Serve up an ace strawberry dish

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Last year Wimbledon fans munched their way through 142,000 helpings of strawberries and 7,000 litres of fresh cream.

It’s not just Andy Murray who can serve up aces during the Wimbledon Championships. With British strawberry season in full flow, it doesn’t take much for you to score top points with a pudding.

Strawberries have become synonymous with Wimbledon. So much so that the Championships simply wouldn’t be the same without them.

Last year, Wimbledon guests got through 8,615 punnets a day during the two-week event. And serving up strawberries is serious business for Wimbledon.

It’s too soon to tell what the performances on court will be like this year, but the strawberries are tipped for a winning season - this summer’s crops are expected to be better than ever, thanks to our frosty spring.

Make your own strawberry recipes with a Pimms and strawberry jelly, a sponge cake or an Eton mess.