Wimbledon Winners: 10 Tantalising Strawberry Recipes
Wimbledon doesn’t just spell the beginning of a rigorous season of great, gripping tennis, it also means the age old classic: strawberries and cream! But there are far more exciting recipes involving strawberries that you can indulge in this summer.
We have searched high and low to find some of the most unusual and delectable ways to get the most out of this versatile red fruit. From punchy risottos to refreshing salads, which recipe will you be making first?
Homemade Strawberry Lemonade
Ahhhh, summer. Nothing quite beats a full glass of refreshing, chilled, and tangy lemonade fresh from your fridge. But what if your lemonade could pack more of a strawberry based punch? This strawberry lemonade recipe from Damn Delicious is the perfect way to make your summer drinks more exciting.
For the days where you’re looking for a light bite to eat for lunch, try this strawberry, basil and goats cheese panini from Cookie and Kate. The tangy goats cheese compliments the warm strawberries perfectly and it won’t take you long to make this tantalising, tasty sandwich.
Strawberry Shortcake Kebabs
When the sun is shining, burgers, hot dogs, and loads of vegetables are barbeque regulars- but what about dessert? Forget the meat; try using wooden barbeque skewers to make a sweet treat instead. These strawberry shortcake kebabs were made by From Away and take the traditional strawberry shortcake to new heights.
Strawberry Lemon Custard Trifle
British summertime calls for a big, bulky trifle packed with fruit. But if you’re looking for ways to jazz up your usual trifle, this strawberry lemon custard trifle recipe from Boulder Locavore is a light, creamy, and dreamy dessert that can be enjoyed by all the family. The edible flowers are an added novelty too!
Chilled Strawberry and Coconut Soup
The taste of summer differs from person to person, but this chilled strawberry coconut soup from Carlsbad Cravings is bound to awaken your taste buds and give them a sensory experience they’ll never forget. And unlike normal soup, this dish will cool you down instead of keep you warm! - Got some left over? You can even refrigerate the rest to enjoy another day.
Strawberry and Rhubarb French Toast
When it comes to breakfast, it doesn’t have to stop at toast topped with strawberry jam. Stuffed French toast is not just filled with delicious things, it’s bursting with toppings on the outside as well. If you’re looking for a tasty, sweet way to start the day but don’t have the energy to make pancakes, this strawberry and rhubarb stuffed French toast from Completely Delicious is for you.
Homemade Strawberry Nutri-Grain Bars
We know that getting the kids to eat their daily intake of fruit and vegetables can be tough when competing with sugary treats. These homemade strawberry Nutri-Grain bars from Half Baked Harvest are the perfect summery snack that the kids will love. Made with real strawberries and oatmeal, these bars are ideal for packed lunches or a healthy compromise when the kids are hankering for a sweet treat.
Strawberries? Risotto? Yes, you did read that correctly. If there was anyone who was capable of combining strawberries with this Italian classic, it’s Italian born Manu of Manu’s Kitchen. Whilst this strawberry risotto may sound sweet, it instead stays true to its savoury risotto roots and should be eaten as a main, not a dessert. Delectable and delicious, this pretty dish is bound to impress your dinner party guests.
Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Ice cream Cake
When your inner temperature is rising as much as it has outside, it’s tempting to reach to your freezer for a refreshing, cold ice cream. But why not incorporate ice cream into your pudding? This chocolate covered strawberry ice cream cake from Handle the Heat is decadent without being too heavy – ideal for summer evenings and the perfect pudding to compliment a barbeque.
Roasted Strawberry and Asparagus Salad
If you’re craving something a bit healthier, nothing feels better than a big healthy bowl of crisp salad. Packed with spinach, strawberries, and asparagus, not only does this roasted strawberry and asparagus salad from Floating Kitchen put the traditional lettuce to shame, you can even make a dressing from the leftover juices from roasting the strawberries.
Now that we’ve given you some fruity food for thought, there hasn’t been a better time to try these alternative strawberry recipes.
But don’t just wait for Wimbledon to have an excuse to make these recipes; you can give them a go whenever you’re in the mood for something new.
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