Strawberries! Who doesn’t like them? The perfect red colour, the juiciness, the blend of sweet and sour flavours makes this berry come on top of the list of each ones favourites. These berries not only taste better alone, but also there are a number of other relishing sweet dishes which will make your mouth water! So are your ready for a strawberry blast?
1 Strawberries In Its Natural Form
What could taste better than the red delicious berries in their original form? Just take them out of the box, give them a nice bath and attack them!
2 The Standard Strawberry Dipped In Nutella
Chocolate has the capability to melt anyone’s heart, but so do strawberries. When these two delicacies come together, it’s an enticing combo! Simply, melt nutella in a bowl of chocolate in a microwave for about 30 seconds, dip the fresh strawberries in this melted Nutella and savor the taste!
3 Barbequed Strawberries
A great treat for the summer time, strawberries taste delicious when grilled on the charcoal! After preheating the barbecue for 15 minutes, put on the skewers consisting of strawberries on the barbecue. Spray lemon juice onto this for a relishing flavor. After they’re cooked enough, this delight could be coupled with vanilla ice cream!
4 Strawberry Salsa
For a lovely Mexican delight with a strawberry twist, all you need is chopped strawberries, balsamic vinegar, fresh basil and lemon. This mixture goes well with tortilla chips or even nachos! The perfect dish to relish during the summer season.
5 Strawberry and Chocolate Crepes
Crepes have always been on the top of the charts of food enthusiasts. For the preparation of a crepe, what you need to do is, combine milk, eggs, cocoa powder and of course salt in a blender and whisk it until a smooth textured mixture is formed. On a skillet melt a small cube of butter, and then add about 1/4th cup of this batter. After cooking for 1 minute, you have your crepe ready! For the filling, cook the strawberries in sugar syrup, add mascarpone to this and roll it inside the crepe which is then topped with chocolate sauce. And here is your crepe ready to be hogged on!
6 Strawberries Dipped In Caramel
The required ingredients for this lovely dish are fresh strawberries, caramel cubes and crushed nuts. Firstly, melt the caramel in the microwave for about 40 seconds, dip the fresh strawberries in this melted caramel and then sprinkle the crushed nuts on this duo! Once this is done, keep the dipped strawberries in the refrigerator to cool, till it’s time to serve.
7 Rhubarb and Strawberry Pie
For this luscious strawberry dish, blend flour, eggs, sugar, shortening, olive oil and then roll out this dough in the form of a disk for the bottom crust. Place it into the pie dish and keep it to chill. Mix the rhubarb, strawberries, sugar, tapioca, lemon juice, cinnamon and vinegar for the filling. Brush on butter to the pie edges. Pour the filling onto the thin crust and bake for 45-50 minutes at 375 degrees F.
8 Strawberry Icecream
Set a Quantity of strawberries, make a puree in a mixer form half the strawberries and slice the remaining half. Set aside both sliced and pureed strawberries. Combine cream, milk, and sugar in a medium saucepan over medium heat and cook, stirring, until the sugar is completely dissolved. Remove it from the heat and pour mixture into a large bowl. Keep this bowl to cool in the deep freeze compartment for a couple of hours and your yummy strawberry ice-cream will be ready!
9 Strawberry Salad
For the preparations of the dressing, blend the balsamic vinegar, mustard, shallot, garlic, salt, and pepper in a food processor. Slowly pour olive oil and blend again. Cool again in the refrigerator. Mix lettuce, red onion, almonds and strawberries and serve with the dressing!
10 Mini Strawberry Tarts
Prepare the tart dough. Roll on small balls from this doe and place each in small tart cups. Bake these in the oven till they’re golden brown for 35-40 minutes. Stir gelatine and sugar into boiling water, stir this together with cornstarch. Cool this gelatine mixture and pour into tarts and put in the strawberries. Mini tarts are all set!
11 Strawberry Smoothie
Blend together strawberries, milk, yoghurt and sugar in a blender. Add ice cubes to this and you’re all set with your delis smoothie!
In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, brown sugar, baking powder and salt. Pour in the milk, oil, egg and vanilla, and mix until well blended. Stir in the strawberries. Heat a large skillet or griddle over medium heat, and coat with butter or cooking spray. Pour batter into desired size of pancakes. After it’s cooked, top it with strawberries and marmalade.
13 Strawberry-ginger Lemonade Floats
Grind the strawberries, ginger, lemon juice and salt with vanilla ice cream in a mixer- grinder and serve in tall glasses topped with additional strawberry puree.
14 Strawberry Cream Pie
Amalgamate cream cheese, white sugar, vanilla extract, and then add strawberries to this amalgamation. Beat heavy cream and sugar, whisk straight up. Fold up cream cheese mixture into heated cream and chill for a few hours before serving!
15 Strawberry-lemon Shortbread Bars
Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together flour, powdered sugar, and 1/2 tsp. of lemon zest in a medium bowl; cut in butter with a pastry blender until crumbly. Press mixture onto the bottom of a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch pan. Bake at 350° for 20 to 22 minutes or until lightly browned. Meanwhile, beat cream cheese and granulated sugar with an electric mixer until smooth. Add eggs, 1 at a time, and beat just until it gets blended after each addition. Stir in fresh lemon juice and remaining 1/4 tsp. lemon zest, beating well. Spread the preserves over shortbread. Pour cream cheese mixture over preserves, spreading to the edges. Bake for 28 to 32 more minutes or until set. Let it cool for 1 hour on a wire rack. Cover and chill for 4 to 8 hours. Cut into bars and garnish, if desired.
16 Strawberry Marmalade
Crush strawberries, mix with sugar and lemon juice and boil for 30 minutes, transfer this boiled mixture to a refrigerator and the marmalade will be ready to eat!
17 Strawberry Milkshake
Simply all one needs to do is, put strawberries, milk and sugar according to taste in a mixer-grinder and your milkshake will be ready!!
18. Strawberries With Fresh Cream
All you need to do is dip strawberries in fresh cream, or one can simply blend in both together in a blender and serve it with vanilla ice cream and strawberry marmalade.
19 Strawberries And Peanut Butter On Toast
On toasted bread, apply a layer of peanut butter and top it with freshly cut strawberries. This sweet and salty flavor will provide a twist to your taste buds!
20 Strawberry Mousse
Combine chopped strawberries and 1 tablespoon sugar in the bowl of a mini chopper or food processor, and toss gently. Let it stand for 10 minutes. Process it until it turns out smooth. Pour 2 tablespoons of water in a large bowl, and sprinkle it with gelatin. Let it stand for 5 minutes. Place 6 tablespoons of sugar, the remaining 3 tablespoons of water, and dash of salt in a small heavy saucepan over medium-high heat; bring it to boil, stirring just until sugar dissolves. Cook, without stirring, until a candy thermometer registers 240° (about 4 minutes). Add egg whites to gelatin mixture; beat it with a mixer at high speed until foamy. Gradually add remaining 1 tablespoon sugar, beating it at high speed until soft peaks form. Gradually pour hot sugar syrup into egg white mixture, beating first at medium speed and then at high speed until stiff peaks form. Beat in vanilla. Place cream in a large bowl; beat it with a mixer at high speed until stiff peaks form. Gently fold one-fourth of egg white mixture into whipped cream. Fold in the remaining egg white mixture. Fold in strawberry mixture. Spoon about 1/2 a cup mousse into each of 6 dessert glasses; chill for 2 hours or until it sets.
Strawberries are heavenly, and they make heavenly dishes too! Don’t miss out on them!!