28 Luscious Strawberry Dessert Recipes
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.
Blended strawberry drinks always rank high with visitors to the South Dakota State Fair in Huron. Here's our version of the sweet, crimson specialty.
Do you love strawberries dipped in chocolate? This recipe puts the same flavor combination into a beautiful, easy-to-make layer cake.
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.
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.
Tropical Strawberry Pie
This soft-set pie blends plump, scarlet strawberries with canned pineapple and coconut cream pudding mix.
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.
Strawberry-Black Walnut Shortcakes
Creamy, crunchy and sweet, this dessert puts a new spin on the traditional strawberry shortcake. The recipe calls for black walnuts, but you can substitute English walnuts, if you like
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).
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 Cheesecake Tartlets
A dollop of strawberry preserves adds pizzazz to these tiny cheesecake tartlets. Top with sliced strawberries or toasted sliced almonds.
Strawberry Chiffon Dessert
An orange-flavor ladyfinger crust surrounds an airy strawberry filling that calls for light whipped dessert topping and beaten egg whites.
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.
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.
Fresh strawberries, sugar and lemon juice flavor this easy blender drink. Garnish with strawberry and lemon slices for a pretty presentation.
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.
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.
Berry-Rhubarb Summer Pudding
This crimson summer pudding combines fresh berries and rhubarb with egg bread for an old-fashioned make-ahead dessert.
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.
Singular Strawberry Shortcake
Besides golden caramel corn, burgers, funnel cakes and sweet corn, strawberry shortcake stars at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia. Here's our Test Kitchen's recipe for individual-size shortcakes to try at home.
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.
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.
Very Berry Triple Fruit Pie
Three popular fruits--raspberries, blueberries and strawberries--tuck into this double-crust pie recipe from Covered Bridge Farm near Forest Lake, Minnesota. The sweet, colorful filling has a hint of berry tartness.
Streusel Strawberry Bars
Serve these sweet iced treats as a snack or brunch bread.
This juicy treat teams fresh strawberries and two kinds of chocolate.
Patriotic color bursts from strawberry ice cream, strawberry topping, whipped cream, cinnamon candies and fresh strawberries dipped in white chocolate and colored sugar. Add a star cookie cutout baked with a sprinkling of colored sugar (blue, of course).