Lemon-Blackberry Cake

Ingredients

  • 3 c. cake flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 c. butter
  • 2 1/2 c. sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c. lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 3/4 c. Buttermilk
  • Blackberry-Cassis Jam
  • Lemon Buttercream frosting

Easy Strawberry Lime Slush

Ingredients

  • 12 medium Frozen Strawberries
  • 1 cup Sprite
  • 2 Tbsp fresh squeezed Lime Juice (about 2 limes)
  • 3 Tbsp white Sugar
  • 3 large Ice Cubes

Directions

  1. Add Strawberries, Sprite, Lime Juice and Sugar to your blender and blend thoroughly.
  2. Add Ice Cubes and continue blending until desired consistency.
  3. Transfer to some fun glasses and get ready to be refreshed!

Strawberry Party Punch

Ingredients

  • 6 cups fresh or frozen unsweetened strawberries, thawed
  • 3/4 cup thawed limeade concentrate
  • 1 can (6 ounces) unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 4 cups chilled lemon-lime soda
  • Ice cubes, optional

Directions

  1. Place strawberries in a food processor; cover and process until smooth. Stir in limeade concentrate and pineapple juice. Chill until serving.
  2. Transfer to a punch bowl. Just before serving, stir in soda. Serve over ice if desired.

Strawberry Buckwheat Bars

Ingredients

For the crust:
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for pan
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 large egg, beaten to blend
For the filling:
  • 3 cups hulled, quartered strawberries (about 1 pound)
  • 1 (12–13-ounce) jar strawberry preserves
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
For the bars:
  • Powdered sugar (for dusting; optional)

Fresh Strawberry Cake

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 c. cake flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 c. butter
  • 1 1/2 c. sugar
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 c. strawberry preserves
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. red food coloring
  • 1/2 c. Buttermilk
  • 1 3/4 c. heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 pt. strawberries