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Strawberry cake recipes

by Lottie Huckle

published on 12 June 2024

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

Eton Mess Cake

Jane’s Patisserie’s Eton Mess Cake

by Jane Dunn

A nod to a British summertime classic, this show-stopping cake uses both fresh and freeze-dried strawberries for ultimate berry flavour.

Nicola Lamb’s Roasted Strawberry Victoria Sponge

by Nicola Lamb

Think the classic Victoria Sponge can’t be improved? Think again. This recipe by Kitchen Projects’ Nicola Lamb uses sweet roasted strawberries in lieu of traditional jam for the filling, resulting in a beautifully rich texture and depth of flavour.

Fresh Strawberry Tartlets

Fresh Strawberry Tartlets

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

Nadiya Hussain’s Strawberry and Clotted Cream Shortcake Cupcakes

Nadiya Hussain’s Strawberry and Clotted Cream Shortcake Cupcakes

Strawberries and cream are a winning combination, and this recipe from Nadiya has it all – including clotted cream, whole fresh strawberries, a vanilla cookie and cream base, and even strawberry ice cream frosting.

Air Fryer Biscoff & Strawberry Tarts

by Clare Andrews

A delicious and easy way to use up fresh strawberries, these crispy filo pastry tarts use just four ingredients, and take only 15 minutes to make.


Strawberry Icebox Cake

by Eloise Head

All you need to make this simple no-bake dessert are three ingredients and a good punnet of strawberries.

British Summertime Stack

British Summertime Stack

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.

Vegan Strawberry Trifles

by Holly Jade

Featuring light sponge cake and dairy-free whipped cream and custard, this vegan trifle is a must-try summer treat.

Strawberry Cake

Strawberry Cake

by Martha Swift & Lisa Thomas

This pretty pink bake 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. 

Mary’s Fraisier

Mary’s Fraisier

This show-stopping recipe from Mary Berry is is a labour of love, but with the help of clear instructions, definitely worth making.

Strawberry Short Cake

Strawberry Short Cake

by Mary Gwynn

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


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