Bottle the essence of early summer, and it would taste of strawberries. Mmmm, that sweet, juicy plumpness – there’s nothing like your first bite of an in-season British strawberry. No wonder they’re the nation’s favourite berry
From whole fruit to the most delicious homemade strawberry jam in minutes, see how easy it is to make with our video.
If you thought strawberries couldn’t be improved upon, how about pairing them with pancakes, and caramel sauce? Try this recipe from Sainsbury’s Magazine
Dessert goes micro with these lime and strawberry pudding shots . Ready in 30 minutes they make the perfect dinner party sweet course, crowned with a few plump and juicy British strawberries to finish.
A cheeky take on the classic Victoria sponge, this cake sports a mouth watering 3 layers. Baked loaf-style, this tempting treat is piled high with lemon curd-flavoured double cream and fresh strawberries.
Finished with a creamy, white chocolate topping, these British berry jellies make the most of summer’s strawberries. Give these jellies a boozy edge and add a splash of rosé wine.
Impressive as it looks, cheesecakes don’t get much easier to make than this. British strawberries are the star of the show, found hidden inside this loaf tin cheesecake, and perched on top of it too.
If there’s one classic summer pudding, it’s got to be Eton mess. That sumptuous mix of cream, meringue and strawberries makes it the perfect summer pud: light, creamy, luxurious and fruity, all at the same time. The ultimate strawberries and cream dessert combo.
What do you do with a glut of summer berries? Rustle up these sweet little jam tarts, that’s what. A great way of using up jam too, they make a tasty addition to alfresco afternoon teas.
No summer pudding would be complete without some ruby red strawberries spilling out of its fruit-filled centre. Serve with ice cream for a cooling summer twist with a few extra strawberries on the side.
Match strawberries with raspberries in these cute little puds, topped with a ginger-spiked batter. Bake in ramekins for 30 minutes and serve with cream, ice cream or a light vanilla laced custard.