Strawberry Santas Recipe

A delightful Christmas party recipe that only takes 10 minutes to prepare

Makes 10


  • 10 large strawberries
  • 200g cream cheese
  • 2 tsp sieved icing sugar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • Poppy seeds, to decorate


1. Thoroughly rinse the strawberries and cut around the top of the strawberry.

2. Remove the top and dig out the inside of the strawberry with a paring knife. Keep the tops as these are used for the Santa hat.

3. Add the cream cheese, icing sugar, and vanilla extract into a mixing bowl and beat until creamy.

4. Add the cream cheese mix to a piping bag with the corner snipped off. To make the Santa face add the mixture to the top of the base of the strawberry. Then add 2 small buttons to the front.

5. Add a small amount of the mixture to the top of the strawberry and place the tops of the strawberries back on. Decorate them with poppy seeds as eyes.

A recipe adapted from

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