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3 Delicious Strawberry Recipes for Summer

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It's Wimbledon week here in the UK which can only mean one thing: Strawberries and cream. Whether you're hosting a Wimbledon viewing party or going to a picnic, we've found 3 recipes with strawberries as the main character so that you can make the most of them whilst they're in season!

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1. Strawberry Milk Latte




By Coffee Bae.

If baking isn't your thing, a great way to get creative with strawbeerries is with summer beverages. Add a bit of colour and fruity-ness to your iced latte with this recipe by Coffee Bae. Watch the satisfying reel of it here.

Ingredients:

5-6 strawberries

6 oz Oat milk

2 tsp coconut sugar

2 oz espresso and ice

Equipment:

Muddler

Small bowl

Nice glass tumbler


2. Strawberries & Cream Layer Cake



3. Strawberry & Basil Galette

 

If you've got an event or birthday this summer and want to whip up something really impressive - this strawberry layer cake is such a crowd pleaser. If you want to take it one step further, you can make your own homemade strawberry jam for it too.

Ingredients:

300g of self raising flour

125g of unsalted butter,

275gof caster sugar

3 large eggs

125ml whole milk

75g of clotted cream

1/2 tsp of baking powder, 1 tsp of vanilla paste

Filling: 500g of double cream, strawberry jam, 1tsp of vanilla paste, 2 punnets of strawberries, and 50g of icing sugar (and some for dusting).

Recipe from the Bake Off All Seasons Book. Follow a standard sponge cake method and assemble the layers with cream, jam and sliced strawberries. Be sure to leave a dip in the middle of your cream layers for the jam so that it doesn't leak everywhere and keep it refridgerated on hot days!


Ever heard of a galette? It's a French free-form pie that can be either sweet or savoury - kind of like a tart. They're meant to look rustic and imperfect so it's an easy one to put together for a Wimbledon themed gathering! This recipe uses basil and lemon for extra summer freshness.

Pastry ingredients:

1 cup pastry flour, substitute all purpose flour

2 tablespoons granulated sugar

¼ teaspoon of salt

¼ cup unsalted butter, cold

1 egg, beaten for egg wash

 

Filling:

2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced

¼ cup granulated sugar

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 teaspoons lemon zest

2 tablespoons fresh basil



Strawberry picks

If you're a big fan of strawberries and want to embrace the quintessentially British fruit all year round, you might also love our very realistic looking strawberry pieces from the Garden collection. They also make a cute gift for birthdays around this time of year!