Heavenly Strawberry Recipes!
Contributed by: Pearl Sanborn
A favorite among berries, the strawberry makes for a quick delightful dessert! During this strawberry season, be sure to gather plenty, so you can serve these wonderful treats to your family all year long!
Fresh Strawberry Cream Pie
- 1 pack of instant vanilla pudding
- 1 1/4 cups of crushed strawberries
Prepare pudding according to package, and blend in
strawberries. Pour mixture into a prepared graham
cracker crust and chill until firm. Top with piles of
whipped cream and some sprigs of mint!
Here's a great refreshing dessert for a hot summer
- 1 8-oz. package of softened cream cheese
- 2 cups sliced strawberries
- 1 cup sugar
- Whip Cream
Line two muffin tins with aluminum foil. Mix cream
cheese until smooth. Add strawberries, and sugar
to cream cheese and blend. Fold 1 cup of whip
cream into the strawberry mixture. Spoon into
foil lined muffin tins. Freeze for at least 2 hours.
To serve, remove the foil, and top with whipped
Wonderful Shortcake for your strawberries!
Preheat oven to 450'
- 1/4 c sugar
- 1 3/4 c flour
- 1 TB baking powder
- 1 tsp grated lemon peel
- 3/4 tsp salt
Cut in: 1/2 c shortening
Mix till combined. Pat into greased round cake pan
& bake 15 min. Serve topped with strawberries, and
whipped cream. You could also pour a bit of heavy
cream over the cake if you wish for that extra touch!
Strawberry Freezer Jam
- 2 cups crushed fresh strawberries
- 4 cups sugar
- 1 (1 3/4 ounce) pkg. powdered pectin
- 3/4 cup water
Combine strawberries & sugar, and let stand 20 min.
Combine pectin & water in a small saucepan. Bring
to a boil. Boil 1 min, stirring constantly. Pour pectin
mixture over strawberry mixture, and stir 3 min.
Immediately pour jam into jelly jars or frozen food
containers, leaving 1/2 inch head space. Cover at once
with lids. Cool to room temp. Refrigerate up to 3 weeks
or freeze up to 1 year. Makes approx. 6 cups.
Something a good friend of mine made for us recently.
Top a regular white cake with chopped strawberries,
halved grapes, whipped cream, and a drizzle of
chocolate syrup. You could also give a sprinkle of
nuts if you wish.
Amazing how wonderful the grapes & strawberries
Strawberry Iced Tea
- 1pt. fresh strawberries
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 5 cups boiling water
- 5 tea bags
- 12oz. can of frozen lemonade concentrate
- 1qt. sparkling water
Clean and top strawberries, and mix in bowl
with sugar to coat. Steep tea bags in boiling
water for 5 minutes or so. Remove tea bags
and cool liquid. Mix cooled tea, strawberries
and lemonade. Place in a large pitcher and chill.
Right before serving, add carbonated water.
Copyright © of Pearl Sanborn - Reprinted with permission
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