quick and easy summer desserts

Quick Recipes for Easy Summer Desserts

Author Your Holiday Inspiration Guru | June 30, 2020

Not sure what to bring to your summer cookout with friends and family? We're sharing the recipes to our favorite sweet treats that are not only delicious but simple to prepare too! From fresh fruits to comforting shortbread, we have a wide variety of options that you're sure to love. 

Below you'll find our best summer desserts that you can whip up in no time! 

Brown Sugar Peach Shortcakes

Serving: 8.0

Prep Time: 40 minutes

Cooking Time: 40 minutes

brown sugar peach shortcakes


This dish is the perfect ending to a summer meal. Pit and slice 4-5 peaches and toss in a medium bowl with brown sugar. Prepare the dough in a food processor and cut with a biscuit cutter. Place shortcakes on a prepared baking sheet and bake until golden brown. Fill with peach mixture and top with whipped cream.

See full recipe: https://www.marketstreetunited.com/rs/Recipes/ViewRecipe/3787

 

Lemon Pound Cake

Serving: 12.0

Prep Time: 45 minutes

Cooking Time: 3 1/2 hours

lemon pound cake

This wonderfully rich, sweet lemon pound cake is downright zingy and delicious. The candied lemon slices are a beautiful bittersweet topping that is even better than frosting. Our healthy recipe cuts back on the large amount of butter used in a traditional pound cake recipe.

See full recipe: https://www.marketstreetunited.com/rs/Recipes/ViewRecipe/3815

 

Joy Cookies

Serving: 48.0

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 1 3/4 hours

joy cookies

Shortbread provides the perfect backdrop for the sweet combination of coconut, chocolate and almonds in these simple bar cookies. Prepare the almond shortbread in a tin baking pan and bake until golden brown. Cut into bite sized pieces and decorate each bar with a drizzle of melted chocolate, a sprinkle of toasted coconut, and an almond slice.

See full recipe: https://www.marketstreetunited.com/rs/Recipes/ViewRecipe/3758

 

One-Bowl Chocolate Cake

Serving: 12.0

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cooking Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

one-bowl chocolate cake

This easy-to-make chocolate cake is dark, moist, and rich… and the best part? It only dirties one bowl! Combine your ingredients and add a ½ cup of hot coffee for extra flavor. Bake until cooked through and dust with powdered sugar. 

See full recipe: https://www.marketstreetunited.com/rs/Recipes/ViewRecipe/3421

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