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The berry best strawberry recipes to make your mouth water

Strawberry recipes

Delicious, healthy, versatile and in season right now, there’s no better time to whip up one of these delicious strawberry dishes.

Healthy snacks and afternoon tea

strawberry-pancakes-with-mascarpone

If you (and your kids) are sick of the same old snacks, you (and they) will go crazy for these strawberry treats that are as tasty as they are healthy.

1. Strawberry mice

When is a mouse in your kitchen a welcome sight? When it’s a cute widdle stwawbewwy one that encourages your toddler to eat fruit. That’s when.

2. Strawberry yoghurt with crunchy bits

Don’t let the posh title confuse you. It’s really just strawberry yogurt with crunchy bits.

3. Pancakes with strawberry mascarpone

For when you’re feeling a bit mother-of-the-yearish and want to whip up something extra special.

4. Strawberry honey and buttermilk muffins

A delicious take on your traditional berry muffin, be prepared to make it more than once as they’ll be begging for repeat offerings.

Cake stall and party treats

strawberry cheesecake slice

Be that cool mum with all the yummy treats that all the other kids talk about. You know the one.

5. Strawberry cupcakes

What better way to decorate cupcakes than with some gorgeous ruby red strawbs?

6. Strawberry tarts

Strawberries, chocolates, pastry that you don’t have to make yourself … it’s the recipe that keeps on giving!

7. Healthy strawberry no-bake cheesecake slice

As far as cheesecakes go, this one’s about as virtuous as they come. Meaning, of course, that you can have a very large slice.

8. Strawberry jelly slice

I don’t think you’re ready for this jelly. I know you are. (Sorry. That was bad.)

9. Strawberry pops

Strawberries + chocolate + marshmallows = lots of very happy children.

Drinks

strawberry-quinoa-smoothie

Added to a smoothie, milkshake or refreshing juice … strawberries turn a standard drink into a sublime experience.

10. Strawberry quinoa smoothie

If your family would sooner stab themselves with forks than willingly eat quinoa, then get sneaky and secretly feed it to them in a delicious strawberry smoothie. Mwahahahaaa!

11. Strawberry banana milkshake

A delicious treat on a hot day, this is the stuff that childhood memories are made of. That and jumping off the roof of the house dressed in a cape and undies.

12. Healthy strawberry smoothie

Made with milk and ricotta, this makes a great healthy and filling brekkie – perfect for those kids who struggle to eat a meal in the mornings.

 

Chilled treats

frozen strawberry yoghurt

Strawberries. A dish best served cold.

13. Ice-cream sundae

A super-easy, super-fun, super-yum summery treat you and your kids can whip up together.

14. Homemade strawberry frozen yoghurt

Made with low-fat Greek yoghurt, this is much healthier than ice cream but every bit as yummy.

Cakes

strawberry surprise cake

Nothing says special occasion more than a cake where strawberries play the starring role.

15. Chocolate dipped strawberry flower birthday cake

Perfect for a flower-themed birthday, partygoers can snack on the chocolate dipped ‘flowers’ as well as the cake itself.

16. Strawberry surprise birthday cake

A deliciously moist and dense chocolate cake, the surprise of which is (warning: spoiler alert) a mountain of strawberries piled on top.

17. Strawberry layer cake

This gorgeous and rather classy cake tastes as good as it looks.