Strawberry and Cornmeal Crostatas
A rustic, exceptionally buttery, slightly crunchy pastry sets off sweet, jammy summer fruit in this recipe by Karen Hatfield, chef-owner of Odys + Penelope and Sycamore Kitchen restaurants in Los Angeles. You'll need twelve 4-in. flan molds or tart pans.
Strawberries and Rosé CakeThis impressive blush-tone cake is inspired by two of our favorite summer treats: rosé wine and fresh strawberries.
By stuffing hollowed out strawberries with a scrumptious mixture of cream cheese, powdered sugar, and amaretto, you end up with a delectable treat that's bound to disappear off of summer plates.
Fresh Strawberry Shortcakes with Yogurt CreamIf you have a minute to spare, swap the vanilla extract for a vanilla bean. Split the bean lengthwise, scrape half of the seeds into the shortcake recipe, and whip the remaining half into the yogurt cream. It will add an extra level of flavor-packed intensity to the recipe.
Strawberry Upside-Down Cake
This perfectly light summer cake comes out beautifully, either way you flip it.
Rum Cake with Strawberry SaladThis strawberry-topped, rum soaked cake is one that you won't be able to put down until it's all gone. Similar to a crème brûlée, lightly torch until caramelized. Serve immediately with whipped crème fraîche and Strawberry Salad.
Strawberry Meringue CakeThis strawberry meringue cake features layers of sweet cream and fresh strawberries sandwiched between thin rounds of homemade meringue. Serve this dessert in the springtime when strawberries are at their peak.
Strawberry Mousse CakeStrawberry-sweetened frosting surrounds the outside of the cake while creamy strawberry mousse divides the layers. This beautiful cake is ideal for brunch, baby showers, or any springtime celebration.
Strawberry Cheesecake Tartlets
Delicious things come in small packages. Serve Strawberry Cheesecake Tartlets at your next brunch or luncheon for an impressive, bite-sized dessert your guests will rave over for days.
Strawberry Cream PieA dark-chocolate crust and jewel-bright berries brushed with jelly turn this down-home pie into a company-worthy fare.
Strawberry Panna Cotta with Cookie CrumbleServe a strawberry version of this traditional Italian dessert.
Coconut-and-Pecan Strawberry Shortcakes
For a creative, updated take on shortcake, we added coconut and pecans to the dough.
Strawberry Tart with Quinoa-Almond Crust
Chef Khalil Hymore introduced us to the idea of a crunchy quinoa crust with a savory tart he developed for us; we take the notion to a sweet place here. The tart holds well overnight, so make it the day before, and serve chilled right from the refrigerator.
Deep-Dish Strawberry Ice Dream PieThe filling for our killer pie is somewhere between ice cream and mousse--a creamy concoction that's ridiculously easy to make.
Strawberry Dream CakeThis impressive cake is a strawberry-lover's dream. With beautiful layers and a pop of color and flavor from the fresh strawberries, this cake is a stunning addition to the dessert table.
Strawberries-and-Cream Sheet Cake
Trust us: This simple and swoon-worthy sheet cake will be a keeper in your recipe box. File it under "Springtime Crowd-pleaser."
Strawberry-Lemonade Layer CakeYou can assemble this glorious cake up to two days ahead; store at room temp. Also, you can freeze cooled layers up to a month in plastic wrap and aluminum foil.
Mile-High Mini Strawberry PiesWhat's cuter than a strawberry pie? A mini strawebrry pie heaped with vanilla cream.
Strawberry-Rhubarb TrifleThis show-stopping, layered strawberry dessert will be a hit at your next luncheon or shower.
Strawberries with Crunchy Almond ToppingOnly five ingredients required for this simple make-ahead dessert. If you can't find amaretti cookies, sprinkle with granola.
In Bordeaux, where châteaus and vineyards abound, a typical dessert is fresh strawberries sliced into a red wine glass and then topped with a great Bordeaux. Here, that regional tradition is adapted to make it more dessert-like. If you're pressed for time, do as the Bordelais do--quick and easy.
Strawberry SemifreddoStreaks of berries throughout and more spooned on top make this classic Italian ice cream dessert a great finish to a spring or summer dinner. For the most velvety texture, serve it half-frozen, just as the name suggests (semifreddo means half-cold).
Strawberries with Whipped Sour CreamThis easy dessert is a great way to enjoy the fresh strawberries of the season.
Strawberry PiononoIt's not a direct translation, but think of pionono as Spanish for jelly-roll cake. This spongy berry version, which our reader inherited from a close family friend, creates a big ta-da at the table for very little effort.
Strawberry-Pretzel Ice-Cream Pie
Salty-sweet describes the homemade ice cream that stars in this luscious Strawberry-Pretzel Ice-Cream Pie.
Strawberries and Cream CakeWe used 6 (8-inch) disposable aluminum foil cake pans, so we could fill all the pans at once. This way, if you bake the layers in batches, the second batch is ready to go in the oven as soon as the first is done.
Strawberry-Chocolate Truffle TartA shortbread cookie crust serves as the base of this luscious Strawberry-Chocolate Truffle Tart where the bright red gems crown the top of a chocolaty layer.
Red Berry Pavlova TowerLayer and fill this meringue turret up to one hour before serving for the best contrast of crunchy, chewy, and creamy textures.
Sparkling Fruit GeléesDazzle your guests with this grown-up gelatin dessert. Sparkling wine enhances the sweetness of the fresh summer fruit.
Strawberry ShortcakeRound out a Southern-style supper with these individual confections. Sweetened biscuits, juicy berries, and whipped topping combine for an out-of-this world presentation.
Sweet Summer Strawberry TartA tart "topped with a silky smooth kirsch pastry cream and crowned with perfectly glazed, ripe red strawberries."
Vanilla Crème with Fresh Berry JamPrepare ahead this cool vanilla custard and sweet strawberry jam. The combination is the perfect complement to the end of a hot summer day.
Fresh Strawberry PieFind a you-pick farm and gather your own strawberries or stock-up at your local farmer's market. This pie requires eight cups of berries so you'll need to have plenty on-hand.
Strawberry ParfaitsServe this irresistible parfait in clear glass to showcase the layers of sweetened sliced strawberries, a rich cream cheese mixture, and crushed cookies. Top with whipped cream and almonds for an eye-pleasing presentation.
Strawberry GranitaLoaded with strawberry flavor, this refreshing granita is a cinch to prepare. The hardest part is waiting for it to freeze before you can eat it.
Strawberry-Rhubarb TartletsMake single-serve desserts for your spring gathering. They're easy to eat and enjoy while balancing a drink in the other hand.
Strawberry-Lime Panna CottasThese mini panna cotta desserts are the perfect personal-sized party desserts.
Pound Cake with Strawberry GlazeLook for whole-wheat pastry flour in the baking aisle at major supermarkets. Garnish with additional strawberries and fresh mint leaves.
Very Berry Summer PuddingServe this juicy showstopper with sweetened whipped cream, or dollop on extra tiramisù flavor by folding together equal parts sweetened whipped cream and mascarpone cheese.
No-Bake Chocolate CheesecakeRaspberries, strawberries, and blueberries colorfully adorn the top of No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake with Mixed Berries.
Bright and Fresh Strawberry Desserts