Summer desserts are always a hit. Summer brings in different types of berries and you could use these to make very easy summer desserts. Of course there is no season to make a particular dessert but summers are the best time to try quick and easy summer desserts in order to cool off and feel comfortable in the heat. Here are easy summer desserts recipes that you are sure to enjoy.
Summer Fruit Bowl: This is a very easy recipe that only needs mixing in the most part.
- Lady finger halves – 16
- Orange juice – 1 tsp
- Blueberries – 1 cup
- Green grapes [seedless] – 1 cup
- Coconut [flaked] – 1 cup
- Pineapple pieces [well drained] – a can
- Sour cream – 1 cup
- Vanilla extract – 1 tsp
NOTE: You can choose any berries depending on your taste.
Sprinkle the orange juice on the lady fingers and line a part of the bowl with cookies. Next, combine the berries, the grapes and the strawberries. Add in the sour cream, pine apple and the vanilla extract in a different bowl. Now slowly add the mixture to the fruit. Once you mix lightly and it is done, add the mixture into the bowl you lined.
Strawberry Peach Sherbet: This is also one of the easy desserts for summer that you are sure to enjoy. Everyone loves strawberries and that is why this will surely be a hit.
- Peaches – 4 pieces
- Strawberries – fresh, chopped – 1 pound
- Lemon juice, freshly squeezed – 4 tbsp
- Sugar – 1 cup
Cook the peaches in boiling water for about two minutes. Now remove them and soak them in cold water. Once they cool down, remove the stones and the skin. Mash them. Now take the lemon juice, strawberries and the peach pulp together in a food processor to puree them. Add in the sugar and puree again for about 15 seconds. Pour into the serving dish and freeze it until it is hard. Make sure you remove it an hour before serving and place it in the refrigerator so that it softens.
There are a number of easy summer desserts such as these for you to enjoy. You could mix and match the berries or use more than one berry and experiment your way to create beautiful and easy summer desserts for your family. They are the perfect way to cool off and ward some of the heat away while staying healthy at the same time.