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Cool Confections: Light Desserts You’ll Want All Summer Long

Country Living Logo By Country Living Staff of Country Living | Slide 1 of 41: Strapped for baking or cooking inspiration now that the weather’s finally warming up? Look no further-we come bearing the best fruit dessert recipes that you simply must try out this summer. Naturally sweet and full of flavor, fruit makes the perfect addition to cakes, pies, and other enticing treats. This season, we invite you to make a fruit-filled dessert the freshest finale to all your summer dinners. Stick to fruit dessert classics like chocolate banana boats, cherry pie, and mixed berry cobbler. Or, think outside the box with family-friendly foods like Creamsicle fluff, blackberry-lime cream puffs, and chocolate-drizzled fruit-infused dessert nachos. A handful of cool concoctions, like a berry icebox cake and blueberry yogurt popsicles, will not only satisfy your sweet tooth, but they'll also help you beat the heat. Your fruity fares don’t need to classified as strictly after-dinner indulgences though-ideas like strawberry banana bread and cream cheese danishes can make appearances at the breakfast table too. And no excuse is needed to try your hand at a new fruit dessert recipe (although the lemon curd mousse will be a certified party pleaser). For even more ideas, check out these delicious dessert recipes.

Strapped for baking or cooking inspiration now that the weather’s finally warming up? Look no further-we come bearing the best fruit dessert recipes that you simply must try out this summer. Naturally sweet and full of flavor, fruit makes the perfect addition to cakes, pies, and other enticing treats. This season, we invite you to make a fruit-filled dessert the freshest finale to all your summer dinners. Stick to fruit dessert classics like chocolate banana boats, cherry pie, and mixed berry cobbler. Or, think outside the box with family-friendly foods like Creamsicle fluff, blackberry-lime cream puffs, and chocolate-drizzled fruit-infused dessert nachos. A handful of cool concoctions, like a berry icebox cake and blueberry yogurt popsicles, will not only satisfy your sweet tooth, but they'll also help you beat the heat. Your fruity fares don’t need to classified as strictly after-dinner indulgences though-ideas like strawberry banana bread and cream cheese danishes can make appearances at the breakfast table too. And no excuse is needed to try your hand at a new fruit dessert recipe (although the lemon curd mousse will be a certified party pleaser). For even more ideas, check out these delicious dessert recipes.

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