Are you up to your ears in strawberries? Make the most of your seasonal haul with these Irresistible Strawberry Dessert Ideas! You’ll be berry glad you did.
Strawberry season is around the corner, and you know what that means: Strawberry desserts! Easy summertime recipes are the perfect excuse to use up all those ripe berries from your recent market haul. And these are 34 of the very best of the bunch! Featuring loads of delicious and fresh ingredients, there’s a little something for everyone.
Why do we love strawberries? Let us count the ways:
- Strawberries are healthy! These ruby-red berries are packed with fiber, vitamins, and loads of antioxidants.
- They’re versatile. Whether you’re baking strawberries into pies and cakes, mashing them into jams and sauces, or slicing up raw strawberries as a garnish, there isn’t much this small but mighty berry can’t do.
- They’re delicious. Full of juicy freshness and natural tart-sweetness, strawberries are definite winners in the flavor department! Plus, they pair nicely with loads of different ingredients.
Satiate your inevitable strawberry cravings and sweet tooth with these fabulous strawberry dessert ideas!
Lemon Strawberry Trifle
A fresh and fruity trifle is definitely one way to embrace summer! This is an impressive yet easy trifle recipe made with layers of silky lemon pudding, crispy wafer cookies, and sweet strawberry slices.
Layered Strawberry Jello Cups
Layers upon layers of bright strawberry awesomeness, in one single-serving dessert! These parfait-style Jello cups feature a monochrome of juicy red strawberry Jello. With a little effort, these are the prettiest desserts for a special occasion!
Strawberry Pretzel Dessert Recipe
A new twist on a blast from the past, this strawberry pretzel salad is an easy dessert to make when entertaining. Full of lush flavors thanks to layers of strawberry Jello and cream cheese, set over a crispy and salty pretzel crust.
Strawberry Ice Cream Cake
Give your classic store-bought pound a major upgrade with a thick layer of strawberry ice cream and a hefty drizzle of chocolate!
Strawberry Cake with Strawberry Frosting
A perfect recipe for lush strawberry cake flavored naturally with berries and filled with light and airy strawberry whipped cream. Pink cake perfection!
Strawberry Sheet Cake
Not only is a strawberry sheet cake fit for a crowd, it’s also so easy to make! This recipe is literally jam-packed with flavor, made with pure strawberry jam and rounded out with a sweet cream cheese frosting.
Strawberry Crunch Cake
If you’ve ever had a Strawberry Crunch Ice Cream Bar, and even if you haven’t, you’re going to love this luscious cake recipe that transforms a favorite frozen dessert into something extra special!
Strawberry Shortcake Cupcake Recipe
Mini versions of a full-sized strawberry shortcake! These strawberry shortcake cupcakes are made with easy to come by ingredients, with all the familiar flavors we know and love.
Strawberry Mascarpone Cake
The layer cake of summertime dreams! Moist and fluffy white cake with juicy strawberry filling and creamy mascarpone is a heavenly combination. Every bite will melt in your mouth!
Fresh Strawberry Pie
A classic, no-fuss recipe for the most picture-perfect strawberry pie! Made with juicy strawberry filling inside a flaky, buttery pastry crust.
Balsamic Strawberry & Rhubarb Crisp
Sweet, tart, tangy and bursting with berry flavor, this easy strawberry rhubarb crisp recipe is as tasty as it is healthy! A gluten-free dessert that’s naturally sweetened and quick to make.
Gluten Free Strawberry Crumble
Get your vanilla ice cream ready for this one – a fresh summer crumble made with zesty strawberries and a crunchy streusel topping! The perfect warm weather dessert for cookouts and potlucks.
Strawberry Banana Bread (Vegan & GF)
This strawberry banana bread recipe is a healthier version of everyone’s favorite comfort food! Made vegan and gluten-free without any artificial sweeteners, this recipe really lets the fresh strawberry flavors shine through.
