These cool summer dessert recipes are great for warm evenings and lazy summer parties. From panna cotta to pavlova, impress your guests with these fruit based puddings and sweet treats.
I love summer fruit, from colourfull blueberries, strawberries and raspberries to juicy Mangoes, Nectarines, Peaches and Pears. While delicious as they are, they also make a great base for a range of fruity summer treats.
These fresh summer fruit desserts are gathered from food bloggers around the world and there is something for everyone, with delicious dairy free, gluten free and vegan options. If you are looking to impress with your dessert board and feature fresh seasonal fruit you can't go wrong with these amazing fruit creations.
Many of these desserts go fantastically with the ice creams you can find here on Keep calm and eat ice cream. This sour cream ice cream is particularly good with many fruit recipes.
You can follow the links to the original recipe for each dessert below (below each photo).
1. Fresh berry pavlova
Fresh berry pavlova is an easy to make New Zealand dessert that has a crisp outside and a marshmallowy inside. This dessert can be topped with fresh berries, honey, whipped cream, and more!
Get the recipe at Backyard Bohemian : Fresh berry pavlova recipe
2. Gluten-free pear and raspberry cake
Simple to make and delicious to eat, this lovely Gluten-Free Pear and Raspberry Cake is moist and full of flavour. Enjoy it with a pot of tea or coffee or as a dessert with a dollop of cream and some fresh raspberries.
Get the recipe at It's not complicated recipes : Gluten-Free pear and raspberry cake recipe
3. Nectarine upside down skillet cake
Nectarine Upside Down Skillet Cake starts with a cake mix and cooks on your stove top!
Get the recipe at Swirls of flavor : Nectarine upside down skillet cake recipe
4. Mini strawberry cheesecake cups
A great way to use fresh strawberries (or any summer fruit) is topping a thick, tangy cheesecake! These bites are classic creamy cheesecake wrapped in a crispy, flaky phyllo shell, topped with sweet strawberries - or swap it out for your favorite fresh fruit!
Get the recipe at The sum of all sweets : Mini strawberry cheesecake cups
5. Strawberry and blueberry panna cotta
A sophisticated dessert for summer that looks incredible, One of the best desserts to try this summer with berries
Get the recipe at Cook with Kushi : Strawberry and blueberry panna cotta recipe
6. Grilled plums with honey ginger yoghurt
These Grilled Plums with Honey Ginger Yogurt are a perfect summer dessert! An easy healthy dessert full of fresh flavors.
Get the recipe at Three olives branch : Grilled plums with honey ginger yoghurt recipe
7. Summer berrry trifle
Layer upon layer of angel food cake, summer berries, and a custard like filling, this trifle recipe is a cold dessert that is perfect for any hot summer day!
Get the recipe at Recipes worth repeating : Summer berry trifle recipe
8. Healthy fruit pizza with chocolate peanut butter frosting
This Gluten Free Fruit Pizza with Greek Yogurt Frosting is a perfect healthy fruit pizza, great for a snack or healthy, light dessert. The almond flour crust is gluten-free and topped with fresh fruit and a chocolate peanut butter frosting
Get the recipe at Bucket list tummy : Healthy fruit pizza recipe
9. Kisel with berries (КИСЕЛЬ)
Kisel (Kissel) is a classic Russian and Slavic fruit dessert or sometimes drink. It's like a summer soup jelly made with berries thickened with potato starch. There is so much fruit in the recipe!
Get the recipe at Peters food adventures : Kisel with berries recipe
10. Easy english summer pudding with blueberry lavender syrup
An easy but elegant British summer pudding.
Get the recipe at Farm to Jar : Easy english summer pudding recipe
11. Indian strawberry lassi yoghurt smoothie
Ready to expand your horizons and embark on a new culinary adventure but are hesitant of unfamiliar spices? Then this Indian strawberry lassi is the perfect recipe for you.
Get the recipe at All that's Jas : Strawberry lassi yoghurt smoothie recipe
12. No bake summer peach tart
No bake summer peach tart! Made with fresh, juicy peaches and summer berries. It's vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar free!
Get the recipe at Anna Banana : No bake summer peach tart recipe
13. Fresh peach and blueberry cake
A Fresh Peach and Blueberry Cake makes a delightful summer dessert and is perfect for casual entertaining.
Get the recipe at Sweet and savoury pursuits : Fresh peach and blueberry cake recipe
13. Ah-Mazing peach blueberry cobbler
This fruit cobbler is off the charts with fresh peaches and blueberries and a heavenly biscuit topping. Serve with whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla.
Get the recipe at Garlic & Zest : Ah-mazing peach blueberry cobbler recipe
14. Pineapple, orange and ginger popsicles
These fresh, firey pineapple, orange and ginger popsicles sing of sunshine and summer days.
Get the recipe here at Keep Calm and eat Ice cream : Pineapple, orange and ginger popsicles recipe
15. Fruit cocktail dessert for Adults Only
This Fruit Cocktail is an adults-only dessert that is sure to please. Delicious fresh fruit of the season is cut up and seasoned with a little rum, a touch of sugar sugar and lemon zest for an almost healthy and surprisingly tasty fruit cocktail dessert
Get the recipe at 2 Cookin' mamas : Fruit cocktail dessert recipe
16. Homemade cherry pie
This homemade cherry pie can be made with fresh or frozen cherries which allows you to enjoy it year round. It is made even better with a delicious flaky crust that melts in your mouth.
Get the recipe at Chisel and fork : Homemade cherry pie recipe
17. Easy mini blueberry pie for two
Crisp, flaky pie crust and juicy fresh summer blueberries are made into mini pies in the perfect proportions to satisfy two people.
Get the recipe at All ways delicious: Mini blueberry pie for two recipe
18. Peach Raspberry Tiramisu
Peach Raspberry Tiramisu is a delicious and easy summer dessert full of flavour. A tasty and fresh variation of the classic Italian cake:
Get the recipe at Dani's cookings : Peach raspberry tiramisu recipe
19. Black forest eton mess
This delicious black forest Eton mess dessert is made up of layers of sweet crumbled meringue, velvety vanilla whipped cream, a fruity cherry brandy compote and a smooth chocolate ganache.
Get the recipe at The spice train : Black forest eton mess
20. Nectarine Tart
This nectarine tart has only four ingredients, is super simple to make and most importantly it tastes delicious!
Get the recipe here at Keep calm and eat ice cream : Nectarine tart recipe
21. Passion fruit mousse
Just 4 ingredients and you can have this Passion Fruit Mousse in no time! It’s exotic, delicious and so easy to make. The perfect dessert for any occasion.
Get the recipe at Simple living recipes : Passion fruit mousse recipe
If you need more summer dessert ideas, check out more popsicle and ice cream recipes here on Keep calm and eat ice cream.
If you have made any of these desserts, let me know in the comments below or tag me on instagram #kcaeic
What a fantastic compilation! I see several I’m going to need to try - especially that passionfruit mousse! Wow! Thanks so much for posting, and thanks for including our Cheesecake Bite post! 😌