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Desserts with strawberries: the 16 most delicious recipes around


Strawberry tarts

Beautiful, colorful and juicy: strawberries lend themselves to many recipes for enviable and very simple desserts. Here are the best desserts with strawberries!

In Spring there are those who can't wait for the strawberries to arrive. We are undoubtedly among the people who love to enjoy fruit when it's in season: with the first heat we just can't do without this fruit! Strawberries and cream save you on those evenings when you crave a very simple and quick treat to prepare, but there are occasions when you also want to try your hand at some more complicated recipes (which give you some extra satisfaction!). Don't worry: if this is what you are looking for, we have collected our best strawberry desserts and explain how to make them step by step.

  1. Tarts
  2. tiramisu
  3. cheesecake
  4. Jam
  5. Cake
  6. Roll
  7. Parfait
  8. Crumbled
  9. Mousse
  10. Coulis or sauce
  11. Jelly
  12. Strawberry with cream
  13. Strawberry and chocolate tart
  14. Cake with Strawberries and Whipped cream
  15. Bavarian
  16. Cream

Desserts with strawberries: 16 recipes you can't miss

So, without too many preambles , let's see the recipes with strawberries for desserts that you just can't help but make with your own hands.

1. Strawberry tarts

Strawberry tarts
Strawberry tarts

3 ingredients, 25 minutes of your time and voilà, the game is done: in less than no time the strawberry tarts will be ready. Also thanks to the ready-made pasta , they will make you look great.

Take the sliced ​​fruit and place it in a bowl and let it rest with the sugar for 15 minutes. Unroll and level the shortcrust pastry, then cut many disks and line the single-portion moulds, taking care to prick them with a fork. Distribute the strawberries on top and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C and cook for 15 minutes .

Ingredients for the recipe for quick fruit tarts (for 8 people)
  • 1 roll of shortcrust pastry
  • 120 g of fresh strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar

Those who, on the other hand, want to test themselves with a more challenging dessert can also try the large version of this dessert: the strawberry tart .

2. Strawberry tiramisu

Strawberry tiramisu
Strawberry tiramisu

A delicious variant of the Italian dessert par excellence: here is the strawberry tiramisu , fresher and more colorful than the coffee-based one.

Beat the egg yolks with half of the granulated sugar syrup, until the mixture is clear and puffy. Gradually add spoonfuls of mascarpone at room temperature. Also add the egg whites whipped until stiff with the other half of the sugar syrup. Place the cream in the fridge to rest while you clean and cut the strawberries into small pieces and put them to macerate with the remaining sugar and lemon.

In a pan, start making a first layer of ladyfingers soaked in the juice that the strawberries will have released, blended together with a small part of them. Pour over a generous layer of cream. Keep layering until you finish all the ingredients at your disposal. Leave in the fridge for at least a couple of hours before enjoying.

Ingredients for the strawberry tiramisu recipe (for 4 people)
  • 400 g of mascarpone
  • 100ml of water
  • 3 eggs
  • 150 g of granulated sugar
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 500 g of strawberries
  • 300 g of ladyfingers

3. Strawberry cheesecake

No-bake strawberry cheesecake
No-bake strawberry cheesecake

To prepare the no-bake strawberry cheesecake, reduce the biscuits to powder and add them to the melted butter, mixing them perfectly . Then arrange the mixture on the bottom of a springform cake mould, giving it a thickness of about one centimetre. Let it rest in the refrigerator for at least half an hour.

For the cream, mix the sugar with the Philadelphia, the soaked gelatin dissolved in a little water and the whipped cream. Cook 3/4 of the strawberries with the lemon and sugar until they become a sauce, then add the two remaining sheets of isinglass, soaked and well squeezed. Add half of it to the filling if you like or use it only for the surface. Level and pour the remaining fruit puree on top, also completing with pieces of strawberries. Let it rest in the fridge for about half a day.