Strawberry Shortcake Cookies
A classic strawberry shortcake wrapped up into a soft and chewy cookie. These berry-filled cookies are perfectly buttery and delicious, ready to tag along to your next summer picnic or party!
Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies
Pretty-in-pink strawberry cake mix cookies are an easy dessert studded with chocolate chunks for extra indulgence. Make these “pink velvet” cookies in just 20 minutes with only 5 ingredients!
Creamy Strawberry Kiwi Popsicles
Stay cool with a fresh batch of homemade popsicles this summer. This is a quick and easy recipe to put together featuring fresh strawberries and tropical kiwis, plus a secret ingredient for the creamiest popsicles!
Vegan Strawberry Coconut Ice Cream (No Churn)
Make rich and creamy vegan ice cream at home, without the ice cream machine! This no-churn strawberry ice cream recipe is made with only 4 ingredients, including coconut cream for the best plant-based dessert!
A fudgy, decadent chocolate brownie recipe topped with a thick layer of pink strawberry frosting and glaze of chocolate ganache. The ultimate strawberry dessert bar-meets-brownie that’s next-level delicious!
Strawberry Buttermilk Donuts
Easy homemade donuts made with rich and tangy buttermilk and loads of fresh strawberry chunks! These sweet treats are baked, not fried, for a light summertime snack or dessert.
Unicorn Baked Strawberry Donuts
An explosion of bright colors and rich, fruity flavors await in this over-the-top homemade donut recipe! Topped with rainbow sprinkles and tons of mini marshmallows, this unicorn-themed strawberry dessert goes all out.
Strawberry Shortcake in a Mug
The easiest strawberry shortcake recipe ever, in the form of a single-serving mug cake! A perfect dessert-in-a-hurry that comes together in minutes, made with moist vanilla cake and zesty macerated strawberries, for a sweet and satisfying treat.
Strawberry Crème Brûlée
A homemade crème brȗlée recipe with a rosey strawberry twist! A layer of strawberry jam and subtle hints of cardamom add an element of surprise to this creamy, romantic custard dessert.
Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Bars
A homemade version of the ice cream truck strawberry shortcake bars! You can use homemade ice cream or storebought, either way you’ve got yourself and irresistable no-bake dessert.
Skinny Cheesecake with Strawberries
A lightened-up cheesecake recipe made with Greek yogurt, for an easy and healthy dessert topped with honey-sweetened strawberries.
Strawberry Rhubarb No Bake Cheesecake
These single-serving strawberry rhubarb cheesecakes are an easy no-bake dessert, bringing together two beloved summer ingredients! Sweet and tart strawberry puree and toasted almonds mingle overtop a thick layer of creamy chilled cheesecake.
Nutella Strawberry Parfait with Coconut Whipped Cream
This health-conscious dessert is loaded with good stuff: fresh strawberries, fluffy coconut whipped cream, and an indulgent drizzle of chocolate hazelnut spread. Pass these around at your next summertime function!
Low Carb Strawberry Shortcake [+VIDEO]
Enjoy delicious strawberry shortcake minus all those pesky carbs. This diet-friendly, keto dessert recipe is made with wholesome almond and coconut flours, fresh strawberries and low-carb homemade whipped cream.
Easy Strawberry Pavlova Nests
Jam-filled meringue nests are topped with fresh strawberries and light, fluffy whipped cream in this easy springtime dessert. The perfect mini bite that’s bursting with fruity flavor!
How To Make Champagne Strawberries
These champagne soaked strawberries are bound to be the toast of the town – or at the very least, the sparkle at your next gathering! An easy method for making boozy, shimmering sugared strawberries that everyone is going to love.
Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake
Strawberry shortcake, that’s also gluten free? Be still, my dessert-loving heart. This allergy-friendly dessert recipe is made with tender buttermilk biscuits stacked with fluffy homemade whipped cream and fresh berries.
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