Fresas con Crema (Strawberries & Cream)

Strawberries and Cream

My garden is overflowing with Strawberries. That’s why, when I received this month’s Secret Recipe Club blog assignment, I was thrilled to see this Strawberries and Cream recipe. But I’m getting head of myself.

It’s time once again for Secret Recipe Club and that means that today I will reveal what blog I was assigned and what I decided to make.


I was super excited this month to receive La Cocina de Leslie. We’ve known each other for awhile now, from another group we are in together. I already know Leslie has loads of amazing recipes on her blog, and I knew it wouldn’t be hard to find something absolutely fantastic to make.

On the top of our list to make, was Tres Leches Pancakes,  Strawberry Pie, Buttermilk Strawberry Shortcake Cake,  Homemade Strawberry Jam and Strawberry Empanadas

We decided on her Fresas Con Crema (Strawberries and Cream), because it sounded delicious and was the perfect after dinner snack tonight.

I’m sure you noticed a Strawberry theme. I am not sure what happened in my garden between last year and this year, but the strawberries have taken off and grown a bit out of control. I’m not complaining but I am in a little bit of a panic because I refuse to waste a single one and I really don’t want 80 jars of strawberry jelly. haha
Partial Strawberry Patchbucket of strawberries

We wound up with two full buckets the first time we went out and picked and since then have wound up with about a pint a day. My freezer is overflowing. LOL

bucket of strawberries

However, that is what made choosing Leslie’s Fresas Con Crema (Strawberries and Cream) such an easy decision!

We loved how simple this recipe is. It’s perfect for a quick dessert which we love because we are always busy and I never remember to make dessert. Five teenagers and a toddler want dessert.

Leslie, we loved having your blog this month. You have so many wonderful recipes that are simple and healthy and fun. Perfect for my picky eaters, and great for me because they are not time consuming. Thank you for such a fantastic recipe this month. I know we will be making this one again and again!

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Fresas con Crema (Strawberries & Cream)
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups Mexican crema or creme fraiche
  • ⅓ to ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 pounds strawberries, rinsed and sliced
  1. In your stand mixer beat the cream cheese on medium speed until creamy, for about 1 minute.
  2. Add the Mexican Crema, ⅓ cup sugar, and ground cinnamon and beat for another minute until well combined for 1 minute.
  3. Taste to test sweetness, adding more sugar if necessary.
  4. Gently stir in the strawberry slices.
  5. Spoon Fresas con Crema into individual bowls. Sprinkle tops with ground cinnamon, if desired


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  1. says

    I am SO jealous of your garden with all those gorgeous strawberries! I can just imagine all of the wonderful strawberry treats you’ll be making this summer. I’m so glad you liked the Fresas con Crema! It’s my favorite go-to strawberry dessert.

    • says

      It was fantastic Leslie, such an easy recipe and incredibly delicious! Every kid here loved it and I loved it because it was easy and super yummy and it helped me use some strawberries.

    • says

      Renee, I feel extremely blessed this year to have so many strawberries. Blueberries are on their way next. All recipes taste so much better with fresh berries, I cannot agree more! xoxo

    • says

      Love picking our own strawberries right out of our yard this year. I keep passing all the signs for other places to pick strawberries and we don’t have to stop this year. It’s wonderful!

  2. says

    I echo Leslie’s comment – I’m totally jealous of your amazing strawberries! They’re gorgeous! And it was a fabulous idea to use them for this dreamy recipe. This would be the perfect dessert to cap off a light summer meal.


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