(Closed) What is your favorite summer dessert?

posted 7 years ago in Cooking
Post # 3
2512 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I am so not a desert maker… though I love eating it lol.

But my Future Mother-In-Law makes a KICK ass fruit salad. She adds grenadin and rum rum to it and it just tastes amazing!

Post # 4
921 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Strawberries and whipped cream.. or apples and caramel& chocolate sauce.

Post # 5
1820 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Early summer – strawberry rhubarb crisp (this is seriously amazing – PM me if you want the recipe)

Late summer – peach cobbler (yum!  reminds me of my grandmother making it when I was a kid…)

Post # 8
11167 posts
Sugar Beekeeper

@hilsy85: Why not go with a simple strawberry shortcake and whipcream? That is my favorite and it’s so delicious and light. Tis the season for delicious strawberries. ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 9
7587 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

Fruit Trifle.

I use pound cake as some of my layers. It doesn’t need the cream on top obviously. My brother is allergic to milk too, so my Mom always used non-dairy pudding instead.

Post # 11
7587 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

I also make a super yummy twist on apple crisp. I saute granny smith apples in butter and Amaretto until they are super soft and gooey. Then I do a brown sugar, oatmeal, cinnamon and butter crumble on top. If you use cute ramikans then you don’t need a heavy crust either and the top crisps in about 15 minutes or so in the oven.

Post # 12
345 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I freaking love pineapples, mangos and bananas on the grill. So fresh and so yummy!

Post # 13
5496 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2010

My favorite summer dessert is Key Lime Pie. And I’m so excited because my husband and I are going to Key West in a month and I’ll get to have it where it originated!


@mwitter80: Yum!!! That picture looks heavenly.

Post # 15
9029 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

@mwitter80: I LOVE trifle..omgosh.. my mouth is actually watering right now, The versions that I’ve tasted had cake on the bottom, then jello, then custard, then fruits and more jello and cream… heavenly!!

Post # 16
4038 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I make an orange granita…about 3 oranges (or 2 cups orange juice), 4 tbsp simple syrup (equal parts sugar and water, boiled until sugar dissolves), a dash of vanilla extract and lemon juice. When I use the fruit, I pureer them in the blender then strain. I usually only add enough of the syrup to give it a little sweetness, but every now and again I want something really sweet and add more…and spike it with lemon juice. 

Pour it into a shallow glass or ceramic pan and freeze for 2 hours, strirring to break up the crystals every 30 minutes. It’s slushy and crunchy with ice crystals when done. So delicious and refreshing. 

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