10 strawberry recipes to make right now

Plump and juicy, as far as we're concerned, the strawberry is the champion of summer. Get inspired with these sweet recipes.

10 strawberry recipes to make right now

Photo: Roberto Caruso

strawberry recipes

Lemon-Strawberry Mug Cake

A single serving of cake that’s ready after a quick two-minute zip in the microwave? The best. Get the recipe: Lemon-Strawberry Mug Cake

two mugs with cake baked insidePhoto: Roberto Caruso

Easy Strawberry Freezer Jam

Ever made freezer jam? It’s a simple no-fuss formula that doesn’t involve all the logistics of traditional jam-making. Those berries will need an expert smoosher though; best to enlist your little. Get the recipe: Easy Strawberry Freezer Jam

scones with a generous smear of fresh strawberry jamPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Fresh Basil and Strawberry Meringues

Pretty little meringues are a sweet bit of crunch beneath fresh whipped cream and strawberries. The basil isn’t weird, it’s good. Promise. Get the recipe from Chatelaine: Fresh Basil and Strawberry Meringues

meringue topped with whipped cream, chopped strawberries and fresh basil leavesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Strawberry Refrigerator Pie

You know how they say “easy as pie”? Well, not all pie is easy, amiright?! This one truly is, though. The hardest part is waiting for it to chill out in the fridge. Get the recipe: Strawberry Refrigerator Pie

plate of fresh strawberry pie in a graham cracker piePhoto: Andrew Grinton

Fresh Strawberry Scones with Quick Compote

You’ll rock the picnic blanket with these classy little scones. This flakey, not-too-sweet biscuit is positively stuffed with fresh strawbs. Get the recipe from Chatelaine: Fresh Strawberry Scones with Quick Compote

cooling tray with strawberry sconesPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Strawberry Wafflecake

Don’t fear the tiers. Those fluffy waffles you’re so good at making for brunch get stacked with fresh whipped cream and juicy strawberries. NBD. Get the recipe: Strawberry Wafflecake

stack of waffles with whipped cream and sliced strawberriesPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Strawberry Rhubarb Crostata

Strawberry and rhubarb are spring’s IT couple. One brings the sweet, the other brings the tart—and how good do they atop a flakey crust together? Get the recipe: Strawberry Rhubarb Crostata

10 strawberry recipes to make right nowPhoto: Jodi Pudge

Strawberry-Watermelon Ice Pops

Two summertime faves come together to solve all your too-damn-hot dilemmas. They’re boozy for parents, but easily made PG for babes by omitting the limoncello. Get the recipe from Chatelaine: Strawberry-Watermelon Ice Pops

bowl of ice topped with homemade watermelon and strawberry popsiclesPhoto: Erik Putz


Cottage Cheese and Macerated Berries

Not a fan of cottage cheese? A generous schmear on grainy bread, topped with fresh strawberries tossed in honey, lemon juice and fresh mint will make you a believer. Take it to the next level with some black pepper. Get the recipe: Cottage Cheese and Macerated Berries

toast with smear of cottage cheese and fresh strawberriesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Polenta Strawberry Shortcake

This beautiful cornmeal cake has a bit of crunch and a hint of orange. And that surplus of strawberries from your literal family "field" trip go perfectly on top #strawberryfieldsforever. Get the recipe from Chatelaine: Polenta Strawberry Shortcake

platter of strawberry shortcakePhoto: Roberto Caruso

Read more: 10 delicious strawberry and rhubarb recipes 10 easy weeknight desserts 10 tasty no-bake desserts

This article was originally published on Jul 16, 2020

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