You know that summer is finally here when those red beauties appear. That’s right; we’re talking about strawberries. Here are three strawberry recipes to celebrate the strawberry season in the best ways.
Strawberry Snacking Cake
Cake, strawberries, and snacks all in the same recipe? Sign us up! This recipe uses a whopping eight ounces of strawberries that are soaked in sugar before being placed over the top of a lemon-zest sponge. The lemon goodness teamed with the sweetness of the strawberries is the perfect way to welcome your tastebuds to summer. Just remember the strawberries might sink and shrink a little when they are baked.
Strawberry Eton Mess
Eton mess is a pretty simple recipe that has some delicious results. All you need to do is toss some strawberries with sugar before heating them a little over a pan of boiling water. Let them cool while you busy yourself whisking thick cream into soft peaks. Layer cream, crumbled meringues, and strawberries until you have a bowl of strawberry goodness.
Cucumber And Strawberry Ice Pops
If you want a refreshing treat, then why not make some cucumber and strawberry ice pops for the summer? Simply blend together frozen strawberries, peeled cucumber, lime juice, sugar, and lime zest. As soon as you have a smooth consistency, you’re ready to add to your ice pop mold and add to the freezer. Be sure to remember the popsicle sticks, and it won’t be long before you have a refreshing way to cool down this summer.
Strawberry season is in full swing as the delicious berries grace us for another year. While they taste great on their own, they can also be the perfect addition to many recipes. Sweet, succulent, and full of flavor, it can be tough to go wrong when you have strawberries by your side in the kitchen.