Strawberry Dessert Ideas For Any Occasion

Jill Caren

Strawberries offer so many delicious dessert options. Whether fresh or frozen, from ice cream to shortcake, there is a sweet fruity dessert for everyone.

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Get ready to indulge in the sweet, juicy goodness of strawberries with these mouthwatering dessert recipes! As one of the most popular and beloved fruits, strawberries are not only delicious but also packed with nutrients.

According to the USDA, strawberries are in season during the spring and summer months so choose those fresh berries when you can! Whether you’re craving a luscious strawberry shortcake, a fruity crumble, or a fruity cookie – below are some recipes to fill that craving.

French Strawberry Cake

french strawberry cake from whisking wolf
Whisking Wolf

The beauty of this cake from Whisking Wolf is the simplicity of it. This dreamy strawberry cake features custard and cake blended together to make a texture you will love. The cake features fresh strawberries throughout and a crackled sugar topping that is a perfect texture to offset the creamy center.

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

strawberry rhubarb pie slice on a plate
An Expression of Food

A timeless pie filled with a delicious blend of rhubarb and strawberries from An Expression of Food. This recipe can be made all year round, but those ripe summer strawberries will elevate the flavors of the pie. Use a pre-made pie crust – or make your own, but get ready, because guests will definitely want more of this delicious pie.

Strawberry Donuts

strawberry donuts on a baking rack
The Picky Eater

Get your Homer Simpson on with these strawberry donuts from The Picky Eater. Use fresh strawberries when you can, but frozen works too. These donuts are baked and result in a fluffy light donut that your family will devour. You never know, maybe someone will say your donut is one of the greatest donuts they have ever had!

Strawberry Pound Cake with Strawberry Glaze

strawberry pound cake on a plate with fresh strawberries
Britney Breaks Bread

An easy to make bundt cake from Britney Breaks Bread features featuring all the flavors of strawberry you can want. Not only will you use fresh strawberries, but strawberry emulsion. The emulsion is a water based flavoring that delivers an extra punch of the sweet goodness of a strawberry.

Strawberry Lemonade Shortbread Cookies

strawberry lemonade shortbread cookies on a tray
The Heirloom Pantry

This recipe from The Heirloom Pantry is sure to be a summer favorite. Homemade shortbread cookies are dipped in a fresh lemonade glaze. The topping is a freeze-dried strawberry powder giving this cookie a perfect balance of sweet and tart.

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

slice of strawberry pretzel salad on a plate
The Cookin Chicks

This one is for those that love the mix of sweet and salty. The Cookin Chicks recipe for this strawberry pretzel salad is a classic treat that is perfect for any summer event. A pretzel crust is the unique base. Then you will layer cream cheese and a strawberry Jell-O topping mixed with fresh strawberries on top. These flavors and textures make this dessert a unique one.

Vegan Chocolate Strawberry Fudge Cake

vegan chocolate strawberry cake slice and full cake
Earthly Provisions

Vegans can rejoice and drool over this amazing recipe from Earthly Provisions. An easy to make recipe with some of the most basic of ingredients and a beautiful look. The chocolate cake is layered with a deep fudgey chocolate ganache mixed with strawberries. The topping is a chocolate whipped cream and fresh strawberries.

Strawberry Icebox Cake

strawberry icebox cate being sliced and served
Slow Roasted Italian

This strawberry icebox cake from the Slow Roasted Italian is a perfect dessert for those hot summer days. Layers of fresh summer strawberries, vanilla whipped cream and graham crackers give this dessert lots of flavor and texture. A perfect no-bake dessert for your barbecue.

Strawberry Matcha Chocolate Bark

strawberry matcha chocolate bark cut into pieces
Oh How Civilized

An elevated chocolate treat from Oh How Civilized featuring flavors that are drool-worthy. This delicious recipe features white chocolate, salt, matcha and freeze-dried strawberries. It is important to choose the right matcha for this recipe as that will impact the flavor.

