Strawberry Recipes

From sweet strawberry cakes and pies to smoothies and even salads, we'll help you make the best of berry season.

Staff Picks

Strawberry Biscuit Sheet Cake

In this strawberry shortcake that feeds a crowd, a tender biscuit cushions a cloud of lightly sweetened cream and a tumble of juiced-up berries. Peaches, plums, or nectarines can be swapped in for the strawberries if you prefer. 

Strawberry Preserves

Rating: 3.66 stars
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Preserves are exactly that, a delicious way to preserve berries' warm-weather flavor. Making jam can even put to use fruit that is slightly past its prime.

Quick Strawberry Jam

Rating: 3.49 stars
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Making your own strawberry jam is as easy as one-two-three. The only ingredients you need to make this recipe are whole, hulled strawberries, sugar, and lemon juice. For a quick breakfast or snack, toast slices of country-style bread and top with ricotta cheese and a dollop of jam.

Strawberry Cake

Rating: 3.68 stars
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A buttery-vanilla batter is the base of a cake that brims with a pound of strawberries. We promise that you'll want to eat this berry dessert all summer long.

Chiffon Cake with Strawberries and Cream

Rating: 3.49 stars
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Talk about a delightful twist on berries and cream! This light and airy chiffon cake will instantly transport you to cloud nine, and the luscious fruit filling is what summer dreams are made of.

Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp

Strawberries and rhubarb are summer's best friends -- cook them up together in this quintessential dessert.

Strawberry Cream Cake

Rating: 3.77 stars
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Cake, cream, and berries combine in a treat that's twice as delectable as the sum of its parts. The buttery cake soaks up the strawberry juices, while the whipped cream adds an airy richness.

Strawberry Salsa

Strawberries are a satiating and exciting alternative to tomatoes in this bright and fruity salsa; they pack an extra gram of fiber per cup. Serve it with chips or use it as a topping to grilled fish or chicken.
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Strawberry Daiquiri

Whip up a crowd-friendly batch cocktail for summer with this recipe, which calls for just four ingredients—fresh limes, sugar, fresh strawberry, and white rum.

Rhubarb-Strawberry Lattice Pie

Rating: 3.62 stars
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Strawberries mellow out the sharp edges of rhubarb in this pie. You can use raspberries instead or omit the berries entirely (use 2 pounds rhubarb if you do).

Strawberry-Rhubarb Coffee Cake

The batter for this coffee cake recipe is much like that for a biscuit; chilled butter is cut in rather than creamed, which produces an uber-tender crumb. This recipe was developed by Emily Donahue for Rosey's Coffee and Tea in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

Go the full eight minutes when creaming the butter and sugar—it helps incorporate air and will give these berry and cream cupcakes a light and fluffy texture.
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Inspiration and Ideas

22 Sensational Strawberry Desserts

Celebrate arrival of spring with these gorgeous strawberry desserts, from traditional shortcakes to ombré cakes, or in the form of strawberry ice cream, semifreddo, and strawberry-rhubarb crisp. We love you, winter-friendly tropical fruit, but now it's time to enjoy desserts made from sliced, whole, and pureed strawberries!

Our Most Spectacular Strawberry Recipes

We wait all year for strawberry season, when pints of the bright, sugar-sweet berries to appear at roadside stands and in the produce aisle. When they finally do, we celebrate with these strawberry recipes. Learn how to make strawberries the star of breakfast dishes, desserts, cocktails, and even salads.

Strawberry Cobbler

The filling for these berry cobblers is made with basic ingredients like fresh strawberries, cornstarch for thickness, sugar for sweetness, and a touch of lemon juice. It's transferred to a baking dish and topped with flaky biscuits for the ultimate summer dessert. It's a tart twist on the southern classic.