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5 Stunning Summer Strawberry Bakes

by Lottie Huckle

published on 20 June 2016

Nothing quite beats a sweet, juicy British strawberry does it? Now strawberries are finally coming into season, we’ve compiled a list of 5 simply stunning strawberry bakes for you to try your hand at this Summer.

Strawberry Cake | Summer Bakes

Strawberry Cake from The Primrose Bakery Book by Martha Swift & Lisa Thomas

We had to include this recipe from The Primrose Bakery Book. This pretty pink sponge makes the most of fresh strawberries by using them in both the sponge and the filling. It’s the perfect recipe if you’ve managed to score a bumper crop of strawberries, or as the centrepiece of a Summer birthday party.  

From the book

Martha Swift, Lisa Thomas

British Strawberry Cake | Summer Bakes

British Summertime Stack from Stirring Slowly by Georgina Hayden

This delicious stack of meringues is packed with strawberries and even a strawberry Pimm’s compote. It’s the ultimate bake to celebrate the British summertime and particularly brilliant as a Wimbledon party centrepiece. 

Get your copy of Stirring Slowly here.

Strawberry Short Cake |

Strawberry Short Cake from The WI Cookbook by Mary Gywnn

This recipe from The WI Cookbook is a simple, traditional and delicious way to use up strawberries. With this recipe you can make small individual Short Cakes, or one large, show stopping cake for a crowd to tuck into. 

Order The WI Cookbook here.

Strawberry Tartlets | Summer Bakes

Fresh Strawberry Tartlets from Mary Berry Everyday by Mary Berry

Perfect for snacking on during a Wimbledon match, Mary Berry’s picture perfect fresh strawberry tartlets are surprisingly easy to make.

Buy Mary Berry Everyday here.

Mary's Fraisier Mary Berry | Summer Bakes

Mary’s Fraisier by Mary Berry from Mary Berry at Home by Mary Berry

This show-stopping recipe from Mary Berry at Home is the jewel in the crown of our Summer Strawberry Bakes Collection. This recipe is a little longer than the others, but Mary’s instructions are clear the ‘oohs’ and ‘ahhs’ your homemade Fraisier will receive will make all your effort worthwhile!

Order your copy of Mary Berry at Home here.

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