Strawberry Applesauce

strawberry applesauce in a jar
Magical Slow Cooker

A perfect treat for any time of day. This strawberry applesauce recipe from The Magical Slow Cooker is a versatile treat. Use it as a snack or as part of your breakfast routine. But, don’t forget the dessert options! Drizzle it over a pound or bundt cake or even top off your favorite ice cream with some whipped cream.

Strawberry Layered Cake

strawberry layer cake on a plate
The Frozen Biscuit

When you need something that is not only delicious, but breathtaking, this is the cake. This strawberry layered cake from The Frozen Biscuit can be made as high or low as you wish. Strawberry flavored cake is layered with cream cheese buttercream frosting and a strawberry filling. Top it off with fresh strawberries and you have a stunning cake for any occasion.

Strawberry Madeleines

strawberry madeleine cookies
Adore Foods

A light and airy French cookie with a twist. These strawberry madeleines from Adore Foods kick up this popular cookie with the addition of fresh strawberry and some powdered sugar.

Strawberry White Chocolate Pie

strawberry white chocolate pie
cookin chicks

This dessert from The Cookin Chicks will be a perfect picnic or barbecue dessert that everyone will love. A graham crust is a perfect setting for the light and fluffy cream cheese and white chocolate center. Layers of sliced strawberries and a drizzle of white chocolate will set off a perfect flavor sensation.

Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake

strawberry shortcake cheesecake slice on a plate
All Things Mamma

A classic cheesecake with a twist. This recipe from All Things Mamma offers a unique take on cheesecake with this strawberry version. No-bake white chocolate cheesecake is the star and is layered between a graham cracker crust. A homemade strawberry cake frosting and a crumble of wafer cookie elevates the flavors and texture.

Strawberry Vanilla Swiss Roll

vanilla strawberry swiss roll ready to serve on a plate
Pastry Wishes

A unique dessert from Pastry Wishes that might take you back in time. Swiss rolls were a Little Debbie favorite, but this recipe takes it in a new direction. It is easy to make and works for all occasions. Layers of creamy goodness and strawberries are rolled into a beautiful display then dusted with powdered sugar. Add a few fresh strawberries and you have a dessert everyone will love.

Strawberry Crunch Cupcakes

strawberry crunch cupcakes in a row
How To Make Rice Crispy Treats

A recipe from How To Make Rice Crispy Treats that will satisfy all the cravings. The strawberry crunch topping is a perfect complement to the soft vanilla cake and creamy frosting. Add in fresh strawberries to the cake and you will have a burst of flavors and textures.

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

strawberries stuffed with cream cheese with chocolate drizzle and graham cracker dust
Masala and Chai

Looking for a lighter dessert option that can be easily eaten? These cheesecake stuffed strawberries from Masala & Chai are a perfect option. A no-bake recipe that features creamy cheesecake filling stuffed into a strawberry. The outside of the strawberry is drizzled with chocolate and graham cracker crust.

Strawberry Ice Cream Cake

strawberry ice cream cake slice on a plate
Officially Gluten Free

A gluten free cake from Officially Gluten Free that features ice cream for those hot summer nights. Layers of strawberry and vanilla ice cream mixed between a layer of chocolate cookie crumbles and fudge make this a wonderful texture of flavors. For the ultimate dessert, instead of store bought ice cream you can try and make your own.

Strawberry Crumble

strawberry crumble in dish being dished out
Carrots and Cookies

Fresh strawberries are the star in this dessert from Carrots and Cookies. This strawberry crumble is a healthier option with its simple ingredients. oats, walnuts, whole wheat flour and maple syrup are the main ingredients – simple and clean. Add some vanilla ice cream and whipped cream for a complete dessert that everyone will love.

Strawberry Tiramisu

slice of strawberry tiramisu
Falasteeni Foodie

Change out those traditional tiramisu flavors with something fresh and summery. This strawberry tiramisu recipe from Falasteeni Foodie is a no-bake dessert with layers of ladyfingers, mascarpone, strawberries and whipped cream. A fresh sweet twist on a dessert favorite.

Prepare to Drool With These 28 Fruit Filled Desserts

strawberry lemon bars
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Looking for other desserts with even more fruit? These desserts offer fruits of all kinds in an array of dessert formats that are perfect for summertime – or anytime.

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