What could be better on a hot summers day but a delicious barbecue with your friends finished with a light and fresh summer dessert recipe. Summer is the ultimate time for fruit, which means desserts are going to be off the chain with stone fruits, berries and pears. Prepare yourself for an onslaught of mouth-watering desserts that you’ll want to make day after day this summer.
1. Brown Sugar Pavlova With Caramelised Peaches
This summer dessert recipe is miles above a regular pavlova you would get from the supermarket and pour a can of fruit over. The tantalising combination of brown sugar, caramalised peaches and freshly whipped cream is going to have you weak at the knees.
Making the perfect meringue can be hard, but this recipe gives you a simple step by step method and lots of extra advice to make sure your creation is on point.
Get the recipe at Super Golden Bakes
2. Raspberry Crumble Bars
Want a simple treat to take on a picnic or to the beach with your friend? These sweet and mouthwatering bars will go down a treat among your pals!
There’s nothing better than that oats and brown sugar cluster combination paired with juicy raspberries. The crust is soft and delectable and the perfect amount of fruit balances this perfect summer bar. You’ll have trouble getting these out of the kitchen and to your outing.
Get the recipe at Pinch Of Yum
3. Berry Cobbler
Fresh summer berries are something of a religious experience. Raspberries, blueberries, blackberries and strawberries. Is your mouth watering? You can buy them by the punnet from a local farm and turn them into jams or stew them to have with ice cream but there’s nothing quite like a warm berry cobbler.
This summer dessert recipe classic is bound to bring some nostalgia with its buttery brown sugar biscuits and sweetly tender berries. Topped off with some vanilla ice cream and your stomach will be very, very happy.
4. Lemon Tartlets With Lemon Curd
This easy and versatile summer dessert recipe is sure to become a staple recipe to whip out on short notice when you’re having guests over or asked to bring something. A fresh citrus hit is a summer must have every few days and lemons are high among the gods of citrus.
Sweet crumbly pastry paired with smooth lemon curd is making even the anti sugar monsters.
Get the recipe at A Side Of Sweet
5. Mango Mousse Cups
Remember cutting open a mango as a kid and getting it everywhere including your hair and forehead and sucking the skin until every last morsel was in your mouth? Mango is an otherworldly experience for sure.
This summer dessert recipe captures the succulent flavour of mango and also the essence of summer. It wont weigh you down like some heavy and overly sweet desserts do. This dessert is perfectly balanced with sweetness and airy texture.
Get the recipe at Marriage And Laughter
6. No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake
This no bake summer dessert recipe is great for a blisteringly hot day where you can’t even fathom turning on the oven or you’ll combust. Leave it in the fridge to set overnight and you’ll have a cool dessert to indulge in the next day (or for breakfast).
Take advantage of the sweet season fruit and buy fresh high quality strawberries, you won’t be sorry.
Get the recipe at Bigger Bolder Baking
7. Banoffee Pie
This dessert is a classic English dish full of banana, cream and caramel that is absolutely to die for. It is less summery than a dessert laden with fruit but still sings to the senses. This easy pie recipe will make you keep coming back for more.
Get the recipe at Sally’s Baking Addiction
8. Lime And Coconut Soaked Cake
This fluffy and tangy cake screams sunshine and warmth! Enjoy this with an iced coffee while sitting outside somewhere, soaking up the rays. The perfect combination of coconut and lime will have you thinking you’re on a tropical island waited on hand and foot.
Recipe at La Peche Fraiche