American summer desserts recipes

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Easy Dump Cake: Angel Food Pineapple Cake

Easy Dump Cake: Angel Food Pineapple Cake

What’s not to love about dump cake recipes? And this one is in a class all by itself. When you need to serve a…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2012
Professional
62 votes
78918 views
Banana Peanut Butter Mock Ice Cream

Banana Peanut Butter Mock Ice Cream

All you need is a banana, peanut butter, and a food processor or blender to turn out to be the most delicious,…

NYCNomNom
Apr 2010
Advanced
7 votes
16908 views
Peanut Butter TandyKake (Girl Scout Tagalong cookie cake)

Peanut Butter TandyKake (Girl Scout Tagalong cookie cake)

If you like TastyKake Peanut Butter tandykakes or Girl Scout Tagalongs this cake is for you. It's so good! And…

Denise Sherin
Apr 2015
Advanced
1 vote
441 views
Spiced Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Spiced Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

I prefer to bake this delicious cake in my 12-inch cast iron skillet. Then flip it out onto a large serving…

Robyn Savoie
Apr 2015
Advanced
1 vote
170 views
Ultimate Carrot Cake

Ultimate Carrot Cake

What a way to eat your vegetables! I work hard, try to eat a well-balanced diet, get plenty of exercise and watch my weight. I also absolutely…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
19 votes
14661 views
Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

This recipe has been circulating around the Internet as “Lemon Brownies”,…

Salad Foodie
May 2013
Professional
16 votes
10457 views
Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Years ago a friend gave me this recipe saying it is as the name says, truly “Good Stuff.” Layers start with a…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2012
Professional
5 votes
5307 views
4th of July “No Bake” Skinny Strawberry Shortcake Trifle, Ready in Minutes!

4th of July “No Bake” Skinny Strawberry Shortcake Trifle, Ready in Minutes!

If you’re short on time, this big on flavor dessert is perfect to make.…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jul 2011
Professional
3 votes
8468 views
Baked Caramel Corn

Baked Caramel Corn

Original recipe from Jiffy Pop Popcorn. The trick to this recipe is to stir the caramel until the sugar is dissolved and then don’t touch it again…

Jane Evans Bonacci
Aug 2010
Advanced
2 votes
4972 views
Peanut Butter Potato Candy

Peanut Butter Potato Candy

This is a delicious candy you don't have to cook or bake. People are often surprised to know the white is made of potatoes and not cream cheese.

Stan Jenkins
Dec 2013
Beginner
3 votes
3873 views
Fresh Strawberry Pie Topped Cheesecake…The Ultimate Skinny Dessert for Father’s Day!

Fresh Strawberry Pie Topped Cheesecake…The Ultimate Skinny Dessert for Father’s Day!

If you’re looking for a fabulous, decadent, finale for Father’s Day or a…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jun 2011
Professional
1 vote
2224 views
Easy Candied Pecans

Easy Candied Pecans

A snack for the gods! Sprinkle atop your favorite greens, blue cheese topped or chicken salad. For holiday entertaining leave the pecans in halves…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2012
Professional
3 votes
2807 views
Ruby Red Strawberry Pie

Ruby Red Strawberry Pie

Couldn't be an easier pie to make - and perfect for summer's lighter menu fare. A nice do-ahead gelatin dessert that takes just minutes to prepare.…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2014
Professional
1 vote
1103 views
Key Lime Tartlets

Key Lime Tartlets

Debi Shawcross
Mar 2010
Professional
6 votes
7455 views
Spumoni Cookies

Spumoni Cookies

Come Pull Up a chair with some cooking buddies at: http://www.CookingUpAStorminCA.ning.com Adapted from Better Homes & Gardens “Festive &…

Miss Polly Motzko
Jul 2010
Advanced
1 vote
2399 views