12 Summer Fruit Desserts

12 Summer Fruit Desserts

When the summer sun is scorching hot, you don’t want to weigh yourself down with heavy, filling desserts. How are you going to hit the beach or play a game of tennis with a stomach full of chocolate cake? Instead, focus on using some fresh, seasonal fruit to make these yummy summer desserts!

Summertime Delight Watermelon Sorbet: This delicious frozen treat is the perfect dessert for a warm summer evening. It's cool, refreshing, and has just the right amount of sweetness to satisfy. You don’t even need an ice cream maker to make it!

Apricot Upside-Down Cake: By substituting apricot puree for all the oil and most of the butter, the calorie content is greatly reduced in this recipe.

Sassy Dee’s Wild Raspberry Blackberry Pie: This is a very pretty pie.  It has great flavor and it's a great holiday or any-other-day dessert. The cream topping adds some delicious flavor.

Strawberry Mango Cobbler: For a low-cal version of this tropical treat, use your favorite sugar substitute and serve with frozen yogurt instead of ice cream.

Blueberry Muffin Cake: Like a giant blueberry muffin, this is a versatile cake that is great for brunch, dessert or even breakfast!

English Plum Pudding: This elaborate pudding is oh so British and quite elaborate. Packed with raisins, currants, cinnamon and spices, it's topped with a cognac-based sauce to finish it off.

Grilled Peaches with Fresh Cherry Topping: This creates a pretty dessert with layers of brown sugar, grilled peaches, ice cream, and fresh cherry sauce.

Real Strawberry Shortcake: Nothing says summer like homemade shortcake topped with fresh strawberries and whipped cream!

Fresh Figs Baked with Honey and Cream: This special dessert is the essence of indulgence. It's truly a treat.

Ms. Ruby’s Huckleberry Rag Pudding: If you can get a hold of huckleberries, this is a delicious desert that you need to try!

Cantaloupe Cream Pie: This cool, refreshing custard pie is a unique way to use cantaloupe.

Fruit Dessert Pizza: This clever dessert is always a great choice for a party or potluck dinner.

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