Enjoy the best of summer berries with this collection of easy strawberry dessert recipes! Strawberry season brings juicy, sweet strawberries that are perfect in all kinds of strawberry recipes, like strawberry shortcake, strawberry crumble, strawberry pie, strawberry ice cream, and so much more. 

What if you don’t have fresh strawberries? We’ve included recipes that work with frozen strawberries or freeze-dried strawberries, too! So grab your berries and a few other simple ingredients, and try one of these favorite strawberry dessert recipes today. 

Easy Summer Strawberry Dessert Recipes

Top view of a decorated Strawberry Swirl Bundt Cake.

Strawberry Swirl Bundt Cake

Looking for the perfect bundt cake? Try this Strawberry Swirl Bundt Cake – a moist vanilla cake with a strawberry jam swirl inside, topped with ripe strawberries and beautiful buttercream flowers! 
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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Strawberry rhubarb pie is a summertime classic! A flaky, buttery crust is filled with the perfect combination of sweet, juicy strawberries and tart rhubarb. This pie is sure to be your new family favorite.
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Overhead shot of a baked strawberry rhubarb pie with a lattice crust top.
Close-up of Strawberry Crisp with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.

Strawberry Crisp

This easy homemade Strawberry Crisp is a fantastic way to enjoy fresh strawberries. Top it with a scoop of ice cream for the perfect summer strawberry dessert.
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No-Churn Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream

This strawberry shortcake ice cream is one of the easiest strawberry desserts! It's a simple recipe with only a few ingredients, but it's packed with fresh flavor from juicy strawberries and buttery pound cake. The best thing is you don't need any special equipment to make this delicious and easy homemade ice cream. 
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Top view of scooped No-Churn Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream in a waffle cone with strawberries in the background.
Front view of a Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcake.

Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcake

This Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcake is moist, flavorful, and bursting with peak-season strawberries! It has an amazing balance between the tanginess of the buttermilk and the sweetness of the white chocolate!
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Strawberry Rose Tarts

These mini Strawberry Rose Tarts are beautiful, romantic, and a great way to showcase the sweetness of strawberries. A crunchy pistachio shortbread crust is filled with delicious strawberry-rose cream, and topped with sliced strawberries in the shape of a rose.
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Close-up of a mini tart with a strawberry rose decoration on top.
Close up of half of a Strawberry Lemonade Ice Cream Pie.

Strawberry Lemonade Ice Cream Pie

This Strawberry Lemonade Ice Cream Pie is an easy summer dessert the whole family will love! It’s a big hit with everyone because it's wonderfully fruity, refreshingly tangy, and simple to throw together using just a few ingredients!
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Strawberry Sauce

This homemade strawberry sauce couldn’t be easier–or more delicious! This recipe uses just 3 basic ingredients, and is bursting with fresh strawberry flavor, and is perfect on cheesecake, pound cake, ice cream, and much more!
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Glass jar of Strawberry Sauce with blue spoon sticking out.
Close-up of mini cake with pink strawberry buttercream, a chocolate drip, and a large chocolate strawberry on top.

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Mini Cakes

Nothing says love like one of these mini cakes! They reinterpret the flavors of chocolate-covered strawberries with moist chocolate cake, fresh strawberry buttercream, drippy chocolate ganache, and a gorgeous chocolate-dipped strawberry on top.
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Strawberries and Cream Layer Cake

This strawberry cake recipe looks like a dream and tastes like spring! We love the double dose of strawberry flavor from the strawberry cake and the fresh sugary strawberries between the layers.
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Strawberries and Cream Layer Cake on a pink cake stand with roses in the background.
Close up of cupcake frosted with strawberry buttercream in a pink cupcake liner.

Strawberry Buttercream

This Strawberry Buttercream is incredible! With a smooth, creamy texture and bright fresh strawberry flavor, it's going to be your new favorite frosting to put on everything!
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Strawberry-Dusted Shortbread Stars

Strawberry-Dusted Shortbread Stars are deliciously crunchy with a pure pop of strawberry flavor from freeze-dried strawberries. These cookies totally satisfy any sweet tooth.
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Star-shaped cookies dipped in white chocolate, some dusted with freeze-dried strawberry powder.
Close up of strawberry shortcake topped with sliced strawberries and whipped cream.

