3 Refreshing Strawberry Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Strawberries are in seasonal delight many homesteaders make a part of their gardens and they also make for the perfect ingredient in many delectable desserts. From classic strawberry shortcake to a refreshing strawberry sorbet, there are many different ways to incorporate this juicy fruit into your desserts.

Strawberry Recipes

Whether you’re entertaining guests or just looking to satisfy your sweet tooth, these three easy and fresh strawberry dessert recipes are sure to please. Let’s dive in and explore how to create some of the most delicious and simple strawberry desserts that will have you coming back for seconds.

Strawberry Shortcake


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, cold and cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
  • Whipped cream, for topping


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • Add the cold butter and use a pastry cutter or your fingers to cut the butter into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, egg, and vanilla extract. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  • Pour the batter into a greased 8-inch square baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Once cooled, top with sliced strawberries and whipped cream.

Strawberry Yogurt Parfait


  • 2 cups plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1/2 cup granola


  • In a large bowl, mix together the Greek yogurt and honey.
  • In a separate bowl, toss the sliced strawberries with a drizzle of honey.
  • Layer the yogurt mixture, strawberries, and granola in a serving dish or individual glasses.
  • Repeat the layering until all ingredients are used up.
  • Chill in the fridge for 10-15 minutes before serving.

Strawberry Sorbet


  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  • In a small saucepan, combine the chopped strawberries, sugar, and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let cool for a few minutes.
  • Pour the mixture into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  • Add the lemon juice and blend again.
  • Pour the mixture into a container and freeze for 4-6 hours, stirring every hour or so to prevent it from getting too icy.
  • Once frozen, serve in bowls and enjoy your homemade strawberry sorbet!

These three simple strawberry dessert recipes are perfect for any occasion. Not only are they quick and easy to make, but they’re also refreshing and bursting with sweet, juicy flavors. Whether you prefer a classic strawberry shortcake, a healthy strawberry yogurt parfait, or a smooth and creamy strawberry sorbet, there’s a recipe here for everyone. With these recipes in hand, you can indulge in the sweetness of strawberries throughout the year. So why not try them out and treat yourself and your loved ones to these delicious and fresh strawberry desserts?


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