Ingredients for the strawberry cheesecake recipe (serves 8)
  • 250 g of shortbread biscuits
  • 100 g of butter
  • 250 g of strawberries
  • 400 g of philadelphia
  • 250 g of cream for desserts
  • 100 g of icing sugar
  • 50 g of sugar
  • 10 g of isinglass + 2 sheets
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice

4. Strawberry jam

Strawberry jam
Strawberry jam

Plenty of fruit? So let's see how to prepare the jam ! After having washed the strawberries, removed the green petioles and cut them into chunks, pour them into the pot with the sugar and lemon. Mix well and place the pan on the heat, cooking until boiling.

To understand when it's ready, do the classic saucer test by placing a teaspoon of jam on a cold saucer. Tilt it and if the mixture doesn't run off quickly, it's ready. Instead, if you have it, you can also prepare strawberry jam with the Thermomix .

Ingredients for the homemade strawberry jam recipe (8 people)
  • 250 g of fresh seasonal strawberries
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice

5. Strawberry cake

Strawberry cake
Strawberry cake

A delight from the oven, simple and within everyone's reach: here is the strawberry cake !

Whip the egg whites with half the sugar until stiff and set aside. Soften the butter with the rest of the sugar, add the egg yolks, lemon juice and zest. Complete by adding the sifted flour, starch and baking powder. Flour the strawberries into small pieces (so that they don't sink into the dough) and then dip them into the mixture. At this point, you just have to add the egg whites and bake in a hot fan oven at 180°C . After about 40 minutes, take it out of the oven.

According to your tastes, you can enrich it with nuts and dried fruit to taste.

Ingredients for the strawberry soft cake recipe (8 people)
  • 250 g of strawberries
  • 150 g of flour
  • 100 g of potato starch
  • 150 g of sugar
  • 150 g of soft butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 sachet of yeast

6. Strawberry roll

Strawberry roll
Strawberry roll

Certainly the recipe for the strawberry roll cannot be missing: a filled and delicious sponge cake.

First, whisk the egg yolks with the fine sugar, then add the sifted flour and baking powder. Aside, whip the egg whites until stiff and gently incorporate from bottom to top. Spread on a tray lined with baking paper and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 12-15 minutes .

As soon as it's cooked, roll it up in a cloth and keep it inside. For the filling, wash the strawberries and cut them into cubes and add them to the whipped cream, mixing carefully. The last step is very simple: stuffed and tasted !

Ingredients for the strawberry sponge cake recipe (serves 8)
  • 4 eggs
  • 110 g of 00 flour
  • 120 g of sugar
  • 8 g of baking powder
  • 250 ml of fresh cream
  • 350 g of strawberries
  • icing sugar to taste
  • half a lemon

7. Strawberry parfait

At Strawberry parfait
At Strawberry parfait

Fresh and tasty, the strawberry semifreddo is prepared without an ice cream maker and with just a few genuine ingredients.

Wash, blend and sift the strawberries; create the syrup with sugar and water and leave it on the heat until it reaches 121°C . Start beating the egg whites and slowly pour in the syrup, then continue beating until stiff peaks form. Now whip the cream, carefully add it to the egg whites and the blended strawberry sauce. Transfer everything into a mold or single-portion cups and let it freeze for at least a couple of hours .

Ingredients for the strawberry semifreddo recipe (for 6 people)
  • 500 g of strawberries
  • 400 ml of fresh cream
  • 3 egg whites
  • 200 g of sugar
  • 70ml of water

8. Strawberry crumble and cream

Strawberry crumble
Strawberry crumble

Let's try to make strawberry crumble : a delicious reinterpretation of the traditional Mantuan cake, the sbrisolona.

Add the flour, butter, sugar and egg, working it with your hands until you get a sandy mixture; let it rest in the fridge for half an hour, without compacting. In the meantime, prepare the cream: mix the starch, icing sugar and egg yolks in a saucepan with a whisk. Pour the milk and cream – which you have heated separately – slowly over this mixture, without ever ceasing to mix. Stir until it thickens .

