The sweet, creamy and refreshing flavor of Fresas Con Crema Strawberries and Cream, is the perfect addition to a warm Spring or hot summer day.

It’s the perfect after dinner treat or simply a “just because” treat.

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 Fresas Con Crema 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.

Fresas con Crema Strawberries and Cream

Of course I wasn’t wrong, and of course there were so many choices I inevitably wanted to make them all.

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, because it sounded delicious and was the perfect after dinner snack tonight.

Fresas con Crema Strawberries and Cream

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

But seriously though… no waste.

So it’s off to find as many strawberry recipes as I can.

Fresas con Crema Strawberries and Cream

Yes, that’s ALL strawberries pictured. In my yard.

Super excited!

It got out of control, but again, I am not complaining.

bucket 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

Diet Coke can is for sizing purposes only.

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.

So of course, we must have dessert and it must be this Fresas Con Crema or Strawberries and Cream.

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!

Ready to make your own Fresas Con Crema | Strawberries and Cream?

Fresas con Crema Strawberries and Cream

Fresas con Crema Strawberries and Cream

Nicole Cook
Fresas Con Crema also known as Strawberries and Cream is a simple, yet flavorful, creamy and delicious dessert style drink that makes a wonderful treat at breakfast or brunch, or anytime.
4.65 from 45 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 servings
Calories 393 kcal


  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1-1/2 cups Mexican crema or creme fraiche
  • cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 pounds strawberries rinsed and sliced


  • In your stand mixer beat the cream cheese on medium speed until creamy, for about 1 minute.
  • Add the Mexican Crema, 1/3 cup sugar, and ground cinnamon and beat for another minute until well combined for 1 minute.
  • Taste to test sweetness, adding more sugar if necessary.
  • Gently stir in the strawberry slices.
  • Spoon Fresas con Crema into individual bowls. Sprinkle tops with ground cinnamon, if desired


Calories: 393kcalCarbohydrates: 39gProtein: 6gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 14gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 74mgSodium: 189mgPotassium: 459mgFiber: 5gSugar: 31gVitamin A: 969IUVitamin C: 134mgCalcium: 123mgIron: 1mg
Keyword easy dessert recipes, easy drink recipes
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  1. 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.

    1. 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.

    1. 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

    1. 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. 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.

  3. I just came across your post and blog for the first time this morning. I have a busy day ahead and am tasked with bringing dessert to a birthday party tonight, and they are picking strawberries down the street so this sounds perfect! I just wanted to say I love the family involvement and positive, loving way you describe everything, the pictures of other family members involved with picking…what a great family project in many ways! Thank you for sharing your recipes and family gardening-cooking endeavors with the public. I felt uplifted from just reading this blog and looking at your nice photos.

  4. What a great project for a family, I just came across your blog this morning and love it! I really appreciate the positive, loving language you use and the family involvement in your photos. Thank you for sharing your cooking/ gardening adventures with the public in such a positive light. I felt uplifted just reading this blog post and seeing the pictures of your family working together outside and creating together. I have a full day ahead and am tasked with bringing dessert to a party tonight. I thought of fresas con crema because strawberries are being picked down the street from me right now and it is a quick dessert. Your/ Leslie’s recipe sounds perfect, I can’t wait to try it. Can you make it up ahead of time or should I wait until serving to add the strawberries?

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