Nothing says spring and summer like delicious and sweet Strawberry Desserts. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or you need a beginner recipe, we’ve scoured the internet and put together 25 of the best strawberry dessert recipes you can create for any occasion.
Strawberries add brightness and color to any meal with a gentle sweetness that doesn’t overwhelm.
The addition of strawberries to a dessert takes it to the next level and can make a simple dish seem more complex.
It’s no wonder that 94% of households in the United States consume strawberries annually.
They add an element of sophistication to any drink or dessert.
It can be as simple as adding a beautiful strawberry to the glass or rim for drinks.
For example, a flute of champagne or a mimosa simply looks more elegant with a cut strawberry on the rim.
Maybe instead of roses, you want strawberries dipped in chocolate for Valentine’s Day, a delicate balance of chocolate and fruit.
How about a strawberry shortcake that layers whipped cream, strawberries, and angel food cake for a light summer treat?
If you prefer something simple, you can just enjoy a big bowl of sweet berries, making a tasty snack for any age.
While strawberries are associated with summer in layered desserts and no-bake treats, they also pull their weight in winter for cobblers and crisps.
You can enjoy strawberries all year long, and the versatility of strawberries means you can enjoy this sweet treat in sliced, frozen, and fresh forms.
We tried to bring that versatility into the list of recipes.
There are strawberry dessert ideas for everyone on this list.
Are you a vegan strawberry lover?
The Vegan Strawberry Pudding recipe is easy and vegan-friendly!
From decadent chocolate-covered Strawberry Brownies to Strawberry Pretzel Salads, or get adventurous with the three takes on Mexican favorites that result in unique strawberry dessert ideas.
New bakers wanting a challenge can check out number #13 to make a homemade macaron, a French delicacy that you can enjoy from home.
This handpicked list of desserts with strawberries is perfect for any occasion.
As its name suggests, this simple strawberry recipe is perfect for a hot day.
Freezer pies don’t require an oven, so when the temperature soars, you can pop this into the freezer instead.
Whipped cream and strawberries come together to create a sweet and straightforward, and flavorful delight while still being sugar-free and keto-friendly.
Nachos are usually a savory appetizer, but this dessert reminds us that nachos can be dessert, too!
Like their chips and cheese counterpart, Strawberry Dessert Nachos are ideal for friends as a sweet snack or a romantic sharing plate with a dessert wine.
Cream cheese takes the cheese role, while melted chocolate chips, bear bites, and strawberries bring together this tasty sweet, and crunchy interpretation.
Strawberry shortcakes are a classic, but they can be messy and difficult to eat on the go.
These cookies are strawberry shortcake-inspired and use just seven ingredients to make a fluffy, pink cookie that is pretty to look at and tasty to eat.
Great for gifting or making ahead of freezing to eat later.
Of course, your house will likely devour them before you can give them away.
Try this no-bake, vegan Strawberry Shortcake Bar if cookies aren’t your thing, or you need another strawberry shortcake variation.
These bars use creamy cashew butter to create rich and light vegan treats without cream and butter.
You can make the whole recipe in a high-powered blender, making clean-up simple and the result pretty.
Have you ever had lasagna for dessert?
This recipe uses graham cracker crumbs instead of pasta and layers it with creamy, strawberry goodness.
It’s simple to make, and kids will love helping to put the layers together before digging in.
Everybody loves the creamy and smooth texture of strawberry pudding, and this one happens without the need to use the stove.
All you need to do is add the ingredients to a blender, and you have Vegan Strawberry Pudding.
It’s the perfect standalone dish for breakfast topped with granola or as a side in place of custard with angel food cake.
This three-step and four ingredient strawberry dish is the definition of convenience.
All you have to do is layer puff pastry and strawberries and bake for 18 minutes.
Dust with powdered sugar to bring this dessert to the next level.
Simple, quick, and yummy!
Brie and berries are a match made in heaven with sweet and savory tastes all wrapped up in mini phyllo.
Choose these Strawberry Brie Bites for a light dessert served with coffee, or place them out for your guests as sweet canapes.
Take your cinnamon rolls to the next level with these delectable and simple Strawberry Cinnamon Rolls.
The recipe uses dough that requires less than an hour to prove, so these can be made the same as your craving hits.
The strawberry sauce goes on top, but you can also get creative and alternate between layers of cinnamon and strawberry goodness.
This Mexican treat features warm buttery dough flavored with cinnamon and sugar bursting with a sweet strawberry inside.
They store well after baking and can be served at room temperature or fresh out of the oven.
Make this treat and get ready for people to ask you for the recipe.
Stuffed with Nutella and topped with strawberry frosting, these little cupcakes pack a punch for flavor.
However, they’re also versatile, and you can use any nut butter in place of Nutella or a plain chocolate spread.
This is a fresh strawberry dessert recipe or you can use a small spoonful of strawberry compote.