In a pie maker, make a layer of shortbread compacted with your hands, one of cream, one of strawberries and finally one of crumbled shortbread. Bake in a static oven for 45 minutes at 190°C .

Ingredients for the strawberry crumble recipe (for 8 people)
  • 500 g of 00 flour
  • 100 g of cold butter
  • 1 egg
  • 100 g of sugar
  • 5 yolks
  • 500 g of strawberries
  • 300 g of cream
  • 200 g of milk
  • 150 g of icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of starch

9. Strawberry mousse

Strawberry mousse
Strawberry mousse

Strawberries and cream in thismousse recipe create a simple but tasty dessert.

Place the washed and chopped strawberries in a blender together with the juice of half a lemon and two level spoons of icing sugar. Gently mix with the cream that you have whipped in the meantime. Leave in the fridge for a couple of hours and garnish as desired with mint leaves before serving.

Ingredients for the strawberry mousse recipe (for 6 people)
  • 400 g of strawberries
  • 200 ml of fresh whipping cream
  • 4 tablespoons of icing sugar
  • 1/2 lemon (juice)

10. Strawberry coulis

Strawberry coulis
Strawberry coulis

And here's a recipe that works well as a topping for any dessert: strawberry coulis .

The preparation and the ingredients do not differ much from those of the jam: after having washed the strawberries well, let them dry over low heat for a few minutes. Then add the sugar and lemon juice, mix and cook over low heat . When finished, strain the strawberry sauce through a sieve so that it is smooth and homogeneous.

Ingredients for the strawberry coulis recipe (8 people)
  • 500 g of ripe strawberries
  • 100 g of sugar
  • 1 lemon

11. Strawberry jelly

Strawberry jelly
Strawberry jelly

Strawberry jelly could not be missing from our list!

To prepare them you will first need to wash and cut all the strawberries into small pieces and then blend them and filter the sauce. Put the water, the sugar, the lemon zest in a saucepan and on the heat and let it melt, creating a syrup, then add the soaked gelatine and continue to mix, leaving it on the heat over low heat until some of the water has dissolved. everything . Strain the liquid when it has cooled down and add the strawberry sauce. Strain once more and put everything in one or more previously wet molds .

Then place the jelly in the fridge for at least half a day so that it solidifies.

Ingredients for the strawberry jelly recipe (serves 4)
  • 1 kg of fresh strawberries
  • 200 g of sugar
  • 80 g of isinglass
  • 700 g of water
  • 4 lemons

12. Strawberries with cream

Strawberries with cream
Strawberries with cream

One of the simplest and most delicious desserts, strawberries with cream are perfect at any time and are prepared in minutes!

Wash and cut the strawberries as you like and put them to macerate with a part of sugar and lemon in a bowl (if you want you can also add a small glass of limoncello type liqueur ). Apart, whip the cream with the remaining sugar, it must be firm but not too hard . Create your cups by alternating the macerated and drained strawberries with the whipped cream, then serve to the table.

Ingredients for strawberries with cream (6 people)
  • 250 ml of liquid fresh cream
  • 400 g of fresh strawberries
  • 60 g of sugar
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 shot of liqueur (optional)

13. Strawberry and chocolate tart

Strawberry and chocolate tart
Strawberry and chocolate tart

Greedy, indeed not very greedy and able to satisfy your desire for sweets, the chocolate and strawberry tart is the right answer for all chocolate lovers.

Prepare the cocoa shortbread by adding the brown and very tasty powder to the classic ingredients. Knead well and let the dough rest in the fridge for at least 30 minutes . Once the time has passed, take it out of the fridge and roll it out with a rolling pin to then line a cake pan of about 22 cm in diameter. Put in the oven at 180°C for 20-25 minutes for blind cooking (but remember to put small weights on the base like dried legumes)

While the cake is cooking, create the chocolate sauce by chopping the chocolate and adding it to the hot cream a little at a time until it has completely melted. Also add the butter to the sauce and continue to mix, then fill the cake with the cream and decorate as desired with the strawberries (washed and cut into pieces).

