Best strawberry recipes
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
Strawberries are the star ingredient in these dainty pink cupcakes, featuring in both the icing and the sponge.
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.
Split a crumbly, lemon-infused shortcake in two, sandwich together with cream, strawberries and jam. The British take on the American classic!
Combine two classic summer desserts in this no-bake cheesecake topped with a sweet strawberry sauce, ideal for al fresco entertaining.
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.
It's party time! Grab the strawberries, rum, lime juice and ice, then blitz it all together for quick-as-you-like homemade cocktails.
Try our quick and easy boozy jam recipe with juicy strawberries and Pimm's for a summery addition to your afternoon tea spread.
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.
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.
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.
The easiest, quickest strawberry trifle recipe: made with Madeira cake. Topped with custard and cream, these individual pots make a good weekend pudding.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stay cool this summer with these refreshing strawberry margarita slushies. These fruity drinks are super quick and easy to make, a perfect crowd-pleaser.