Refreshing Strawberry-Lemon Recipes to Sweeten Your Summer

Strawberry-Lemonade Cake
Photo: Jen Causey

There's nothing like the flavors of summer to sweeten hot, humid days, and the irresistible combination of strawberry and lemon is a taste we'll happily get out of the pool to savor. This sweet and tart pairing isn't reserved for strawberry lemonade served in a cup either. If you need proof, just take a look at some of our favorite strawberry-lemon recipes. From summer cakes to cool pies, this duo is here to keep you slicing into sweet desserts all season long. If you have a summer bridal or baby shower planned, our Strawberry-Lemonade Cake will dazzle. Hosting a pool party? Easily blend together a batch of Frozen Strawberry Lemonade, which is sure to tickle the tastebuds of the grown-ups too. The flavor combination works wonders in cupcakes or a sophisticated crêpe cake as well. Whatever the occasion, you're sure to have these strawberry-lemon recipes on repeat all summer long.

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Strawberry-Lemonade Cupcakes

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes
Photographer: Jennifer Causey Food Stylist: Melissa Gray Prop Stylist: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

Recipe: Strawberry-Lemonade Cupcakes

These elegant, pretty cupcakes are begging for a spot on the dessert buffet at the next shower or garden party luncheon.

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Strawberry-Lemonade Cake

Strawberry-Lemonade Cake
Jen Causey

Recipe: Strawberry-Lemonade Cake

Tangy and tender cake layers sandwich a sweet-tart Strawberry-Lemonade Jam, and generous swipes of Strawberry Frosting finish off this cheerful confection.

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Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

Recipe: Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

Hosting a spontaneous pool party? A Frozen Strawberry Lemonade is sure to hit the spot. It's ice-cold and comes together with a quick pulse in the blender.

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Strawberry-Lemonade Pie

Strawberry Lemonade Pie
Micah A. Leal

Recipe: Strawberry-Lemonade Pie

We call this pie relentlessly refreshing—and that's exactly what you want on a hot summer evening.

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Strawberry-Lemon-Buttermilk Icebox Pie with Baked Gingersnap Crust

Pink Lemonade Icebox Cake
Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

Recipe: Strawberry-Lemon-Buttermilk Icebox Pie with Baked Gingersnap Crust

The lightly spiced gingersnaps add delightful contrast and crunch, while the creamy buttermilk tapers the sweet and tangy lemon juice and strawberry jam.

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Strawberry-Lemonade Jam

Strawberry-Lemonade Jam
Photo: Hector Sanchez

Recipe: Strawberry-Lemonade Jam

Breakfast just got a whole lot sweeter. But you're missing out if you only stick to toast, scones, and dessert. This jam is a great addition for savory dishes, too.

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