Who says making a dessert has to be difficult, especially when the summer heat is starting to melt you away?
These 20 easy summer dessert recipes are both mouth-watering and easy to make to help you get through the summer heat.
Some of them are cakes, ice creams, and other unique desserts, but they’re all similarly refreshing and tasty. And they are:
With only four ingredients, it’s one of those easy summer dessert recipes that you’re bound to make more than once. Mix a box of instant vanilla pudding with raspberry yoghurt and whipped topping. Then, fold in the raspberries and/or sprinkle them on top for garnishing.
Summer calls for the peach season, and you can make some exciting and healthy summer desserts out of it. One of them is a baked peach crisp, made by baking a half-sliced peach and oats crumbles. Finish the dessert with cooling ice cream to add more depth to it.
While technically a spring dessert, strawberry mousse’s still an amazing dessert during summer. Make strawberry puree, separate half of it, and mix the first half with very thick cream. Then, pour the second half of pure puree to a glass, pour the first mixture on top of it, and finish with strawberry slices.
It is one of the classic easy summer dessert recipes many people love. Melt some marshmallow with constant stirring, add vanilla extract and salt to it, then pour the mixture to a bowl of Rice Krispies cereal. Quickly, cool the mixture to a pan, then cut into squares to make some amazing summer desserts for parties.
This no-bake summer dessert is extremely easy to make. Mix cream cheese with sugar, key lime juice, and condensed milk slowly, then store in a fridge for an hour. You can enjoy it with other easy summer dessert recipes like oats crumbles, cakes, or crackers.
It is perhaps the easiest of all the easy summer dessert recipes here. You have to bake or stew rhubarb with sugar, mix with meringues, and topped with cream.
Ambrosia salad consists of crushed pineapple, coconut, marshmallows, mandarin oranges, maraschino cherries, sour cream, and whipped cream. Mix them all, and make a batch to make some amazing and simple summer dessert for parties.
It is a very exciting summer dessert, both for your social media and mouth consumptions. Freeze some sliced bananas, then blitz them with condensed milk, agave, and matcha powder with a food processor. After that, put the mixture on a large container, freeze for two hours, and serve with matcha powder topping.
It is a no-bake summer dessert, which means it’s a great summer snack for your appetite and health. To make the filling, mix condensed milk, vanilla pudding, and whipped cream. Then, pour them on a layer of graham crackers, and cover them with another layer of crackers. Finally, make the icing with heated sugar, milk, and cocoa powder.
Unique and easy summer dessert recipes are always welcomed, such as this. Mini apple pizzas are sweet and refreshing; you have to core an apple and slice it thick for the base. Then, spread some peanut butter, and add fruits or grains toppings to them.
The name and appearance might seem unorthodox for a cake, but it’s still a delicious dessert. First, mix berries, cinnamon, and sugar in a pan, then cover them with dry cake mix and pour butter to them all. Bake them in a preheated oven for 30 minutes, and serve cold or warm with cooling ice cream.
The fusion of crispy top and juicy berries makes one of the best summer fruit desserts. To make one, first, you have to combine berries, sugar, cinnamon, and flour in a preheated pie plate. Then, mix oats, sugar, salt, and flour in a bowl until the mixture resembles crispy bits. After that, sprinkle them to the pie plate, and bake away.
Another amazing no-bake summer dessert, this mango cake requires more preparations than the others but is still easy. First, you puree a mango, then mix it with a chilled mixture of whipped cream and condensed milk. Later, make the cake’s bottom layer from graham crackers, spread the mixture on it, and cover the mixture with another cracker layer. Repeat until you’re satisfied with the size, add mango slices for the icings, and chill the cake.
Not many easy summer dessert ideas are as simple as this one. All you have to do is to blitz a plain yoghurt, raspberries, sugar, and vanilla until smooth, then freeze the mixture. But before the frozen yoghurt is entirely frozen, add chocolate chips to it for more flavour.
The sweet and tangy orange yoghurt cream popsicle makes it one of the most exciting summer desserts for parties. Simply blitz a vanilla yoghurt with orange juice, add sugar if necessary, pour the mixture into popsicle moulds, then wait for 2 hours.
This Filipino dessert is popular because it’s tasty and simple to make. Make a bottom layer of graham crackers and spread the mixture of whipped cream and sweetened condensed milk to it. Then, cover it with another layer of crackers and repeat the same process. Once you’re done, add some mango slices for the icing before chilling the cake.
One of the old-fashioned easy summer dessert recipes, peach cobbler, takes more time to prepare. You have to caramelise peach slices with sugar and salt, then pour a batter onto a pan with melted butter. Once you do, add the peach slices to the pan, bake them, and either eat them with ice cream or store them in the fridge.
If you’re reading this recipe, then chances are you’ve read the crisp berry recipe. This recipe uses similar procedure; only this time the berries are more focused toward blueberries. Additionally, with this recipe, you can try using brown sugar for more depth of flavour.
Coffee can create some exciting and easy summer dessert recipes like this one. To make an Italian affogato, you need to brew espresso and scoop ice cream on a glass. Then, drown the ice cream with the espresso, add nocino nut liqueur, and finish with grated dark chocolate or wafer.
Let’s finish this list of easy summer dessert recipes with a bang. First, mix half-cut plums with coconut flour, cloves, ground cinnamon, and maple syrup, then bake until the juice is slightly released. Then, cover the mixture with a layer of topping that consists of oats, almonds, coconut flour, oil and milk, maple syrup, and salt. Bake again and enjoy with another coconut milk.
So, ready to make some amazing and favourite summer desserts?
All those 20 easy summer dessert recipes are healthy, exciting, tasty, and perfect for cooling down your summer days.
Don’t forget to cycle between each recipe occasionally for more excitement!