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The best strawberry recipes to celebrate the season

Nothing says summer like a bright red, plump, heart-shaped strawberry. Dig into our best strawberry recipes including strawberry shortcake, cheesecake, scones, crumbles and classic chocolate dipped.

Watch our easy how-to video and see how to easily prepare strawberries for your next sweet dish.
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    Mum's strawberry and cream sponge cake

    Nici Wickes' mum makes this sponge cake recipe with her eyes closed, and never fails to “drop” the sponge to ensure it’s light and fluffy. Serve filled with strawberries, cream and jam

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Strawberry and rhubarb shortcake

    Nici Wickes shares her nana's shortcake recipe that has been passed down through her family. Perfect served warm or cooled with whipped cream, the combo of strawberry and rhubarb is startlingly good!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Strawberry and macadamia white choc blondies

    Did you know brownies made with white chocolate are called blondies? Nici Wickes' recipe for these fudgy and dense treats are beautifully scented with strawberries. Heaven!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Strawberry bliss scones

    Sweet and delicate, these strawberry scones are the perfect treat for morning or afternoon tea. Enjoy warm with a dollop of jam and cream.

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Strawberry galettes

    Nothing says summer like a bright red, plump, heart-shaped strawberry. There are so many ways to enjoy this deliciously juicy, super sweet fruit, like this scrumptious strawberry galettes recipe


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    Roasted strawberry and ginger ‘ice cream’

    This recipe sees strawberries roasted with honey and fresh ginger, then blended with frozen banana for a healthy cooling treat. Simple, delicious and seasonal, this dairy-free recipe is a must-try this summer

    New Zealand Taste|

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    Summer’s strawberries & oranges

    This is the most refreshingly delicious hot weather dessert you could ever have. Late season strawberries are a favourite as they are more intensely sweet than the tart early varieties, but they cost more, so my ever-economical mum combines them with cut oranges to make them go further.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Strawberry croissant French toast

    Why enjoy one French classic for breakfast when you can combine two? These french toast croissants are filled with fresh slices of strawberry and strawberry jam for a fruity, oozing centre.

    Australian Women's Weekly|