30+ Strawberry Recipes to Sweeten Your Day

Welcome to the berry corner, where strawberries take center stage in your kitchen. We’ve got something for everyone. From strawberry cocktails to ice cream to canning recipes, you’ll find the best ways to use up your strawberries. Eating seasonally is one of the best parts of simple living, but if it isn’t strawberry season, that’s okay too 😉.

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So, whether you’re looking to whip up a quick strawberry dessert or preserve your harvest, you’re in the right place 🍓.

I’ll keep this page updated as I share more recipes that fit. It might be a good idea to bookmark it and come back when you have lots of strawberries to use up.

Baking with strawberries

Dive into the world of baking with strawberries. Discover how these juicy berries can transform your baked goods. These recipes will guide you to create heavenly strawberry-infused treats. You’ll find fluffy cakes and moist muffins.

A collage of three strawberry baking recipes. On the left, a close-up of strawberry muffins on a plate with fresh strawberries on the side. In the middle, a spoon digging into a moist strawberry cobbler with vibrant red berry filling. On the right, a slice of strawberry cake with pink frosting on a plate with whole strawberries in the background.
  • For a delightful twist on traditional sheet cake, try the Texas Strawberry Sheet Cake. This recipe combines the sweetness of strawberries with a unique Texan flair.
  • Bake a batch of Strawberry White Chocolate Muffins. The richness of white chocolate pairs wonderfully with the freshness of strawberries.”
  • If you’re in the mood for something simple yet delicious, try our Strawberry Quick Bread. It’s easy to make and perfect for any time of the day.
  • Experience the perfect blend of tart and sweet with Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler. It’s a classic dessert to love.
  • Indulge in Strawberry Whoopie Pies. They’re a fun and fruity take on the traditional whoopie pie. These treats are sure to delight kids and adults alike.
  • Add a zesty twist to your baking with Strawberry Lemonade Cookies. They combine the tang of lemonade with the sweetness of strawberries.

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As you’ve seen, strawberries can add a delightful twist to your baking adventures. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned baker, these strawberry-infused recipes are sure to bring a burst of joy and flavor to your kitchen.

Cold Strawberry Desserts

Cool down and indulge with our selection of cold strawberry desserts. These refreshing recipes are perfect for hot summer days. They range from creamy ice creams to frozen pies, all sweet and packed with fresh berry flavor.

A trio of cold strawberry desserts. On the left, a scoop of creamy pink strawberry ice cream. In the middle, a colorful fruit salad featuring strawberries and blueberries. On the right, a layered strawberry dessert in a clear glass, garnished with a whole strawberry and mint leaves.
  • Celebrate patriotic holidays or add a festive touch to any summer gathering with the Red White and Blue Ice Cream. It’s a stunning and refreshing treat.
  • Indulge in the delightful combination of crisp crust and creamy filling. Everyone loves Strawberry Ice Cream Pie. It’s a perfect dessert for warm weather occasions.
  • For a unique twist on traditional salads, try the Strawberry Cream Cheese Salad. It blends the richness of cream cheese with the sweetness of strawberries. This dish is both flavorful and refreshing.
  • Relive the charm of bygone days with the Old Fashioned Strawberry Ice Cream. This recipe brings the classic, creamy goodness of homemade ice cream to your kitchen.

These cold strawberry desserts are the perfect way to end a meal or to enjoy as a sweet snack on a warm day. Each recipe is refreshing and delicious.

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Elevate your dessert presentation with creative strawberry decorating ideas. In this section, find inspiration on how to use decorated strawberries to add a touch of elegance and a pop of color to your desserts.

Use these decorating ideas to turn simple desserts into stunning masterpieces. You can use strawberries. It’s amazing how a little creativity with these berries can elevate the look and taste of any sweet treat.

Preserving Strawberries

Learn the art of preserving strawberries to enjoy their flavor all year round. This section offers techniques and recipes for making jams, jellies, and more. It ensures your strawberry harvest never goes to waste.

This collage showcases methods of preserving strawberries. On the left, jars of bright red strawberry lemonade concentrate. In the center, a baking sheet with sliced strawberries ready for drying. On the right, a jar of homemade strawberry jam with a textured surface, implying its thick consistency.
  • Canned Strawberry Syrup can go on ice cream, waffles, pancakes, or be stirred into any drink.
  • Make refreshing drinks all year round with our Canned Strawberry Lemonade Concentrate. It’s perfect for quick and delicious homemade lemonade.
  • Learn the best techniques with this guide on How To Freeze Fresh Strawberries. This ensures you have these sweet berries available any time you need them.
  • Dried Strawberries are a healthy yet indulgent snack. They offer the natural sweetness of strawberries in a convenient, candy-like form.
  • Discover the joy of homemade preserves with my Small-Batch Strawberry Jam recipe. It’s ideal for those who love to make jams in smaller, more manageable quantities.

Through these preserving techniques, you can enjoy the flavor of strawberries long after their season has passed. Whether it’s jam, jelly, or other forms, these methods ensure that you have a taste of summer any time of the year.

Strawberry Drinks

Quench your thirst with our collection of strawberry drink recipes. From refreshing smoothies to sophisticated cocktails, these beverages show how versatile strawberries are in liquid form.

A collection of three refreshing strawberry drinks. From left to right: a sparkling strawberry peach sangria in a glass with mint garnish, a vibrant strawberry pineapple rum cocktail in a mason jar, and a cold strawberry lemonade in a jar with a lemon slice and a straw.
  • Quench your thirst with a refreshing twist on a classic drink. Try my Strawberry Basil Lemonade. The sweetness of strawberries meets the subtle tang of basil.
  • Our Strawberry Sweet Tea blends Southern charm and fruity delight. It’s the perfect beverage for lazy afternoons or outdoor gatherings
  • Add a playful touch to your beverage menu with the Freckled Strawberry Lemonade. It’s a fun and fruity version of traditional lemonade.
  • Celebrate the warmer seasons with a Strawberry Peach Sangria. It’s a delightful mix that combines the juiciness of peaches with the sweetness of strawberries.
  • Revamp your happy hour with Strawberry Mojitos. It’s a berry-infused twist on the classic mojito that’s refreshing and delicious.
  • For a sophisticated yet fruity twist on a classic, try the Strawberry Old-Fashioned. It brings berry sweetness to this timeless cocktail.
  • Escape to a tropical paradise with our Strawberry Pineapple Rum Cocktail. It’s a tantalizing blend that’s perfect for summer nights.
  • Indulge in the whimsy and sweetness of our Strawberry Shortcake Cocktail. It’s a dessert-inspired drink that’s a surefire hit at any party.

From refreshing smoothies to elegant cocktails, these strawberry drinks showcase the versatility and delightful flavor of this beloved fruit. Whether for a special occasion or a casual day, there’s a strawberry drink here to suit every mood and moment.

What are some tips for selecting the best strawberries for my recipes?

Look for strawberries that are bright red, firm, and have a strong strawberry fragrance. The freshest strawberries will have green, perky leaves and no signs of bruising or mold.

How should I store strawberries to keep them fresh for baking?

To keep strawberries fresh, store them in the refrigerator in their original container or a paper towel-lined container to absorb excess moisture. Use them within a few days for best freshness.

Can I use frozen strawberries for these recipes?

Absolutely! Frozen strawberries can be used in most recipes, especially for smoothies, jams, and baking. Just remember to adjust your recipe if they’re already sweetened.

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I hope you love each and every one of these recipes.

30+ Strawberry Recipes to Sweeten Your Day

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