Family gatherings and summer backyard parties have started for the season. Don’t stress over simple desserts to celebrate. Here are 10+ Desserts to Celebrate Summer.
School is out or will be soon. Independence Day is around the corner. Where has the time gone? Next thing you know it will be August and time for school again. So, make the most of the summertime and get outside to spend time with family and friends. Here are some of my favorite summer desserts to get me through the barbecue party season.
Your picnic guests will not be able to get enough of this Banana Snack Cake with Peanut Butter Glaze. A simple cake full of banana flavor is topped with a simply delicious peanut butter glaze. This cake is easy to make ahead of time and refrigerate until you’re ready to top and serve to your guests.
Summer sweet watermelon and mint are blended with rum in these scrumptious poptails! Watermelon Mojito Popsicles are just the thing to cool you off this summer! Replace the rum with simple syrup for a mocktail version.
For me, easy summer desserts are make-ahead friendly. They have simple ingredients and whip up in little time with little effort. Easy desserts are made with ingredients you have on hand. For me, I always have bananas in the freezer for an easy banana bread or a batch of banana peanut butter blondies.
Simply sweet and simply delicious, Fresh Strawberry Pie is easy to make and worth every bite. The fresh strawberries swimming in fresh strawberry jelly are the epitome of summer in a dessert!
S’Mores Popsicles are full of chocolate fun with marshmallow fluff coated with more chocolate and graham cracker pieces. They’re fun to make and oh so delicious for summer.
The exotic flavors in these Cardamom Saffron Pistachio Yogurt Pops have you traveling from your kitchen. They’re quick to make and OH so delicious!
If you want to highlight fresh summer produce, then letting the ingredients speak for themselves is the best way to make a summer dessert. From a simple fresh strawberry pie to delicious tropical icebox cakes, these are simple recipes that let the ingredients really shine.
Tropical Icebox Cake has mango and pineapple buried in the custard and mousse style filling between the graham cracker layers. It’s simple and simply delicious.
No Churn Caramel Apple Ice Cream is light and delicious with all the flavors of fall! Double the batch because you’re family will devour this quickly.
Fresh Pineapple Upside Down Cake has fresh, sweet pineapple on top light and moist cake underneath. It’s a simple and quick cake that bakes up easily.
Easy Peanut Butter Cookies come together in minutes with simple pantry ingredients. They are chewy and crispy with delicious peanut butter flavor.
Banana Peanut Butter Blondies are full of banana and peanut butter flavor. They’re a one bowl dessert that is easy to make!
Of course, there’s nothing simpler and more delicious than no churn ice creams. They require no special equipment, are easy to make, and you can change up the ingredients easily. And they pair well with easy to whip up cookies. Combine the two for a delicious ice cream cookie sandwich.
Black Forest Snack Cake has all the delicious chocolate and cherry flavors in an easy to make snack cake. The chocolate snack cake has cherry flavors inside the cake and has a cherry topping.
Key Lime Curd Mousse is creamy with a sweet and tangy flavor. I used leftover key lime curd, but you can easily make your own in the microwave.