26 Refreshing Summer Desserts and Treats

Have you been searching for delicious summer dessert recipes? You have come to the right place.

I have gathered a list of some of the best desserts for you to make this summer. Included are cheesecakes, bars, peach cobbler, icebox cake, and many more options to choose from.

Let’s get started going through the list of tasty desserts.

What are good summer desserts? You can make one of these dessert recipes for your summertime treat.

  • Mini Strawberry Cheesecake
  • Strawberry Dessert Bars
  • Lemon Bars
  • Fruit Salad
  • Sunshine Cake
  • Ice Cream Cake
  • Strawberry Smoothie
  • Peach Cobbler
  • Blackberry Cake
  • Raspberry Bars
  • Berry Ice Box Cake
  • Strawberry Popsicle
  • Baked Peaches
  • Lemon Cream Tart
  • Smores Bars
  • Strawberry Parfait
  • Fruit Pizza
  • Fruit Salsa
  • Strawberry Hand Pies
  • Strawberry Sundae
  • Blueberry Cake
  • Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream
  • Blueberry Smoothie
  • Cherry Cobbler
  • Mango Sorbet
  • Blackberry Cobbler

Refreshing Summer Desserts and Treats

strawberry hand pie

1. Mini Strawberry Cheesecake

The first recipe on the list shows you how to make the best cheesecake. These cheesecakes are made into mini sizes that are perfect for the whole family.

They use a great homemade graham cracker crust. That crust is then filled with the best creamy filling and strawberry sauce. My kids loved this recipe so much that it was gone in no time.

Get this recipe on Live Well Bake Often.

strawberry bar

2. Strawberry Dessert Bars

This recipe shows you how to make the most delicious crumb bars. The bars are loaded with strawberries tucked into a tasty buttery crust that is topped with a crunchy buttery topping. This is an easy recipe to make and it tastes amazing.

Get this recipe on Flavor Mosaic.

lemon bars

3. Lemon Bars

I love everything that has lemon in it, so I had to add this lemon dessert recipe to the list. These lemon bars have a rich, tart flavor that tastes great. It is a simple recipe that is perfect for summer.

Get this recipe on All Recipes.

fruit salad

4. Fruit Salad

This is the season to enjoy all the delicious fruits. Fruit salads are easy to make and they taste delicious on a hot summer day.

This salad is packed with a variety of fruits like cantaloupe, strawberries, pineapples, and other tasty fruits. It is topped with a delicious homemade honey-lime dressing.

Get this recipe on Clean and Delicious.

pineapple cake

5. Sunshine Cake

If you are looking for an easy cake recipe to make this summer, then you defiantly have to try this recipe.

This pineapple sunshine cake would make the perfect summer dessert. It is full of pineapple flavor and is topped with the best fruit whipped pudding frosting.

Get this recipe on Love Bakes Good Cakes.

ice cream cake

6. Ice Cream Cake

Forget going to the store to pick up an ice cream cake. Just follow this recipe and make your own delicious homemade ice cream cake at home.

This cake is filled with a mix of chocolate and vanilla ice cream, all combined with cream and hot fudge. I am sure this recipe will be a hit with your family, it was with ours.

Get this recipe on Lauren’s Latest.

strawberry smoothie

7. Strawberry Smoothie

On a hot day, nothing is better than finding a cool spot to relax and sip on a delicious strawberry smoothie.

This recipe takes you through the steps needed to make the best homemade strawberry smoothie. This smoothie is loaded with strawberries and delicious flavors.

Get this recipe on The Recipe Rebel.

peach cobbler

8. Peach Cobbler

This is one of my favorite peach dessert recipes. It is quick, easy to make, and tastes awesome. This recipe shows you how to make the best peach cobbler.

Top it off with ice cream and you will have the best summer dessert.

Get this recipe on Lil Luna.

blackberry cake

9. Blackberry Cake

Here is another great cake recipe for you to try. This recipe shows you how to make the best blackberry cake.

It is inspired by their grandma’s recipe that has been passed down from five generations.

Get this recipe on Taste of Home.

raspberry bars

10. Raspberry Bars

Use up your raspberries and make these delicious raspberry streusel bars.

It has four layers that are loaded with raspberry filling and topped with vanilla icing.

