summertime desserts

Summertime is the perfect time to sit around the pool, hang out with friends, and enjoy delightful, seasonal desserts. Whether you’re entertaining, cooking for your family, or simply want to enjoy something sweet at the end of the day, these five summertime desserts are perfect for any occasion and palette.

Raspberry Peach Java Cinnamon Crumble

Raspberry Peach Java Cinnamon Crumble

This delightful dessert combines fresh peaches, raspberries and a blend of these gourmet snacks to create a complex taste while remaining a light, summery treat. With only fifteen minutes of prep time and thirty-five minutes to bake, this dessert can be whipped up during dinner and enjoyed with your favorite ice-cream. Get the recipe here.

Frozen Yogurt Coconut PopsFrozen Yogurt Coconut Pops

For a quick, frozen treat that will delight both kids and adults, Frozen Yogurt Coconut Pops are versatile and fun. Using two cups of your favorite summer fruit and yogurt infused with coconut, this dessert offers layers of healthy sweetness. It does, however, require time to freeze and should be made in advance. You will want these tasty treats stocked in your freezer all summer long!

Watermelon CoolersWatermelon Coolers


Summer is not complete without watermelon. For a less messy way to consume this deliciously light fruit, try Watermelon Coolers. This tasty dessert combines the gentle sweetness of watermelon with the herbal, refreshing taste of ginger ale. To keep your taste buds even more interested, add limeade to the Coolers for a tart, citrusy bite.

Simple Dutch Chocolate Raspberry ParfaitsSimple Dutch Chocolate Raspberry Parfaits

This delicious berry parfait has a rich, chocolate flavor which provides an excellent sweet note to complement the tartness of the raspberries. With only five ingredients, these chocolate raspberry parfaits are deceptively simple, considering their decadent flavors. Add a mint sprig and a dash of Cognac, and your family and friends will be asking for the recipe. You can find the recipe and ingredients here.

Strawberry Trifle

Strawberry Trifle

For a delectable summer trifle, combine angel food cake, bananas, and strawberries in a simple recipe that requires minimal effort. This dessert is perfect after a big barbeque or friendly get-together. The prep time is only fifteen minutes and the finished trifle can be beautified by topping it with fresh strawberries and mint leaves.

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy all of your favorite desserts. With the days lasting longer and the temperature rising, these five desserts are quick and simple, leaving you plenty of time to enjoy the long hours of summer.

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