There’s something special about that brief window when fresh strawberries and tart rhubarb are both in season. From classic pie and creamy panna cotta to upside-down cake and dessert empanadas, this bright and tangy combo is a truly tasty match made in Canada.
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Bars
Celebrate the vibrant flavours of spring with this adaptable dessert recipe. Toss in your preferred chopped nuts for additional crunch, and swap out certain ingredients for your favourite fresh fruit — although there’s nothing better than the strawberry and rhubarb combo, right? No matter how you slice it, these jammy beauties are absolute perfection. For more bite-sized treats, try these sweet and savoury scones that will make you feel like royalty.
Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp
The ultimate spring dessert also happens to be one of easiest and most beautiful to make. The unrivalled combo of sweet strawberries and tangy rhubarb in crisp form is too tempting to resist. Want more vibrant treats? These perfect lemon meringue cupcakes are everything we need right now.
Strawberry Rhubarb Almond Galette
Turn those delightful green and red stalks into a rustic tart topped with crispy slices of toasted hazelnuts. Perfectionists can crimp the pastry edges for an Instagram-worthy dessert, while the rest of us can just fold and pop in the oven for a no-fuss treat that tastes fantastic. No fresh fruit? Bake these tasty sweet treats with jam and jelly.
Summer Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcake
Get a head start on the summer season with this mouth-watering dessert that perfectly balances tart rhubarb with sweet, juicy strawberries for an exquisite shortcake filling. Bake the cake a day ahead and assemble up to four hours before consuming. For more inspiration, check out these beautiful cake recipes to bake on rainy spring days.
Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble
Some people wait all year for the perfect combination of fresh strawberries and rhubarb in a simple, satisfying dessert. So make sure you truly savour the season by baking a crumble with crunchy toasted almond slivers instead of plain oats.
Goat's Milk Panna Cotta with Beet Meringue, Strawberries and Rhubarb
Sweet, creamy and topped with seasonal berries and rhubarb, this dessert will disappear in a flash.
Strawberry Rhubarb Buckle
For the uninitiated, buckles are single-layer fruit cakes featuring a delectable streusel topping. So, when it comes to baking with seasonal ingredients, you’d better buckle down and try this mouth-watering dessert that will become an instant family classic.
Sorrel Sorbet With Rhubarb, Strawberries, Elderflower and Raspberry Meringues
Sorrel is a vibrant, citrus-tinged herb (resembling basil) that packs a celebrated flavourful and nutritional punch. Believe us when we say you won’t even miss traditional ice cream, especially after devouring this strawberry-rhubarb-raspberry beauty.
Strawberry Rhubarb Pastry Puffs
Tart ruby-red rhubarb is one of the first signs of spring in Canada, making it an extra special ingredient on your table. You’ll love this easy take on shortcakes, made with light and flaky puff pastry.