Make the most of strawberry season with these delicious recipes! 10



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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.

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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!

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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!

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Strawberry Ice Cream

Five-Minute Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

Here’s another wonderfully quick option your friends and family are sure to love!

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Strawberry salad

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.

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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!

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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!

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  1. I live in the Yarra Vallry area and have a strawberry farm very close there strawberries are the sweetist, no sugar needed drive by everyday watching them grow just waiting for them to start picking, can’t wait.

  2. Have just tried the jam… Did not have arrowroot so used cornstarch which did not produce any scum to be skimmed off. What a waste of good strawberries – it is disgusting and I’m chucking it.

  3. Has anyone made this strawberry jam with arrowroot.

    I am cooking it very slowly and it is sticking to the pot so I have put it in the microwave to see what happens.

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