It’s that time of year again: the period in which strawberries go from a barely-affordable luxury to a healthy dessert we can buy in abundance.
Don’t let this strawberry season go by without making the most of it! Here are 8 ideas – some simple, some bizarre, all decadent and delicious – that will help you use those sweet strawberries in the fridge to their fullest potential.
Strawberry Cream Cheese Shortcake
This beautifully sweet shortcake is a new twist on an old classic. From the sweetness of the topping to the compelling tanginess of the cream cheese, this is one dessert that’s sure to become a family favourite.
10-minute Sugar-Free Strawberry Jam
Whoever said something has to be sugary to be sweet has clearly never made skinny strawberry jam. And with just ten minutes’ preparation time needed, this guilt-free indulgence is also a great cooking activity to share with the grandkids!
Slow Cooker Strawberry Orange Cake
This is one use for the slow cooker we never saw coming. Delicious, soft and an incredible way to make the most of those excess strawberries before expiry!
Five-Minute Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream
Here’s another wonderfully quick option your friends and family are sure to love!
Strawberry Salad with Poppyseed Dressing
And now for something completely different. This surprising, refreshing side dish is a perfect way to keep your lunchtime salads interesting without compromising on health.
Strawberry and White Chocolate Mousse
This decadent (but incredibly easy) white chocolate treat is just one night in the refrigerator away. We cannot recommend this one enough!
Which of these strawberry recipes are you most looking forward to trying? Is there a favourite strawberry idea missing from this list? We’d love to hear from you!