes

Strawberry cupcakes

Strawberries are the star ingredient in these dainty pink cupcakes, featuring in both the icing and the sponge.

Cupcakes topped with frosting and sliced strawberries

Strawberry milkshake

A real treat of a milkshake, made with fresh, juicy strawberries and vanilla ice cream. Macerating the strawberries really intensifies the flavour, so don’t skip this step.

Strawberry milkshake

Strawberry shortcake

Split a crumbly, lemon-infused shortcake in two, sandwich together with cream, strawberries and jam. The British take on the American classic!

Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Strawberries and cream cheesecake

Combine two classic summer desserts in this no-bake cheesecake topped with a sweet strawberry sauce, ideal for al fresco entertaining.

A white cheesecake topped with red strawberries and whole strawberries on a white plate

Eton mess traybake

A simple yet classic sponge cake topped with all the best bits of a traditional British dessert including fresh strawberries - perfect for a summery treat. Love Eton mess? Try our epic Eton mess cheesecake too.

Eton Mess Tray Bake Recipe

Frozen strawberry daiquiri

It's party time! Grab the strawberries, rum, lime juice and ice, then blitz it all together for quick-as-you-like homemade cocktails.

Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri Recipe

Strawberry and Pimm’s boozy jam

Try our quick and easy boozy jam recipe with juicy strawberries and Pimm's for a summery addition to your afternoon tea spread.

Strawberry Jam with Pimm’s

Strawberry shortcake ice-cream sandwiches

These strawberry shortcake ice-cream sandwiches are an easy but impressive summer treat. If you're planning on making these a day or so ahead, just dunk the sides of the sandwiches into the freeze-dried strawberries before serving.

Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Sandwiches Recipe

Strawberry Neapolitan trifle

Make the most of strawberries in this easy trifle. Inspired by those childhood blocks of chocolate, strawberry and vanilla ice cream, this trifle is a technicolour trip back in time. Looking for trifle recipes? Check out our show-stopping ideas.

Fruit Trifle Recipe

Strawberry and cream donuts

We've taken the classic British combination, strawberries and cream and transformed it into a donut. These donuts are not only incredibly moreish and easy to make, they're a perfect summertime treat.

Small doughnuts topped with white chocolate and freeze-fried stawberries

Strawberry trifles

The easiest, quickest strawberry trifle recipe: made with Madeira cake. Topped with custard and cream, these individual pots make a good weekend pudding.

Individual Trifle Recipes with Strawberries

Strawberry and earl grey roulade

A clever update for the classic Swiss roll. This easy strawberry roulade recipe is flavoured with earl grey and filled with fresh strawberries and cream and designed to impress with every slice as a smart dinner-party dessert.

Strawberry Meringue Roulade Recipe with Earl Grey

Strawberry jaffa cakes

We've taken a great British classic and given it our own twist with this recipe for strawberry jaffa cakes. They're a little effort but everyone will love them. Plenty more easy cake recipes here.

Strawberry Jaffa Cakes Recipe

White chocolate and strawberry ice- ream cake

Our favourite strawberry cake recipe for the freezer. White chocolate, strawberry ice cream, cake: three things we love the most in our puddings. Try this easy layer cake for the perfect dinner-party dessert. More fun ice cream desserts to make here.

Layered strawberry and white chocolate ice cream cake, with buttercream frosting

Coconut pancakes with strawberries and lime syrup

Our recipe for coconut pancakes with strawberries and lime syrup is a healthy yet delicious way to start to the day. Try our easy pancakes ideas here.

Coconut Milk Pancakes For Dairy Free Pancakes

Strawberry tart

This seasonal strawberry tart recipe comes from Noble Rot in Bloomsbury, London. It's easy to make but looks really impressive - great for entertaining. Many more tart recipes here.

Strawberry Tart Recipe

Strawberry and cream choux buns

Bite-sized rosewater cream buns, packed with strawberries and cream, and designed to impress. A new way to use choux pastry, these crumble-topped treats are a doddle once you've mastered the choux. More choux pastry recipes here.

Rose and Almond Choux Buns Recipe

Strawberry cruffins

Impress friends with these easy cruffins packed with strawberries. Plus watch our video to master this sweet hybrid of a croissant and muffin. Try swapping the custard for Nutella, pistachio paste or orange curd.

Cruffins Recipe with Strawberries

Strawberry cake with pistachio

A lovely summer strawberry cake with pistachios that’s worth the extra effort. When strawberries smell good, they should be at optimum ripeness and have flavour – perfect for this cake.

Traybake sponge topped with strawberries and pistachios

Strawberry éclairs

Our light and airy strawberry éclairs are a fantastic summery twist on the classic chocolate. They're a little effort, but look stunning – they'll be a hit with adults and kids alike.

Strawberry eclairs recipe

Strawberries Romanoff

This classic dessert of strawberries, orange liqueur and cream is stylish enough for you to serve at a summer dinner party, but it is in fact really easy to whip up last minute, taking the stress out of entertaining.

Strawberries Romanoff Recipe

Strawberry dream

An easy recipe for strawberry layer cake. This dinner-party dessert is made with vanilla sponge, filled with strawberry mascarpone cream with Italian meringue frosting. Check out our best Italian dessert recipes here.

Strawberry dream

Easy strawberry mousse

Pudding doesn't always have to mean high-calorie. This strawberry mousse is quick, easy and under 200 calories, making it a delicious, lighter way to end your meal.

Strawberry mousse in three glass serving jars

Strawberry and cream lollies

Strawberries and cream frozen together make the best iced lollies. Roast the berries, mix with condensed milk and freeze. Make plenty, everyone will love them.

Strawberry And Cream Lollies Recipe

Eton mess

A classic English dessert that makes the most out of succulent, sweet British strawberries. Strawberries, meringues and cream make a heavenly combination. Use readymade meringues to make this dessert really simple.

Eton Mess Recipe

Strawberry pancakes with amaretto syrup and sugared almonds

These American-style strawberry pancakes are ideal for brunch or pudding. The amaretto syrup and sugared almonds give them a sweet and sophisticated twist. Use a heavy pan for consistent heat while cooking.

Strawberry Pancakes With Amaretto Syrup And Sugared Almonds

Hazelnut tartlets with white chocolate and strawberries

Our mini tartlets make an ideal small bite for entertaining when you want a little sweetness instead of a large pudding. The fresh strawberries cut through the rich and smooth hazelnut and white chocolate filling.

Hazelnut Tartlets Recipe with White Chocolate and Strawberries

No-churn double strawberry ice cream

Strawberry ice cream is a family favourite but home-made tastes so much better. This recipe for no-churn double strawberry ice cream is super easy and makes delicious, creamy ice cream that everyone will love.

Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

Strawberry margarita slushies

Stay cool this summer with these refreshing strawberry margarita slushies. These fruity drinks are super quick and easy to make, a perfect crowd-pleaser.

Strawberry Margarita Slushie Recipe | Strawberry Granita Recipe

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