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Dessert Ideas for Summer

These dessert ideas for Summer are some of the best easy summer desserts that don’t require baking! It’s a great time to make fun summer desserts that the whole family will love!

When summer rolls around the last thing we want to do is spend all day inside, cooking or baking, right? These easy dessert ideas for summer will help you come up with delicious new treats that everyone loves, without spending the day in the kitchen.

You can make most of these recipes with zero baking or lengthy preparation. Some that take longer will need time to freeze or chill but those are still great options since you can throw them into the refrigerator or freezer and head back outside to join the fun.

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If you have some picnics, summer BBQ’s, or parties planned with the family this year you won’t want to miss out on all of these great recipes. They’re wonderful for serving up at gatherings and events, your guests will be thrilled with a tasty new treat that is refreshing and indulgent.

What kinds of dessert recipes should I make for the summer?

Dessert recipes that you want to make for the summer don’t really have to have any kind of qualifications…however, I like to make lighter desserts in the summer.

I also like to make desserts that are no-bake because heating up the house with the oven and spending all day baking are not things I really enjoy doing when it’s super hot out.

In terms of flavors for fun summer desserts I usually look for fruit flavored options, citrus is a favorite in our house. Homemade popsicles, key lime treats, and of course anything strawberry are usually great choices.

When the local farmers market is loaded with fresh berries and fruit I know it’s time to start making some of my favorite dessert ideas for summer. Check them out below and be sure to let me know which ones were favorites in your house!

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Looking for other recipe collections to check out?

Before we get to the list of recipes for the summer desserts don’t forget that we also have some other great recipe collections available for your to peruse. These other recipe collections have delicious choices for the summer as well so check them out and round out your summer meal plans with ease!

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The Best Dessert Ideas For Summer:

Let’s dive on in and take a look at some of the best dessert ideas for the summer. You can’t go wrong with these delicious treats, whip some up anytime you need a taste of summer!

Dessert Ideas For Summer

These dessert ideas for summer are light, fresh, and require zero baking. These treats are perfect for a hot summer day and lazy summer nights outdoors!