30+ Best Strawberry Recipes

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Strawberries are the fruit of the summer. In addition to their ripe red color, the tender texture and sweetness of strawberries makes them a great addition to smoothies, salads, jams, pies, cakes, and other desserts. If you love strawberries like we do, you’re sure to enjoy these strawberry recipes.

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Strawberry Recipes

A big, bright red, ripe strawberry is pretty much perfect on its own, but add it to breakfast, a salad, or a dessert and you’ve added something special. Strawberries add color and sweetness to a wide variety of dishes. When it’s strawberry season, which is late May and June in most parts of the country, find a farmer’s market and incorporate this essential berry into your diet.

Types of Strawberries

The three main types of strawberries are June-bearing, ever-bearing, and day-neutral strawberries. Each type has a different time and duration of fruiting and varieties within their category. There are 103 known varieties of strawberries in the United States and over 600 in the world! Some of the most popular varieties are listed below.

  • Albion: day-neutral
  • Allstar: June-bearing
  • Cabot: June-bearing
  • Camarosa: June-bearing
  • Cavendish: June-bearing
  • Chandler: June-bearing
  • Earliglow: June-bearing
  • Fort Laramie: ever-bearing
  • Honeoye: June-bearing
  • Jewel: June-bearing
  • Ozark Beauty: ever-bearing
  • Seascape: day-neutral
  • Sparkle: June-bearing
  • Tristar: day-neutral

Our Best Strawberry Recipes

Breakfast Strawberry Recipes

Strawberries are the perfect topping for crepes, pancakes, French toast, and waffles. In addition, try them on yogurt, granola, or a bowl of cereal. They not only add flavor and color, they are also rich in fiber and vitamin C. So, add some sliced strawberries and get a health boost for the day!

Strawberry Jam Recipes

If you are growing your own strawberries or you’ve bought a flat, then it’s time to make some jam! It is one of the best ways to preserve that fresh strawberry flavor even after strawberry season has come and gone.

Appetizer Recipes with Strawberries

Throw some color into your summer party with a strawberry appetizer. Try a fruit kabob, fruit salsa, or a strawberry bruschetta. Strawberries are also delicious on a fruit platter with some dip.

Salad Strawberry Recipes

Have you heard an apple a day keeps the doctor away? Well, have you heard that eating 8 strawberries a day can also boost your health? Check out these benefits of eating strawberries. To get in those 8-a-day, toss some strawberries into our Nuts About Berries Salad topped with a Creamy Strawberry Balsamic Dressing.

Cake Recipes with Strawberries

Who doesn’t love fresh strawberries on angel food cake, or any cake for that matter. They add color and flavor to any dessert. For a real treat, make our Fresh Strawberry Cake. There are fresh strawberries blended into the cake batter and the frosting. It is the best strawberry cake out there!

Strawberry Desserts

Desserts with strawberries are the tastiest desserts. They complement the flavors in light desserts, and bring out freshness in rich desserts. Strawberries can also be a dessert on their own, either dipped in chocolate or topped with some homemade whipped cream.

Strawberry Cinnamon Twists

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These Strawberry Cinnamon Twists are so yummy! We have a secret cheater method of preparing these SUPER easily! Try them with our Homemade Strawberry Jam.
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Swedish
Servings 24

Ingredients

  • 3 Rhodes frozen bread loaves or homemade bread dough
  • Our Homemade Strawberry Jam HERE
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • cinnamon to taste
  • 1 cup sugar to taste

For the frosting:

Instructions

  • Roll the dough out into a large rectangular shape. Brush the melted butter all over the dough. Sprinkle generously with sugar, then lightly with cinnamon. Spread a layer of strawberry jam over that.
  • Fold the dough in half lengthwise with the filling in the center, so you now have a really long rectangle. Cut into 1 inch strips, twist, and place on a greased cookie sheet.
  • Let raise until almost double in size then bake at 375 for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven and cool for 10 minutes, then drizzle with frosting:
  • Mix together frosting ingredients, then spoon into a plastic baggie. Cut a small hole off one corner of the bag so you can pipe the frosting over the pastries.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 368kcalCarbohydrates: 64gProtein: 4gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 345mgPotassium: 15mgFiber: 1gSugar: 36gVitamin A: 299IUCalcium: 13mgIron: 1mg

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Emily Walker

Emily lives in Meridian, Idaho, with her husband, Beau, a physician assistant, and her three incredible children: a son and two daughters. Travel is one of her favorite ways to experience new cultures and cuisines, and she has a love for all things Disney.

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  1. 5 stars
    Oh, I love you for this one! My daughter loves strawberries, and it’s one of the rare fruits she enjoys. Thank you for so many ideas!