Chocolate and strawberry tart ingredients (8 people)
  • 310 g of 00 flour
  • 40 g of cocoa powder
  • 140 g of sugar
  • 160 g of butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 yolks
  • strawberries to taste
  • 312 g of dark chocolate
  • 125 g of liquid cream

14. Strawberry and cream cake

Strawberry and cream cake
Strawberry and cream cake

Excellent for a birthday and more, the strawberry and cream cake is easy to prepare and you will soon find out!

Prepare the sponge cake by beating the whole eggs with the sugar until they become light and frothy, add the lemon zest and the seeds of the vanilla pod. Add the previously sifted flour and starch and mix everything, being careful not to disassemble the eggs. Grease and flour a cake pan and pour the mixture into it, then cook in the oven at 180°C for about 20-30 minutes. Once cooked, let it cool, then cut it into 2 or 3 discs, being careful not to break it. Separately, whip the cream until stiff. Create the syrup for the cake by heating 1 glass of water with 2 tablespoons of sugar , the engraved vanilla pod and the remaining lemon zest. When it is smooth and homogeneous, take the berry and let it cool. Finally, wash and cut the strawberries (except for a few to be left whole for decoration) and sprinkle them with lemon juice.

Now proceed to the assembly by wetting the disks with the syrup and alternating a layer of strawberries with one of cream and then conclude by completely covering the dessert with whipped cream and decorating with whole fresh strawberries.

Ingredients for the cream and strawberry cake (for 8 people)
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 yolks
  • 150 g of sugar + 2 heaped tablespoons for the syrup
  • 90 g of 00 flour
  • 95 g of potato starch
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 vanilla pods
  • 500 ml of sweetened whipping cream
  • 500 g of strawberries

15. Strawberry Bavarian cream

Strawberry Bavarian
Strawberry Bavarian

Penultimate recipe of our "handbook of desserts with strawberries"? Strawberry Bavarian !

First of all, soak the gelatine in water for 10 minutes, then squeeze them and put them to dissolve in a saucepan with the milk . Put everything on the fire and when the gelatin sheets have melted, turn off the flame and set the saucepan aside. While the milk returns to temperature, wash and cut the stems of the strawberries and set aside 4 of the most beautiful ones whole. Blend the other strawberries with the addition of sugar to create a smooth puree. Separately, whip the cream with the icing sugar.

Now take a large bowl, pour in the blended strawberries, the warm milk with the gelatin and a third of the cream, stirring gently , being careful not to disassemble everything . In another two times, add all the cream and pour the Bavarian cream into single-portion glasses or moulds: let it harden in the fridge for about half a day.

Strawberry Bavarian cream ingredients (for 4 people)
  • 150ml of milk
  • 120 g of fresh cream
  • 400 g of strawberries
  • 50 g of icing sugar
  • 4 gelatin sheets
  • 100 g of granulated sugar

16. Strawberry cream

Strawberry custard
Strawberry custard

Finally we could not fail to delight you with a perfect dessert both to eat alone and to fill cakes and sweets … strawberry cream !

Wash, cut into pieces and blend the strawberries and keep them aside. In a saucepan, whisk the egg yolks with the sugar and the starch until you obtain a light and frothy mixture . Put the milk in another saucepan and bring it to the heat, just before it boils, add the strawberry sauce and mix until you have obtained a homogeneously colored liquid. At this point, turn off the heat and add the milk and strawberries little by little into the saucepan with the egg, sugar and starch mixture. Keep stirring so as not to create lumps and until you have combined all the liquid, then take the saucepan and put it on the heat, mix everything until it begins to thicken, creating the cream.

Put the strawberry custard in the fridge, once at room temperature, with cling film in contact and let it firm up for some more time before using it in your desserts or bringing it to the table.

Ingredients for strawberry cream (for 4 people)
  • 350 g of strawberries
  • 40 g of sugar
  • 200ml of milk
  • 2 yolks
  • 20 g of potato starch

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