Find recipes perfect for celebrating Wimbledon - loads of ideas from strawberry trifles to Pimm's-infused desserts. Don't forget the champagne cocktails and nibbles!
There mightn't be a more delicious summer dessert. Ruby red strawberries are marinated in Pimm's©, then combined with mint and stem ginger for a delightful grown-up sundae. For a non-alcoholic sundae you can substitute Pimm's© with elderflower cordial.
Joanne Todd, pastry chef to Guoman Hotels, shares her recipe here for white chocolate strawberry truffles.
Joanne Todd, pastry chef to Guoman Hotels, shares her recipe here to celebrate Wimbledon tennis. These truffles have a cream, mint and white chocolate centre, dipped in white chocolate.
A light sorbet that is perfect between courses or served as a light dessert.
An easy, quick and delicious sandwich to eat anytime. It works equally well with roast chicken leftovers or beef.
Strawberry Jelly with Cream is a classic. It looks great in a dessert cup or a small glass bowl. You could top it off with some vanilla ice cream or more strawberries on top.
This vibrant ice cream offers fresh berry flavour at its best.
Fresh strawberries are arranged in a shopbought pastry case, then covered with a fresh strawberry and Grand Marnier glaze. Absolutely easy and delicious! Serve with whipped cream.
A simple and delicious cheesecake, which is quick and easy to make. A prepared disgestive biscuit base is filled with a cream cheese filling, chilled and served with fresh strawberries.
A very quick and delicious strawberry swiss roll - sponge cake, whipped cream and strawberries, a delightfully light and classic combination. You can use other fruits instead of strawberries when strawberries aren't in season.
A wonderfully fruity and well flavoured cocktail, made by shaking together a fresh strawberry with basil, sugar, ice, gin, lemon juice and sparkling water.
This trifle is a luscious dessert made of strawberries, sponge fingers, custard, cream cheese and chocolate - it's a delicious dessert for when you have guests, and it's easy to prepare. It's also handy for parties, because you can make it ahead since you need to chill it for several hours before serving.
These are mini individual trifles that are so simple to make, yet look and taste gorgeous. You can look for a strawberry or raspberry coulis recipe on the site - it is easy to make and will taste better than using jam.
This is a wonderful take on the classic Italian dessert. It's a coffee-free tiramisu, made by layering sponge fingers with mascarpone and strawberries.
So delicious! Ripe strawberries are stuffed with Grand Marnier liqueur and sweet cream cheese filling. What more do I need to say?
These little strawberry pavlovas are oh-so easy to make and are perfect for an early summer dessert. The meringue is light and airy, and with fresh, in-season strawberries, you need little else to make this sumptuously delicious!
Homemade ice pops are easy to do and great fun for the kids to help out with. You can vary the flavour so easily by changing the fruit or yoghurt that you use. I also use jelly in mine which makes them more stable! If you enjoy making them - it's worth buying some plastic ice pop moulds. They're not expensive.
What says summer more than fresh, juicy, local strawberries doused in Pimm's? Serve this with ice cream, on top of meringues with cream, or use in your favourite trifle or Eton mess recipe.
I often make this strawberry tart as individual tarts - they are so pretty! This recipe is truly very easy to make.
Inspired by a traditional Eton mess, I came up with this only because I had coconut macaroons instead of meringue. It turned out to be a delicious little pud that I make often.