Easy Strawberry Desserts

February 27th, 2019 by Desiree Smith

February 27 is National Strawberry Day! These heart-shaped red berries are the perfect bridge between the red-themed desserts of Valentine’s Day and the beginning of the end of winter. Thoughts of warmer weather naturally lead to thoughts of crisp, delicious summer desserts. We’ve assembled a list of simple strawberry recipes that are easy to make. These delightful desserts use fresh strawberries and strawberry jam for that sweet taste of sunshine, making you feel warmer just thinking about them!

Chocolate and Strawberry Dessert Quesadillas

Quesadillas are easy enough for beginners, and our dessert version marries the delicious tastes of cream cheese, chocolate hazelnut spread and fresh strawberries for a simple dessert with a sophisticated taste.

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Milkshakes

For a dessert you can drink, try our chocolate-covered strawberry milkshakes. Strawberry ice cream, chocolate-covered strawberries and an optional mini donut garnish make an easy recipe into a berry special one.

Strawberries and Crème Crepe Cake

This impressive treat is as easy as stacking and filling, and it makes a beautiful dessert or breakfast offering. Airy crepes alternate with strawberry jam-flavored cream cheese for a flavor that stacks up to any fancy restaurant.

Strawberry Buttercream Icing

What’s a quick and easy way to add the decadent taste of fresh strawberries to any store-bought or homemade treat? Use our homemade strawberry buttercream. Its whipped texture and distinctive pink will instantly dress up your cakes, cupcakes or cookies.

Strawberry-Raspberry Slab Pie

If pies are what you love to bake (and eat), this slab pie is filled with fresh strawberries, raspberries and just a touch of orange zest to deliver sophisticated flavors that can easily be baked in a jelly roll pan.

Strawberry Mini Cake Donuts

Confectioners’ sugar is blended with strawberry puree and poured over buttermilk donuts with just a hint of nutmeg for strawberry mini donuts that pack a lot of flavor but are small enough for little hands.

Strawberry Shortcake Mini Stacks

This centuries-old classic gets an update, with airy shortcake baked in square shapes that make for a modern shape that’s great for individual servings. Shortcake is everything a dessert should be: simple, quick and delicious.

No-Bake Strawberry Lemonade Cheesecake

No oven? No problem! All you need for this delicious strawberry lemonade cheesecake is a blender, your refrigerator, and a taste for tart and sweet. This summery spin on a classic is a standout addition to any potluck or picnic.

Thank you berry much for reading all the way down our list of sweet strawberry treats. Try one out and comment below or tag us on Instagram @Wiltoncakes.

Desiree Smith Desiree is the Public Relations Manager at Wilton. She spends her days monitoring media opportunities, working with newspaper, magazine and television contacts, collaborating with bloggers and handling a variety of other odds and ends. Desiree has a degree in journalism and experience writing for newspapers and television. Outside of Wilton, she enjoys running and planning outings with friends.

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