While the watermelon will make it on to most picnic tables, there's another fruit we're sure to have on hand for any summer party, and that is the strawberry.
Strawberries are just as popular and loved as the watermelon, and they're just as versatile when it comes to party recipes. For your next summer party - be it a backyard BBQ, stylish summer soiree or potluck picnic, all nine of these recipes will be affordable, easy and delicious!
You can't go wrong with a simple summer pie and this easy berry recipe is perfect for any celebration.
If you refuse to turn the oven on in the summer, you can still enjoy an easy and delicious dessert. Give our modern take on the classic ice box cake a try - complete with layers of sliced strawberries!
Another simple one, this summer dessert recipe is great for BBQs. Scoop some ice cream into a fun glass, then top with caramelized strawberries and bananas for a gourmet sundae!
You don't just chew strawberries - you can sip them, too! We're big fans of this fizzy strawberry drink and because it's sweet, it makes for a nice after-dinner dessert when you've already had one too many burgers.
Mini cupcakes baked with lots of berry good thoughts makes for the perfect dessert recipe at a summer birthday party. Give this easy cupcake recipe a try to delight party guests of all ages.
Fresh strawberries all chopped up and mixed into a sweet yogurt dip makes for a light, refreshing and delicious summer treat.
Another classic making it onto our list, strawberry shortcake is always a favorite during the summer. Spice things up with a strawberry shortcake bar and let guests customize their own.
If you don't have the added space to set up a strawberry shortcake bar, give the classic recipe a spin by making it in cupcake form. These super simple strawberry shortcake cupcakes offer the same flavor with a modern twist.
Though you won't find any real strawberries in this last recipe, it's infused with the big fruit flavor thanks to the Twizzlers on the ingredient list.