Get this recipe on Sally’s Baking Addiction.

berry cake

11. Berry Ice Box Cake

The whole family will love this berry icebox cake. The great thing about this cake is that you don’t have to bake it.

I love no-bake recipes they save you so much time. This is the perfect dessert to make on a hot summer day.

Get this recipe on Cakes Cottage.

strawberry popsicle

12. Strawberry Popsicle

Make your own popsicles at home. This recipe shows how to make the best strawberry popsicles.

Only 3 simple ingredients are needed to make this recipe. I am sure your kids will love these popsicles.

Get this recipe on Made To Be A Momma.

baked peaches

13. Baked Peaches

Summer and peaches go together so well. If you are wondering what to do with a bunch of peaches, why not bake them.

This recipe shows you how to make the best-baked peaches. They turn out juicy, tender, and full of flavors.

Top with ice cream and you have the best treat to enjoy.

Get this recipe on Well plated.

lemon cream tart

14. Lemon Cream Tart

Here is another tasty lemon recipe that is full of flavors. This lemon cream tart is filled with the best citrus cream.

You should defiantly try this recipe for your summer dessert, you won’t regret it.

Get this recipe on Confession of a Baking Queen.

smores bars

15. Smores Bars

Try this delicious loaded smores recipe. These loaded soft and gooey smores taste great.

It is quick and easy to prepare and is a great dessert for you to try this summer.

Get this recipe on Averie Cooks.

strawberry parfait

16. Strawberry Parfait

Make your own parfaits at home. This recipe shows you how to make a delicious strawberry parfait.

Get this recipe on Food Network.

fruit pizza

17. Fruit Pizza

Use up your fruits and make the best fruit pizza. This recipe starts on a jumbo cookie dough and gets transformed into the most delicious fruit pizza.

They walk you through all the steps needed to make this pizza.

Get this recipe on Pinch of Yum.

18. Fruit Salsa

Here is the perfect summer snack to make. This fruit salsa is loaded with fresh fruits.

It is sweet and full of flavors. They also include a cinnamon sugar chips recipe you can make and use for dipping.

Get this recipe on Spend with Pennies.

strawberry mini pies

19. Strawberry Hand Pies

This recipe shows you how to make the best homemade strawberry pies.

Get this recipe on King Arthur Flour.

strawberry sundae

20. Strawberry Sundae

Make your own homemade strawberry sundae. This recipe walks you through the steps needed to make this recipe.

Get this recipe on Food Network.

21. Blueberry Cake

Use up your blueberries and make this delicious blueberry cake. This is an easy cake to make, it is single-layered and full of blueberries.

Get this recipe on Simply Recipes.

homemade strawberry ice cream

22. Homemade Strawberry Ice cream

This recipe shows you how to make homemade strawberry ice cream. This is the perfect treat to enjoy on a hot day. You will need an ice cream maker for this recipe.

Get this recipe on The Spruce Eats.

blueberry smoothie

23. Blueberry Smoothie

Smoothies are the best summertime treat. This recipe shows you how to make a tasty blueberry smoothie.

Get this recipe on Dinner At The Zoo.

cherry cobbler

24. Cherry Cobbler

Are you looking for a dessert recipe for cherries? I have just the recipe for you with this cherry cobbler. It is full of fresh cherries and tastes amazing.

Get this recipe on Jo Cooks.

Mango Sorbet

25. Mango Sorbet

Another favorite summertime dessert is mangos. This recipe shows you how to make a simple mango sorbet. You only need 3 ingredients for this recipe and it requires no churning.

Get this recipe on Minimalist Baker.

blackberry cobbler

26. Blackberry Cobbler

The last recipe on the list shows you how to make the best blackberry cobbler. Enjoy your summer spending time with family and friends and eating delicious desserts.

Get this recipe on The Cozy Cook.

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26 Refreshing Summer Desserts and Treats

Delicious dessert recipes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Dessert Recipes, Summer dessert recipes
Servings: 10
Calories: 60kcal

Ingredients

  • Strawberries
  • Water
  • Sugar

Instructions

  • Pick a dessert recipe to make.
  • Gather all your ingredients.
  • Follow the recipe instructions.
  • Make the recipe and enjoy.

Notes

Nutrition, serving size, and cooking time may vary depending upon which recipe you choose.