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How did strawberries get their name? Technically, they aren’t even berries, because they have their seeds on the outside. Not only are they not berries, they are also the only fruit that has its seeds on the outside. Either way, we love them. Strawberries are sweet, juicy, and perfect for snacking or incorporating into desserts. Not only do they taste good, they’re good for us! Strawberries are a good source of vitamin C and manganese with both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Since today is National Pick Strawberries Day, now is a good time to get started on your very own strawberry patch. Then, you’ll be ready to make these desserts.
To see more strawberry desserts, check out 25 Sweet and Spectacular Recipes With Strawberries. The, get ready because we have 15 more sweet strawberry desserts for you to try!
These Paleo Strawberry Creme Tartlets are the best: delicious and easy to make! An easy crust of raw nuts and maple syrup is topped with a creamy strawberry filling, then drizzled with chocolate. Best of all, they’re gluten-free, grain-free, and the strawberries can be substituted for any other freeze-dried berry, so you can make several batches using different flavors!
These mini Strawberry Jelly Cheesecakes are amazingly easy to make. A creamy, maple syrup-sweetened cashew cheesecake filling sits on a crunchy graham cracker crust. The finishing touch is a gelatin-free strawberry jelly made by combining strawberry juice with agar agar. Make these little cheesecakes for your next party, where they’re sure to be a hit!
Daifuku is the name for a Japanese confection that consists of mochi, or sweet rice cakes, that have different kinds of fillings. One of the most popular is Ichigo Daifuku, or daifuku filled with fresh strawberry and sweet red bean paste. These mochi are soft and slightly chewy, with the distinct flavor of sweet red beans and a burst of fresh fruitiness from the strawberries. Serve these as a light dessert for a special occasion or sweet snack.
This gorgeous pink Lemon Cake With Strawberry Jam Frosting is perfect for birthdays and parties! It’s made from sweet, zingy lemon cake that’s filled with strawberry jam and then covered in a rich strawberry buttercream frosting. Best of all, this beautiful gluten-free cake is decadent without being heavy.
This Sugar-Free Strawberry Shortcake is also grain-free and oil-free! It’s easy-to-make and delicious with fresh berries, strawberry cashew cream, and healthy almond flour biscuits. Make the biscuits ahead of time and you can put it together in no time at all. This dessert is sure to please!
These Paleo Strawberry Chia Protein Pop Tarts are the perfect post-workout indulgence. The crust is made from a blend of almond and tapioca flour mixed with vegan vanilla protein powder and the inside is a simple strawberry chia jam. The yummy pink frosting packs some additional protein and a lovely pink color thanks to beet powder.
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Delicious, delicate, and easy to make — all perfect words to describe this Strawberry Coconut Cheesecake! Made from a simple blend of tofu, grated coconut, and vegan vanilla pudding, this cheesecake has no crust, so it’s gluten-free and you need only one blender to get the batter ready. This version is topped with strawberries, but try swapping in your favorite fruit instead.
This unique take on tiramisu skips the espresso for another eclectic combination of flavors. The parfait-style Strawberry Tiramisu starts with a crumbly base of vegan biscuits, continues with some raw cacao powder and velvety coconut whipped cream, and finishes with a healthy dollop of fresh strawberries mixed with coconut sugar. Yum!
These adorable Strawberry Doughnuts With Jam Frosting look just as scrumptious as any other doughnuts, but are actually healthier for you! They’re gluten-free, contain fruit and less sugar than your typical doughnuts, and are completely vegan. These can be eaten plain or add some whipped buttercream frosting and freeze-dried strawberry bits for added decadence and crunch!
These perfect brunch (or dessert) Strawberry Turnovers With Tahini Maple Drizzle are ridiculously easy to make, but they’ll make you feel like you’re dining out. Perfect with a cup of tea and just a tad sweet, these pastries are stuffed with a homemade strawberry chia jam and drizzled with a creamy maple tahini drizzle. Enjoy these with something savory, life tofu scramble or vegan breakfast sausages.
This gorgeous Strawberry Coconut Sponge Cake is the definition of cake. It’s made of moist vanilla sponge cake, a zing of lemon, beautiful coconut frosting, and is topped with fresh strawberries. This is the perfect dessert for a little celebration.
When strawberries are in season, make dessert! This easy No-Bake Strawberry Tart has an almond crust, a topping of fresh strawberries, and a white chocolate matcha glaze topping. It’s gluten-free, grain-free, and can be made paleo if you substitute the sugar for maple syrup, so this crowd-pleaser of a tart is accommodating to several allergies.
These vibrant Strawberry Cherry and Coconut Ice Cream Bars have an almond and date crust, a creamy, fruity coconut milk middle, and a topping of strawberry cherry sauce with coconut cream piped on top. Put it all together and you get crunchy, smooth, creamy, and tart delicious goodness.You can also use whatever fruit you have on hand, got blueberries, make it blueberry! Blackberries, raspberries, pineapples … go for it!
It’s hard to go to a typical Israeli souk without hearing the calls proclaiming fresh, homemade malabi. Its ubiquitous combination of snow white custard and rosy syrup is a sight for sore eyes and overheated brows, who welcome this dessert’s cooling effect. Prepared on the basis with pure coconut milk, this vegan Malabi is much lighter in flavor than the traditional recipe. In place of processed sugar, it’s sweetened with stevia, thus highlighting its natural sweetness and lightness. For the syrup, it’s topped with strawberries and strawberry-flavoured stevia, which results in a beautiful and gently sweetened strawberry rose syrup.
These Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes have all of the deliciousness of a regular cheesecake but come in a perfect made-for-one size for when that sweet craving strikes. A strawberry and cashew cream mixture is set atop a crust of pecans and dates and then topped with decadent dark chocolate.
Looking for more sweet strawberry recipes? We have just what you’re looking for. Check out our vegan strawberry recipes page for more inspiration.
Lead image source: Lemon Cake With Strawberry Jam Frosting