Easy Strawberry Desserts
Salt-and-Pepper Sandwich Cookies with Strawberry-Lemonade Jam
These sweet and savory cookies are terrific with their strawberry-jam filling and on their own. The recipe makes a little extra jam—it's also excellent on toast, muffins and angel food cake.
Honey-Lime Strawberries with Whipped Cream
These strawberries, macerated in lime and honey, become a bracing summer dessert when served over a scoop of lemon sorbet. The whole thing can also go into the blender with a shot of rum to make an excellent frozen daiquiri.
Strawberry and Sweet Wine Gelées with Candied Pistachios
These beautiful gelées combine pints of fresh strawberries and sweet dessert wine into an easy treat.
Strawberry Tart with Flaky Pastry
This pastry is cut into a precise circle and weighed down during baking to create an elegant base for sliced strawberries and whipped cream. The adaptable crust can be topped with almost any seasonal fruit.
Gluten-Free Crêpes with Strawberries and Mascarpone
Crêpes make for the perfect vehicle for the season’s juicy, luscious strawberries. In this dish, slightly stewed strawberries and creamy mascarpone add just the right amount of decadence and sugar to be sweet without being overbearing or heavy—It makes for a perfect go-to brunch recipe.
For those who may be a little scared to try gluten-free pastries, these little tarts are the perfect place to start.
Warm Strawberry Crumb Cake
Gerard Craft tops spring's first strawberries with batter and bakes them until the fruit is warm and jammy and the cake is airy, with a wonderful, crisp crust.
Blending fresh strawberries with sparkling wine, this beautiful and refreshing granita is the perfect dessert for a midsummer party.
Strawberry Shortcake with Star Anise Sauce
The classic shortcake recipe is improved with a (formerly) secret trio of ingredients—high-quality white chocolate in the batter, creme fraiche and heavy cream in the icing—which make this all-American dessert especially rich and moist.
Buttermilk is used to make the ricotta piled on these graham tartlet shells but any good, store-bought ricotta would be fine.
Strawberry Meringue Roulade with Raspberry Sauce
Rachel Allen's fantastic meringue is rolled around strawberries and sweet, spiked whipped cream.
Strawberry, Lemon and Vanilla Ice Cream Parfait
Fresh strawberry sauce and refreshing lemon sorbet make these giant sundaes a delightful early summer treat.