30 Luscious Strawberry Dessert Recipes
Chocolate-Strawberry Shortcake Sliders
Classic strawberry shortcake reveals its dark, chocolatey side with these luscious mini cakes. The recipe makes 18, so they're perfect for parties.
Strawberry and Mango Smoothies
A little bit of honey sweetens a refreshing mixture of pineapple or orange juice blended with strawberries, mango and banana.
Pistachio Pavlova with Fresh Berries
Mildly nutty meringue cradles fresh berries in this classic dessert named for a ballerina. Use your favorite nut to flavor the meringue. Our Test Kitchen recommends pistachios, almonds or pecans. Any fruit works: blueberries, kiwi, bananas.
Strawberry Truffle Pie
Strawberries brushed with melted red currant jelly top a rich pie filling of chocolate, cream cheese and orange liqueur (or orange juice).
Quick Strawberry Cheesecake
Blend Brie cheese with cream cheese and layer with strawberries and sliced almonds for this cheesecakelike dessert.
Strawberry Shortcake Trifle
Prep time is just 10 minutes for this easy summer mix of strawberries, light frozen whipped topping, prepared strawberry topping and pound cake.
Do you love strawberries dipped in chocolate? This recipe puts the same flavor combination into a beautiful, easy-to-make layer cake.
Strawberry Cheesecake Tartlets
A dollop of strawberry preserves adds pizzazz to these tiny cheesecake tartlets. Top with sliced strawberries or toasted sliced almonds.
Wonton Dessert Stacks
Layer baked wonton wrappers with low-fat lemon yogurt and sliced strawberries and kiwis for this quick-and-easy treat.
Double-Chocolate Bread Pudding with Strawberry Sauce
This rich bread pudding made in the slow cooker has deep chocolate flavor, thanks to a combo of chocolate chips and cocoa powder. The simple strawberry sauce has just two ingredients.
Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta with Strawberries
Our recipe gives you a choice of using sugar or sugar substitute for this creamy dessert. You could also try fresh raspberries or blueberries instead of the strawberries.
Strawberry and Cream Cheese Ice Cream
Combine cream cheese with strawberries, whipping cream, milk, sugar and flavorings for a rich dessert that chills in your ice cream maker.
Linda Roberts of Rapid City, South Dakota, tops her buttery cream cheese, coconut coated cookie with fruit jam. Her cookie recipe was one of the finalists at Midwest Living's first Best of the Midwest cook-off.
Strawberry Chiffon Dessert
An orange-flavor ladyfinger crust surrounds an airy strawberry filling that calls for light whipped dessert topping and beaten egg whites.
Mix buttery pound cake, creamy vanilla pudding, soft cream cheese, and fresh strawberries or blueberries for a rich comfort-food dessert. To trim calories, try making it with angel food cake, fat-free pudding, and low-fat or fat-free cream cheese.
Tropical Strawberry Pie
Pina colada meets berries in a recipe from reader Linda Pint of New Prague, Minnesota.
Summer Daiquiri Shortcakes
This elegant but simple dessert comes from Montgomery Inn at the Boathouse in Cincinnati. Mixing fresh berries with strawberry daiquiri mix is the secret to the flavorful sauce.
Strawberry-Blueberry Cookie Crisp
Prep this easy dessert in just 10 minutes, then bake for 25 minutes. Crumbled pecan shortbread cookies form the topping over a fresh fruit filling.
This easy recipe makes a refreshing dessert--perfect for after a brunch or light dinner. It's also a good recipe for entertaining; prepare the sour cream sauce the day before your party, and then just layer the sauce and fruit in parfait glasses before serving.
Nuts and orange zest give a crunchy and flavorful twist to this summer classic.
Jam Crumb Cake
Spreadable fruit jam ribbons through this buttery crumb cake, sinking here and there for a marbled look. A generous crumb topping adds more flavor. Choose your favorite jam for the recipe.
Lemon-Strawberry Cookie Triangles
Slice and bake cookies take on a new shape here. Use canned pie filling to get a jumpstart on making these triangle-shape cookies.
Very Berry Triple Fruit Pie
More than 4 cups of berries make this pie extra juicy. Be sure to let it cool completely before you slice it. And don't forget the vanilla ice cream! The recipe comes from Covered Bridge Farm in Forest Lake, Minnesota.
Streusel Strawberry Bars
Serve these sweet iced treats as a snack or brunch bread.
Here's our version of the popular strawberry smoothie served at the South Dakota State Fair in Huron.
Triple-Berry Angel Food Cake
This simple, make-ahead dessert is light and colorful. If you're preparing it for a party, save time by using store-bought angel food cake and making the berry spread the day before. You can use your favorite fruit in the sauce if you like.
Double Berry Vanilla Cream Pie
A double dose of berries tops a tangy-sweet sour cream pudding filling in a toasted almond crust. It's the perfect warm-weather dessert -- it requires less than 30 minutes of prep in the kitchen before you tuck the pie in the refrigerator to chill.
Angelic Strawberry Dessert
Sugar-free pudding mix, fat-free sour cream and reduced-calorie frozen whipped dessert topping shave the fat and calories from this fluffy make-ahead confection.