When strawberries come into season, they are wonderfully sweet and juicy; perfect for adding to your homemade desserts for a naturally fruity flavour. Here, we’ve gathered together a selection of our favourite strawberry recipes, from cakes and tarts, to crumble, cheesecakes and homemade jams. You’ll find cooling homemade ice-cream and frozen yoghurt recipes, plus mousse, dessert pizzas and little almond friands. Take a flick through for some weekend baking inspiration.
Strawberry halva pudding
This gorgeous strawberry halva mousse is naturally sweet and fluffy, combining juicy strawberries and nutty tahini to create a healthy dessert or mid-morning snack.
Mini strawberry friands
Bite sized morsels of strawberry and almond goodness.
Strawberry jelly slice
We used honey snap biscuits and freshly made strawberry jelly for this old-school jelly slice.
Apple and strawberry crumble
Fill your kitchen with the smell of this fabulous dessert.
Banana berry breakfast sorbet
This ruby red bowl of lusciousness is brimming with good things – from an assortment of healthy fruit, to chia seeds packed with omega-3s.
Strawberry pop tarts
You’ll go crazy for these adorable tarts filled with sweet strawberry mixture.
Home-made strawberry jam is simply the best. Make it at the height of the season, when the berries are cheap and plentiful.
Black pepper panna cotta with strawberry and basil granita
You’ll love the flavour and texture combination of this creamy dessert with a frozen granita topping.
The-night-before Christmas ice-cream cake
Cool down Christmas Day with this frozen treat.
Melt-and-mix strawberry yoghurt cake
Try this easy melt-and-mix cake for your next afternoon tea.
Very berry tiramisu
The classic Italian favourite with a berry good twist.
Strawberry and passionfruit frangipane cake
Sprinkle coconut flakes as a finishing touch to this delectable strawberry and passionfruit frangipane cake topped with orange liqueur strawberries.
Strawberries & cream shortcake
This spectacular layer cake is sure to impress.
Rhubarb and strawberry sponge puddings
This delicious winter pudding comes with a gorgeous sweet-yet-tart layer of stewed rhubarb and strawberries covered by a moist sponge topping.
Baked strawberry cheesecake
You can’t go wrong with a classic cheesecake and our delicious strawberry baked recipe is the perfect pick. Serve it topped with cream and fresh strawberries for a stunning centrepiece.
Strawberry mousse cake
With a rosy pink filling sandwiched between layers of light sponge, this strawberry mousse cake is visually stunning. It’s also deceptively easy to make and assemble. Yes, the store bought sponge has a place in the Australian Women’s Weekly Test Kitchen!
Chocolate strawberry tart
Rich chocolate tart topped with luscious fresh strawberries makes a fabulous dessert or afternoon tea treat.
Strawberry jelly cakes
These pretty little morsels combine the flavours of strawberry and coconut for a wonderful teatime treat that can be devoured in two bites.
Strawberries and cream sponge layer cake
A light and fluffy strawberries and cream sponge cake with visually stunning layers.
Gluten-free strawberry bliss bomb pizzas
Rhubarb and strawberry jam
Spreads tastes so much sweeter when you’ve made them yourself with less preservatives and more of the good stuff like quality rhubarb and strawberries.
White chocolate and strawberry cheesecake
If you’re talking about perfect flavour combinations, white chocolate and strawberry has to be pretty high on the list, and never more so than when combined to make a fabulous cheesecake!
Dairy free almond and sticky strawberry ice-cream
Indulge in this sweet and sticky almond and sticky strawberry ice-cream! Delicious, dairy-free and full of natural ingredients – this is an ice-cream you can feel good about eating!
Strawberry and raspberry white chocolate cheesecake
Showcase those gorgeous summer berries with this fresh and creamy cheesecake.
Almond and strawberry friands
Apple, strawberry and rosemary crumble
The beauty of the crumble is in its rustic look. There’s no need to take too much care with the crumble topping, whichever way you toss it onto the delicious fruit, it will brown up and look so good when running with rivers of cream.
Passionfruit and strawberry cheesecake
Fruity and fabulous, this cheesecake is perfect for picnics, parties or just dessert.
These berrylicious fluffy shortcakes present like scones with cream in a glass. Whip them up for a crowd-pleasing dessert.
Strawberry halva mousse
This gorgeous strawberry halva mousse is naturally sweet and fluffy, combining juicy strawberries and nutty tahini to create a perfect healthy dessert or mid-morning snack.
Strawberry bliss scones
Sweet and delicate, these strawberry scones are the perfect treat for morning or afternoon tea. Enjoy warm with a dollop of jam and cream.
Strawberries and cream white chocolate roulade
The combination of sweet, light sponge cake with a creamy white chocolate and strawberry filling is utterly irresistible. Cut yourself a slice and enjoy with a pot of tea for morning or afternoon tea.
Gluten-free strawberries and cream layer cake
The classic combination of strawberries and cream, and the goodness of gluten-free. A delicious dessert or sweet treat everyone can enjoy!
Strawberry and lemon curd tart
Raspberry, yoghurt and strawberry terrine with berry and mint salad
Refreshing raspberry, yoghurt and strawberry terrine with a sweet berry and fresh mint salad – a show-stopping dessert for your next dinner party!
There’s nothing like the flavour of home-made jams and preserves. This strawberry conserve recipe uses lemon pips to help with setting, and lemon juice to add piquancy. Delicious.
This strawberry tiramisu recipe is a boon for anyone who doesn’t enjoy the taste of coffee. Layers of sponge fingers, mascarpone and strawberry sauce. Divine.
Strawberry cheesecake pops
Featured in The Australian Women’s Weekly’s Best-Ever Kids Cakes cookbook, these cute cake pops have put a fun twist on a classic strawberry cheesecake. Sweet and easy to eat, kids will love this adorable addition to their birthday party snacks!
Strawberry French macarons
A light touch is required to make these strawberry french macarons. Don’t be tempted to use more strawberry puree than required or you will alter the texture of the batter. Trust us, the result is worth it.
Strawberry custard slice
This quick, wholesome and fruity porridge, sprinkled with cinnamon sugar, will warm you into a new day.