15 Sumptuous Summer Desserts

The temperatures may be rising, but that doesn't mean you should break a sweat! Chill out with some of these tasty dessert recipes that are sure to help you stay cool and fabulous. 

Wash these sweet treats with one of our refreshing summer cocktails for the ultimate day of relaxation.


  • Caramelized fruit served on top of a heaping of sweet, chilling ice cream? We're digging into this sweet sundae recipe !

  • If you thought watermelon was refreshing, wait until you try this sweet and cool summer watermelon sorbet . Everything a summer dessert should be – cold, fruity, and irresistibly refreshing.

  • If you haven’t realized it yet, we at Celebrations love our cocktails! You can find us poolside sipping on a Pina Colada while biting into this no-bake Margarita pie .

  • After a long hot summer day, keep cool and have your cake, too. Treat yourself to this refreshingly light Strawberry Ice Box Cake that's no-bake, too!

  • The perfect Summer treat, combining the ooey gooey campfire flavor of s’mores with the must have Summer treat ice cream. Dig in to this S’mores Sundae .

  • Ice cream bon bons are tiny treats packed with loads of flavor. The best part? You can make with your favorite ice cream flavor so whether you like chocolate chip cookie dough or wasabi, your senses are in for a joyride.

  • Mini raspberry lemon trifles may sound like a mouthful, well that’s because they are! These tasty treats are easy to make and packed with flavor.

  • A quick treat is easy to make and can also be super refreshing. Don't believe us? Try serving up this sweet peaches and cream trifle at your next pool party for a tasty dessert and see how much it's loved!

  • Juicy berries served on a tasty pie crust and topped with a creamy topping. Say hello to your new favorite summer pie .

  • For a treat that’s fresh, light, and tangy, try these delicious Lemon Petit Fours . We’ve garnished them with a cute, edible flower for an extra festive touch, but you won't believe how simple they are to make.

  • Lemonade is pretty much the summer go-to drink, so we of course we had to turn this cool drink into a tasty cupcake. You’ll want seconds of these pink lemonade cupcakes in a jar.

  • Talk about the trifecta of summer desserts – boozy popsicles ! Now we can cool down while getting boozed up and satisfying our sweet tooth!

  • You may be used to scooping your favorite ice cream flavors into those cones, but we’ve got a fun twist on a summer classic. Instead of ice cream, fill the drumsticks with some cool sherbet. Yum!

  • Summertime also means carnival time! Celebrate the Ferris wheel season with your favorite carnival treat funnel cake - with a twist.

  • How does an ice cream cupcake sound to you? Absolutely delicious? Yeah, we thought so. And that’s just how it tastes, too!

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