19 Luscious Strawberry Dessert Recipes

Celebrate summer with a luscious strawberry dessert. From chocolate-covered strawberry cakes to creamy strawberry ice cream, we've got the best recipes right here.


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Fresh Strawberry Bars

    A juicy strawberry topping makes these tender peanut butter cookies a treat to eat. To make the cookies ahead, freeze the bars then top with the berries just before serving.

Serving size: 24 bars
Prep   25 mins 
Bake   25 mins  350°F 
2/19
Strawberry Meringue Pie

    Brimming with fresh strawberries, this pie starts with a store-bought crust and features a fluffy meringue filling. To easily cut through the meringue, use a sharp serrated knife.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   45 mins 
Bake   10 mins  to  12 mins  450°F 
Stand   30 mins 
3/19
Strawberry Cheesecake Tartlets

    A dollop of strawberry jam adds pizzazz to these tiny cheesecake tartlets. Make the most of summer strawberries by preparing them with homemade jam.

Makes: 24 servings
Prep   25 mins 
Bake   15 mins  350°F 
Chill  3 hrs  to 24 hrs 
4/19
Butter Cake with Fresh Strawberries and Grand Marnier Glaze

    Our easy glaze makes this fluffy butter cake stand above the rest. Fresh strawberries make a festive (and delicious) topper.

Makes: 12 servings
Prep   45 mins 
Bake  1 hr 20 mins  325°F 
5/19
Puffy Shortcakes with Meringue

    Lighter desserts can be delicious. In this recipe, light pastry takes the place of biscuits or cakes, and golden-toasted sweetened egg whites replace whipping cream.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   30 mins 
Bake   25 mins 425/325 degrees F
6/19
Berry Truffle Pie

    This special-occasion dessert features an irresistible flavor pairing -- fresh berries and creamy chocolate. Serve it with vanilla frozen yogurt.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   40 mins 
Chill  4 hrs 
Cool   30 mins 
7/19
Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cakes

    Upside-down cupcakes are smothered in luscious ganache and topped off with a fresh strawberry.

Makes: 12 servings
Serving size: Makes 12 cupcakes
Prep   50 mins 
Bake   15 mins  350°F 
8/19
Minted Strawberries with White Wine

    This refreshing cocktail combines strawberries, mint, and white wine. For a nonalcoholic variation, use white grape juice instead of wine and reduce the sugar to two tablespoons.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   20 mins 
Stand  1 hr 
9/19
Strawberry and Cream Cheese Ice Cream

    Cream cheese makes this luscious strawberry ice cream extra rich. Bonus: Prep takes just 20 minutes.

Makes: 8 servings
Serving size: 1 quart
Prep   20 mins 
Freeze  4 hrs 30 mins 
10/19
Classic Strawberry Shortcakes

    Perfect for a weeknight dessert or casual get-together, this quintessential summer dessert is so simple to make -- and so delicious.

Makes: 8 servings
Serving size: 8 shortcakes
Prep   30 mins 
Bake   12 mins  400°F 
11/19
Pastry Cream with Black-Pepper Strawberries

    Black pepper adds zing to this luscious dessert; make it with homemade or store-bought pastry.

Makes: 10 servings
Prep   15 mins 
Chill  1 hr 
12/19
Candy Coated Strawberries

    For a simple dessert, dip fresh strawberries in melted vanilla candy coating or creamy chocolate.

Makes: 15 servings
Serving size: 30 berries
Prep   30 mins 
Stand  1 hr 
13/19
Berry Trifle

    The ultimate summer comfort dessert combines buttery pound cake, creamy vanilla pudding, and fresh strawberries and blueberries.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   25 mins 
Chill  4 hrs 
14/19
Strawberry Italian Ice

    Light, cool, and refreshing, this strawberry ice is a light and delicious alternative to ice cream.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   25 mins 
Freeze  6 hrs or overnight
Stand   20 mins 
15/19
Strawberry Chiffon Pie

    For a light and refreshing summer sweet, try this fluffy fruit pie. Serve it with chocolate frozen yogurt.

Makes: 8 servings
Serving size: 8 slices
Prep   40 mins 
Chill  5 hrs 
16/19
Strawberry Chiffon Dessert

    Featuring a creamy strawberry filling and an orange-accented ladyfinger crust, this luscious dessert is ideal for summertime get togethers.

Makes: 10 servings
Prep   30 mins 
Chill  3 hrs 30 mins 
17/19
Fresh Berry Napoleons

    This showstopping summer dessert features fresh berries, delicate layers of phyllo dough, and creamy blueberry curd.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep   45 mins 
Chill  2 hrs 
Bake   10 mins  350°F 
18/19
Strawberry Daiquiri Dessert

    This elegant dessert, featuring mango sorbet and icy strawberry daiquiri, takes just 15 minutes to make. Lime peel makes a pretty garnish.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   15 mins 
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