Grown-Up Strawberry Shortcake

Classic strawberry shortcake never goes out of style. Our easy strawberry shortcake recipe features buttery shortcakes, billowy whipped cream, and juicy fresh berries with a dash of balsamic vinegar.
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Lavender Pound Cake with Strawberry Glaze

Lavender Pound Cake with Strawberry Glaze is a simple dessert with not-so-simple flavors! You'll love this tender, golden lavender pound cake topped with a strawberry-vanilla bean glaze.
(via Live To Sweet)
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A loaf of lavender pound cake covered with strawberry glaze and fresh strawberries.
Japanese shortcake on white platter with fresh sliced strawberries on top and around the sides.

Japanese Strawberry Shortcake

Incredibly fluffy and light Japanese strawberry shortcake made with fresh strawberries and whipped cream. This delicate and delicious strawberry dream dessert is perfect for all kinds of parties and celebrations.
(via SugarYums)
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Strawberry Mini Pavlova

Strawberry Mini Pavlovas are soft and pillowy on the inside, and topped with strawberries for a beautiful, sophisticated dessert.
(via Flavor Mosaic)
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A strawberry mini pavlova on a white cutting board with fresh strawberries and a wooden board in the background.
A small bowl of strawberry dump cake with a spoon and another bowl in the background.

Strawberry Dump Cake

A quick, easy dessert with amazing flavors, this dump cake recipe is a must-bake when berry season hits. A spoonful of whipped cream or cool whip on top makes it the perfect dessert.
(via Vintage Kitchen Notes)
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Strawberry Lasagna

Strawberry Lasagna, also known as a strawberry icebox cake, is a layered no-bake dessert with four distinct layers: cookie crust, cheesecake cream, strawberry cream, and whipped cream.
(via Food Folks and Fun)
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A slice of strawberry lasagna on a small, round, white plate with fresh strawberries in the background.
Five honeyed strawberry and mascarpone tartlets on a white background with lemon zest sprinkled around.

Strawberry Mascarpone Tartlets

This Strawberry Mascarpone Tartlets recipe is the best summer dessert! It's made with puff pastry topped with strawberries, cream, and honey.
(via The Rustic Foodie)
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Strawberry Thyme Blondies

Strawberry Thyme Blondies are a dream combination of textures and flavors! The brown-butter blondies are topped with a strawberry-thyme mascarpone mousse. They are *almost* too pretty to eat!
(via Live to Sweet)
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A small white, round, plate with a strawberry thyme blondie next to a fresh strawberry cut in half.
Three strawberry oatmeal bars stacked on top of each other with a few fresh strawberries in the background.

Easy Strawberry Oatmeal Bars

These Strawberry Crumb bars are a sweet, fruity dessert, perfect for sharing! Fresh Strawberries are the star, supported by layers of crunchy, buttery, and sugary oats.
(via Little Sunny Kitchen)
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Fresh Strawberry Pie

This Fresh Strawberry Pie with Amaretto features an amaretto strawberry pie filling and is topped with almond-flavored whipped cream!
(via Cooking with Mamma C)
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Close-up of fresh strawberry pie in blue-rimmed ceramic pie plate.
Six mini strawberry cheesecakes with fresh strawberries scattered on a round white plate.

Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes

These mini strawberry cheesecakes are made with a graham cracker crust and an easy and creamy cheesecake filling, then topped with homemade strawberry topping.
(via Rich and Delish)
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  1. What a delicious roundup… perfect for summer! Can’t wait to try the strawberry ice cream pie!

  2. I love your collection of recipes using strawberries! That bundt cake looks amazing so I’ll be making that for sure.

  3. Such a wonderful variety of uses for strawberries! I especially love the Easy Strawberry Oatmeal Bars and the Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cakes.

    1. Thanks Tara! We thought it would be helpful to put this list together since strawberries are so delicious and readily available in most places 🙂

  4. These all look so good, especially that swirled strawberry bundt cake! I can’t wait to make my way through this list all summer long.