Strawberries are deliciously fresh and abundant at the moment. Get to the market and buy up all those punnets going cheap, cheap, cheap and take advantage of the strawberry glut. I’ve got a delicious roundup of strawberry recipes and ideas to make the most of the strawberry season.
12 Delicious Strawberry Recipes to Enjoy
Old Fashioned Strawberry Jam
Nothing tastes better than homemade strawberry jam. It’s very easy to make and only requires 3 simple ingredients, you’ll never go back to store bought again.
Get the recipe here – Old Fashioned Strawberry Jam Recipe
No Bake Strawberry Ice Box Cake
Any dessert that doesn’t require baking gets a thumbs up from me. This one’s like a tiramisu without the coffee. It uses Graham crackers which aren’t available in Australia. Try replacing them with Milk Coffee or Lattice biscuits.
Get the recipe here – No Bake Strawberry Ice Box Cake
Easy Strawberry Cake
This cake looks so moist, I bet it would taste delicious warm topped with vanilla ice cream. Also included as recipe for strawberry drizzle sauce.
Get the recipe here – Easy Strawberry Cake
Goats Cheese & Strawberry Tarts
This recipe uses frozen puff pastry sheets which make it super simple for a non-baker like me to whip up something fairly fancy looking in a flash. I love the sweet/sour combination of the fruit with the balsamic vinegar and goats cheese. Something a bit different if you don’t really have a sweet tooth.
Get the recipe here – Goats Cheese & Strawberry Tarts
Mini Strawberry Tarte Tatins
Another recipe that looks super fancy but uses frozen puff pastry. These are made in muffin tins so they’re easy to make and serve as a dessert for several guests.
Get the recipe here – Mini Strawberry Tarte Tatins
Strawberry & Banana Smoothie Bowl
No excuse for skipping breakfast when it looks as tasty as this smoothie bowl. Top with muesli, nuts or more fruit – whatever you have on hand is fine. If you freeze your strawberries and bananas first you’ll get a thick ice-cream like consistency that the kids will love. Tell them it’s an ice-cream sundae.
Get the recipe here – Strawberry & Banana Smoothie Bowl
I never thought of making strawberry chips, but what a great idea if you have too many strawberries to handle. Great to add to cereal, yoghurt or anything you fancy. Pulverize them in a blender and use it to decorate desserts or flavour biscuits.
Get the recipe here – Strawberry Chips
Strawberry Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding
Chia seed pudding is so easy to make. Just mix your seeds with your favourite milk and they develop the consistency of rice pudding without any cooking. Layer with lots of pureed fruit and you have a delicious and healthy treat.
Get the recipe here – Strawberry Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding
Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream
Dust off the ice-cream maker (you know it’s in the back of the cupboard somewhere), it’s time to make some ice-cream. Make a batch of vanilla and choc too. Neapolitan for the Win! I bet the strawberry will be the first to go when it’s homemade.
Get the recipe here – Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream
Rocket & Strawberry Salad with Feta
Strawberries in a salad? Who would have thought! Fruit in salads isn’t new, I make salads featuring mango or orange all the time. Next on my fruity salad adventure will definitely be strawberries. Get some more salad recipe ideas here.
Get the recipe here – Rocket & Strawberry Salad with Feta
Strawberry & Yoghurt Popsicles
The kids will love making these fruit and yoghurt icy-poles. Keep the fruit chunky by mushing it up with a fork, or for a smoother texture, just puree with a stick blender. Any popsicle mould is suitable for this quick and healthy snack.
Get the recipe here – Strawberry & Yoghurt Popsicles
Strawberry Champagne Cocktail
Did somebody say Champagne? I do need a cocktail after all this recipe planning. Make mine a double.
Get the recipe here – Strawberry Champagne Cocktail
Some really tasty looking strawberry recipes to try in this list. There really is something here for everyone to enjoy. I’d never thought to put strawberries in salad, so that’s something that I’m going to try for sure.
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