5 Summertime Desserts to Sweeten the Season

August 8, 2015

The abundance of summer fruit begs to be turned into a myriad of seasonal desserts.  The peaches are juicy, the berries are plump and the ice cream maker is patiently waiting to be used. You can savor sweet and tart strawberries embedded in a no-bake strawberry shortcake or the satisfaction of creamy homemade ice cream all within the comfort of your own kitchen  Make the most of what is left of summer and make this delicious, totally satisfying seasonal treats.

No-Bake Strawberry Shortcake
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Don't bother turning on the oven with this dessert.  No bake strawberry shortcake is easy and the whole family will love it.

3 Ingredient Vanilla Ice Cream
Submitted to Foodista by Wendi Spraker

With only 3 ingredients, anyone can prepare this ice cream on the fly.  Top with hot fudge, salted caramel sauce or fresh fruit.

Summer Pudding
Submitted to Foodista by Pat Churchill

Summer pudding is a favorite English desserts that uses stale white bread, berries and sugar.  You will be amazed how the combination of three ingredients becomes something so beautiful and delicious.

Peach Crostata
Photo Credit: Timonthy Vollmer

A crostata is a free formed pie so if you are nervous about using pie pans, pie weights, or crimping pie crust - this recipe is for you.

Prickly Pear Granita
Submitted to Foodista by Juno

Shaved ice just got a whole lot better.  This recipe is all natural with no artificial ingredients or sweeteners.  

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