So there really is a ‘Day’ for every type of food or bake. You just have to Google it 🙂 So in honour of STRAWBERRY DAY I have listed below all the recipes involving strawberries in some way. Further down, I have also added some recipes with other fruits, that would work well with strawberries as a substitution.
Not Just A Summer Fruit
Contrary to common believe, strawberries are not a summer fruit. With there being over 100 species and subspecies, as well as being in season at different times, in different cities and countries, they are in season longer than we think.
Try my fruit covered Genoise cream cake, that is so simple to make. Make a smaller or taller cake & decorate how you wish.
STRAWBERRY VICTORIA SANDWICH CAKE
This recipe has a raspberry jam swirl through the sponge, but you could easily use strawberry jam and decorate with fresh strawberries and cream like in the photo.
There is also a cupcake version – go to Raspberry Ripple cupcake recipe
SERVED WITH BRITISH SCONES
Here’s my popular Scones recipe, made by Diana, and served with strawberries as well as strawberry jam.
STRAWBERRY PUREE & STRAWBERRY BUTTERCREAM
This is my friend Robyn’s recipe for making your own strawberry puree which you can then make into a strawberry buttercream. Here she paired it with the same chocolate layer cake, and added fresh strawberries as decoration.
CROWN LAYERED PAVLOVA
Here’s a recipe Diana tried with meringue, fresh cream and strawberries.
EASY STRAWBERRY MOUSSE
Try this old rationing style recipe for a light strawberry mousse. Can easily be made vegetarian with veggie jelly. See below, where I made in glass ramekin dishes.
GENOISE SPONGE LAYER CAKE WITH FRESH CREAM SUMMER FRUITS
Here Diana used my recipe to make a basic Genoise sponge cake & decorated with fresh cream and summer fruits.
See below the video of how to make the Genoise sponge –
PROPER GOOEY CHOCOLATE BROWNIES
Here Diana stacked my brownie recipe into a cake and took it up a notch by dipping strawberries in chocolate as decoration.
SERVING WITH STRAWBERRIES
Our Diana loves strawberries, so much that they often feature in her pics of her bakes. Here are some examples of what paired nicely.
Mini Gingerbread Bundt Cakes, Mini Victoria Sandwich Cakes , Strawberry Daiquiri Cheesecake & Strawberry Meringue Gateu.
FRUIT JAM RECIPES THAT CAN BE USED WITH STRAWBERRY TOO
Some more recipes – Raspberry Jam Sponge Squares, Coconut Paradise Slices, or Flour-Free Chocolate Swiss (Jelly) Roll. Or use my Plum Jam recipe using strawberries instead. Try my Individual Chocolate Tarts, below.
OTHER STRAWBERRY RECIPES FROM FELLOW FOOD DEVELOPERS
Here are some recipes developed or tested by two of my friends & fellow food bloggers – Sally Newton @ Bewitching Kitchen & Tanya Clark Ott @ Global Bakes. You might recognise them, as they both were bakers on 2019’s series/season of The Great American Baking Show Holiday Edition. Here are some of their recipes on their websites.
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