Much cheaper than store-bought, these homemade macarons are a great introduction to the world of french baking.
They can be a little tricky, but they are worth the effort with a crisp outside and a soft and chewy inside full of strawberries.
Try making two batches at once and freeze the extra shells for another time.
This baked chocolate custard is balanced beautifully with cut strawberries.
The dark chocolate brings some bitterness to the dish that is smoothed out thanks to the sweetness from the fruit.
Peanut butter and strawberry jam have always been good friends, but they work even better with chocolate in the mix.
This is a fun twist on peanut butter cups that will remind you of a PB&J sandwich.
Chocolate chips are melted with coconut oil then combined with coconut flour, peanut butter, and honey.
Then it’s just a matter of adding strawberries and letting them freeze for 30 minutes.
What would summer be without ice cream and strawberries?
This recipe for Strawberry Ice Cream will offer you relief on a hot day without all the extra work that ice cream can entail.
Enjoy this treat alone or pair it with #19 on this list, a strawberry chocolate brownie.
While it’s called a salad, this strawberry dessert is more of a layered dessert.
The recipe starts with a layer of crumbled pretzels, and then you alternate adding layers of cream cheese and strawberries.
Let your creation be set by chilling it in the refrigerator and enjoy by the spoonful.
18. Strawberry Crisp
Strawberry Crisp is a warm and comforting meal perfect for a cool day.
Combine oats, brown sugar, and vanilla extract with thawed, canned, or fresh strawberries and heat in the oven until warmed to perfection.
Serve with a scoop of vanilla or chocolate ice cream.
This strawberry dessert recipe is a time-saver without sacrificing flavor.
Use your favorite store-bought brownie mix to save time, or substitute it with a tried and true brownie recipe of your own.
Then add freshness and sweetness with strawberries to lighten everything up.
A scone and a cup of tea or coffee is a great breakfast or sophisticated afternoon snack.
This recipe gives you the perfect scone that is crumbly, fluffy, and tender.
The addition of strawberries to the scone mix helps to reduce the overall sugar but also brings a jammy quality that pairs well with butter.
Upside down cake is a quintessential dessert, but it doesn’t have to be with pineapple.
The version uses sliced strawberries, although thawed frozen strawberries would be good, too.
After half an hour in the oven, turn out and serve but remember, this upside-down cake won’t last long– it is just that good!
Thanks to the egg whites in this recipe, these Strawberry Souffle Pancakes cook up tall and fluffy.
Then those fluffy strawberry pancakes are given a thick cream cheese filling and maybe more strawberry sauce.
This dish is a perfect dish for brunch with friends.
Juicy sliced peaches and strawberries with sugar, lemon juice, vanilla, and cinnamon make a delicious filling that doesn’t turn mushy in the oven.
Then pre-made pie crust is cut into squares and layered on top of the filling.
After a short stay in the oven, the result is a marriage of strawberries and peach that can be eaten as is or with yogurt or ice cream.
If you love easy strawberry desserts, this Strawberry Oatmeal Bar is for you.
There is no mixer required and only ten simple ingredients.
The recipe is kid-friendly, both in preparation to help stir and taste afterward.
Top with a vanilla glaze, but that’s optional as the recipe is plenty sweet as is.
There’s something about a light vanilla cake that just pairs so well with strawberries.
The recipe only requires a few ingredients mixed by hand or beaters to make it effortless.
Beautiful before and after baking and with a sugar crust on top, this strawberry dessert cake is universally appealing and will be a hit at any get-together.
The bottom line
Strawberries infuse food with a bright and delicious sweetness without being too much.
They’re a symbol of romance, such as the chocolate-covered strawberry, a romantic dessert that is fun to eat.
They also fit in well at any meal, from Strawberry Scones at breakfast to Strawberry Crisps after dinner.
Their versatility and ability to mix in with old favorites mean you’ll never get bored with these strawberry desserts.
- Strawberry Freezer Pie
- Strawberry Dessert Nachos
- Strawberry Shortcake Cookies
- Strawberry Shortcake Bars
- Strawberry Shortcake Lasagna
- Vegan Strawberry Pudding
- 3-Step Strawberry Dessert
- Strawberry Brie Bites
- Strawberry Cinnamon Rolls
- Strawberry Empanadas
- Strawberry Tamales
- Strawberry Nutella Cupcakes
- Strawberry Macarons
- Chocolate Custard With Strawberries
- Strawberry Peanut Butter Cups
- Strawberry Ice Cream
- Strawberry Pretzel Salad
- Strawberry Crisp
- Strawberry Brownies
- Strawberry Scones
- Strawberry Upside Down Cake
- Strawberry Souffle Pancakes
- Strawberry Peach Cobbler
- Strawberry Oatmeal Bars
- Summer Strawberry Cake
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