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Strawberry Recipe Round Up

 

It’s officially Strawberry Season around here.

What does that mean? A Strawberry Recipe Round Up, of course! If your house is anything like my house this means that strawberries are in every smoothie, packed into lunches, sliced on yogurt or oatmeal, baked into EVERYTHING and almost always dolloped with soft mountains of whipping cream. Here are seven of my favourite strawberry recipes, each a berry-filled celebration of spring. Welcome to our Strawberry Recipe Round Up!

There’s Strawberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake , an ideal pairing with a cup of coffee, possibly even better with tea, this snack time treat has all the hallmarks of a classic coffee cake and gets its great flavor and moistness from the double fruit combo of strawberries and rhubarb.

Tall, moist and perfectly sweet with juicy berry bits, Strawberry Banana Bread bakes up beautifully in a Bundt pan for a pretty presentation.

Jammy and sweet with a crumbly almond crust, these Strawberry Tarts with Almond Crusts are worth the time and effort. Dont forget to save some petite berries for garnish!

Lemon and Strawberries were meant to be together and if you don’t believe me, make these Strawberry Lemon Short Cakes covered in oozy-sweet berries and soft whipped cream.

Looking for a strawberry recipe that’s not so sweet? How about one that isn’t even a dessert! Goat cheese and a zippy dressing balance the strawberries and crunchy maple almonds in this Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppyseed Balsamic Dressing.

Old fashioned and homey, this lighter take on a classic custard cream pie, this Strawberry and Yogurt Custard Pie has flavor for miles and is easy to make.

Not craving chocolate but still wanting a dense, chewy dessert? Or do you want something fruity? have both with Strawberries on White Chocolate Almond Blondies.

 

Strawberry Shortcake

Spring has decided to be fashionably late this year in Vancouver.  It’s May and it’s still very cool and wet. I could go on and on about it, but really, we are not facing radical weather like some parts of the world have lately, so really, I should be glad that all we have are soggy feet.

<Incidentally as I am writing this we are having a hail storm unlike any I have ever seen! I’m so glad we held off planting our tomato plants last night — they would have been crushed!>

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