6 Best Strawberry Recipes To Try This Summer

When I think ofsummer, I immediately think of strawberries. Yes, these days theytend to be available year round but in the summer they’re in seasonwhich means they’re extra sweet, extra fresh and extra juicy. It’sthe best time to add them into your breakfast, lunch, dinner,dessert, just add them to everything and then eat some extra ones onthe side. And in case you can’t think of strawberry based recipeson your own, we’ve compiled a list for you. Pick ones you likebest, try them, let us know what you think.

1. Strawberry Mousse

I hear the wordmousse and I’m already interested, add strawberries to it and it’smy dream food. This particular recipe takes less than 10 minutes tomake. Whip the heavy cream until it forms soft peaks and put it inthe fridge to chill a little. Take the rest of the ingredients andmix them in the blender until smooth. Now fold the mixture in withthe whipped cream and chill before serving. It’s that easy.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup strawberry jam
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 3 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar (optional)
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2. Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

We all know and lovechocolate chip cookies but these strawberry shortcake ones are sogood that once you try them you might be torn which ones are yourfavorite. To make these first of all, preheat the oven to 375F. Combine strawberries, lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of sugar. In aseparate bowl combine

Ingredients

  • 12 oz. strawberries, hulled and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup, plus 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • Coarse sugar, for sprinkling
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3. HomemadeStrawberry Poptarts

Store bought poptarts are a favorite treat amongst many. It reminds you of childhoodand it’s full of sugar, so we see the appeal. However, thesehomemade ones are even better. All you have to do is to combineflour, sugar, salt, butter, shortening in the food processor until itforms a coarse meal and then add water and process until it juststarts to hold together. Divide into 2 parts and refrigerate for halfan hour. In the meantime make the filling by combining cold waterwith cornstarch, add the jam and simmer until it thickens a bit. Rollout the dough, cut it up into equal pop tart shapes, add the filling,use the egg wash to stick the two sides together and brush some eggwash on top too. Bake for 30 minutes at 350F. Let them cool beforeserving.

Ingredients:

Pastry crust:

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2″ pieces (1 stick)
  • 6 tablespoons shortening
  • 6 tablespoons ice cold water
  • 1 large egg mixed with 2 tablespoons milk (eggwash to brush over the edges and top)

Filling:

  • 3/4 cup strawberry jam or your favorite flavor
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
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4. Strawberry AngelFood Lush

There’s a reasonthis is called angel food. It’s absolutely delicious and it’sactually easy to make. You just need some premade angel food cake,cut it into serving size squares and line a pan with it. Then makethe cream cheese layer by blending it with powdered sugar and somemilk. Spread over the cake. Then whip the heavy cream with somepowdered sugar and vanilla extract until it forms peaks, layer ontop. And finally mix the strawberries with glaze and layer on top.Refrigerate for a bit and you’re done.

Ingredients:

For the Cake

  • 14 ounces premade angel food cake

For the strawberrytopping

  • 1 16-ounce package fresh strawberries washed, tops removed and sliced thinly
  • 3/4 cup strawberry glaze

For the cream cheeselayer

  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup milk

For the WhippedCream

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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5. Strawberry Pie

Here’s the easieststrawberry pie recipe you’ll ever read yet it’s absolutelyscrumptious. We know you don’t always want to mess around with piecrusts, so just get a premade one and bake it according toinstructions. To make the filling combine sugar and water and stir onmedium heat until it dissolves, ass the cornstarch and keep whiskinguntil the mixture turns somewhat clear, make sure there are no lumps.Remove from heat and mix in the jello until it dissolves, and finallyadd the strawberries. Let it cool and pour into the pie crust.Refrigerate for a couple of hours.

Ingredients:

  • 1 9 ” frozen pie crust baked
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 lb strawberries sliced
  • 1 3 oz pkg strawberry jello
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6. Detox Strawberry Chicken Salad

We’ve given youquite a few dessert options but here’s a healthy salad that you canhave for lunch or dinner on any given day. You know it’s reallyhealthy when you make your own dressing and this honey mustard one isabsolutely yummy. Since it’s a salad you know it’s easy to make.Just grill some chicken, cut it up into pieces, mix together thesauce, assemble all the other ingredients in a bowl and drizzle withthe dressing. A delicious and nutritious meal is ready.

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz boneless skinless chicken breast
  • salt & pepper to season
  • 6 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/3 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup mandarin oranges
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions

Honey DijonDressing:

  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry basil
  • salt & pepper to taste
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