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
64 votes
103672 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
29817 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
20 votes
18620 views
Blueberries with Lime Sugar & Citrus Confit

Blueberries with Lime Sugar & Citrus Confit

This is one of my absolute favorite berry desserts and comes from Tony Bourdain and Les Halles Restaurant in…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
6 votes
5532 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
8763 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
17 votes
13438 views
Creole Rice Pudding

Creole Rice Pudding

NEVER throw day-old rice away! Next time you have that extra-large Chinese take out and you have some of that white rice left over, you have the…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
7 votes
4771 views
Fresh Fruit with Marshmallow Sauce (A Nut Tree Vintage Recipe)

Fresh Fruit with Marshmallow Sauce (A Nut Tree Vintage Recipe)

The Nut Tree (Vacaville CA, off I-80) has been a landmark tourist stop for over eighty years. The restaurant,…

Salad Foodie
Apr 2012
Professional
2 votes
4974 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
12234 views
Strawberry Lemonade Cheesecake Bars

Strawberry Lemonade Cheesecake Bars

These made from a mix Strawberry Lemonade Cheesecake Bars are 2 AMAZING dessert recipes in 1!

Culinary Envy
Apr 2016
Advanced
1 vote
99 views
Incredible Chocolate Chip Cookies

Incredible Chocolate Chip Cookies

We all know there are many recipes for chocolate chip cookies, with many things added to them. But for a soft,…

J. Gino Genovesi
Aug 2013
Professional
2 votes
3657 views
Strawberry Jello Pretzel Dessert

Strawberry Jello Pretzel Dessert

Tiffany
Dec 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
15227 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
3699 views
Berry Cream Dessert

Berry Cream Dessert

I fix this for my family on special occasions. Yogurt gives it a deliciously tangy taste.

Robyn Savoie
Jun 2013
Advanced
1 vote
1703 views
YELLOW CAKE MAKE HOSSTESS TWINKIE

YELLOW CAKE MAKE HOSSTESS TWINKIE

THIS IS SOMETHING SO GOOD AND VERY EASY. YOU WILL WANT IT MORE AND MORE. AND TO MAKE IT MORE OFTEN. A YELLOW OR…

GARY ESTESS
Jul 2012
Professional
1 vote
2527 views