10 BEST BERRY RECIPES

Strawberry, mascarpone and lemon curd tartStrawberry, mascarpone and lemon curd tart

While ripe berries are sublime eaten on their own, now is the perfect time to try some new ideas and celebrate summer with our top 10 berry recipes. Discover fruity bakes, sensational desserts, savoury salads, and a refreshing cocktail.

1. Strawberry, vanilla and brown sugar pavlova1. Strawberry, vanilla and brown sugar pavlova
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A pillowy pavlova, crisp on the outside and soft and squidgy in the middle, is perfect for any summer celebrations. Pile high with fresh strawberries and watch it disappear


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2. Raspberry caipirinha2. Raspberry caipirinha
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Add a raspberry twist to this rum cocktail with lots of fresh, zesty mint and lime. It’s a gorgeous drink to sip in the sunshine


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3. Martha Collison's summer pudding3. Martha Collison's summer pudding
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Turn a glut of whatever berries you have into this striking pink pudding. It's also a great way to use up stale bread


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4. Eton mess ice cream4. Eton mess ice cream
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We’ve turned everyone’s favourite summer dessert into an ice cream. With meringue pieces and a berry ripple, the whole family will love this


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5. Strawberry, mascarpone and lemon curd tart5. Strawberry, mascarpone and lemon curd tart
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With this easy dessert, all you need to do is fill a ready-made pastry case with creamy mascarpone and zesty lemon curd, then top with fresh strawberries


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6. Strawberry and praline roulade6. Strawberry and praline roulade
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Nutty praline is folded through cream and strawberries, before filling a soft sponge. Serve for afternoon tea or as a special dessert


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7. Blueberry and lemon drizzle cake7. Blueberry and lemon drizzle cake
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These two ingredients balance each other so well, and make a gorgeous moist cake. You can make this recipe in a round cake tin or a loaf tin


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8. Blueberry, elderflower and lemon pots8. Blueberry, elderflower and lemon pots
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An easy, speedy get-ahead dessert that you’ll turn to time and again. Make up to 2 days ahead and keep in the fridge until you’re ready to serve


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9. Quick and easy spiced berry jam9. Quick and easy spiced berry jam
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Preserve the summer by turning berries into jam. This simple recipe is ready in minutes, and it works just as well with whatever berries you use


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10. Toasted feta, strawberry and basil salad10. Toasted feta, strawberry and basil salad
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Roasting feta briefly in the oven until golden adds a lovely depth of flavour. It goes brilliantly with juicy strawberries and a balsamic dressing


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Cook's TipsCook's Tips

If you have too many berries, they can be frozen, but they will be a little squishy when thawed. So instead of using them to decorate desserts, add them frozen to smoothies, serve with yogurt, or use in jams and summer puddings.

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