Enjoy fresh berry desserts all summer long with these crowd-pleasing recipes.
When the heat turns up Blackberry Supremes are the perfect sized sweet and tart berry dessert to end summer meals. Offer a
variety of tart flavors by using strawberries, blueberries or raspberries.
One of the South's favorites, strawberry shortcake is shorthand for a great spring or summer dessert. Though you've likely
had those spongy little cups from the grocery store or angel food cake as a base, true shortcake is basically a big, sweet
biscuit. Don't let the thought of making biscuits scare you. We've streamlined our version so there's no rolling or cutting
involved--just a tender dough that you drop onto a baking sheet.
The dog days of summer are the perfect time to enjoy this cool and creamy desserts. Our staff awarded these berry sherbets
their highest ratings. So dust off your ice-cream maker, and get ready to enjoy a bit of heaven.
Store-bought cookies make preparing this new recipe spin on the beloved trifle a snap. Cover with a delicious, fresh raspberry
glaze and you’ll have a splurge-worthy cookie trifle in half the time.
For an easy summer treat on the go blend strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and cranberries. This smoothie will fill
you up and pack you full of much-needed and hard-working antioxidants.
This kid-friendly, summer dessert idea is perfect for the lake or the beach because it takes less than 15 minutes to whip
Combine 1 lb. fresh strawberries, sliced, with 2 cups fresh blueberries; sprinkle with 3 Tbsp. sugar, and toss. Let stand 10 minutes. Spoon evenly over 10 vanilla or chocolate miniature ice-cream sandwiches; dollop with 1⁄2 (8-oz.) container thawed whipped topping.
Blueberries combine with summer’s signature fruit for a refreshing flavor combination. Mason jars make serving this parfait
easy and stylish.
Layer cakes are a crowd pleasing hit in any season. Top this Chocolate Strawberry Basket Cake with chocolate-covered strawberries
and a wire handle woven with fresh flowers to make it double as a show-stopping summer centerpiece.
This cool, creamy treat is just right for serving at your next outdoor gathering. Fresh blueberry and citrus flavors make
this pie refreshing and delightful. Make this pie up to a day ahead and chill in the refrigerator until it’s time to party.
Lavish amounts of semisweet chocolate and sour cream give rise to these luscious cake layers. No one will ever guess the recipe
begins with a mix. A simple coating of coarsely chopped pecans and a handful of colorful berries will send this towering treat
to the table in high style.
The simplicity of a cookie tucked into a foil baking cup and topped with ice cream is a subtle change of pace. Serve them
as a midweek dessert, the main attraction at a birthday party, or a cool refreshment on a hot afternoon.
This classic French dessert features luscious pastry cream topped with a layer of sweet strawberries. Enhance the flavor of
your tart by adding a teaspoon of rose or orange flower water to the cream.
Familiar foods are the ones we love best, and this new twist on a family favorite makes it as easy to prepare as it is to
eat. To transform the cobbler into a speedy dessert, we scaled it down to 5 classic ingredients with less than 5 minutes prep
This top-rated pie recipe features a unique combination of salty pretzel crust and sweet strawberry ice-cream. Garnish with
lime rind curls, fresh whole strawberries, and pretzels for a stunning presentation.
No summer celebration would be complete with out the rich, sweet taste of Fresh Blackberry Pie. Though this pie should be
assembled and served the same day, you can get a head start by combining the berries and sugar and chilling them the night
These luscious little gems are so quick to fix you can make dozens at a time. Inexpensive shot glasses sparkle as contemporary
dessert dishes. For large parties, miniature (5-oz.) clear-plastic tumblers, available from party stores, are a great option.
Rev up your taste buds for a combination of sweet berries, sour lemon, and cool mint in this delicious pound cake dessert.
Fresh berries topped with a luscious, velvety cream are the perfect treat after a laid-back dinner party. If you want a smokier
flavor add mezcal, which is similar to tequila, in the cream.
Bread pudding is an all-time summer classic dessert. Add blueberries and you'll have an instant hit! Make this easy, decadent
recipe the day before, and chill; then bake and serve hot.
Summer is all about simple, and this flavor-packed cheesecake tops our list of fun desserts. There’s no need to wrangle with
a rolling pin--just pat the crust in the pan, fold together a creamy cheesecake filling, then sit back and chill. Homemade
has never been so easy.
Serve this juicy showstopper with sweetened whipped cream, or dollop on extra tiramisù flavor by folding together equal parts
sweetened whipped cream and mascarpone cheese.
Offer with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, and, to save time, you can simply top with a mix of your favorite fresh summer fruit.