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
59 votes
57411 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
6 votes
10340 views
Autumn Apple Cheesecake

Autumn Apple Cheesecake

Here's a fantastic Fall treat I make year around. I found I like using pecan sandies for the crust base instead of cinnamon grahams. All I do is…

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2014
Advanced
1 vote
302 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
15 votes
8282 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
11956 views
Spiced Pumpkin Crumb Cake

Spiced Pumpkin Crumb Cake

My son likes Pumpkin muffins and wanted me to make some and I didn't have everything I needed for that recipe. So I created this cake from what I…

Denise Sherin
Aug 2014
Advanced
1 vote
715 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
3467 views
Creole Pralines

Creole Pralines

Better than a cookie (sorry bakers, but this is a Creole group) and with the true taste of New Orleans, Creole Pralines are one of the signature…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
5 votes
2205 views
Cajun Bread Pudding with Praline Sauce

Cajun Bread Pudding with Praline Sauce

The Praline Sauce is a stand-alone that will add depth and excitement to any cake or pudding, but it marries…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
3 votes
3296 views
Skinny Celebration Party Cupcakes

Skinny Celebration Party Cupcakes

Here is a festive cupcake that's so easy to put together. I'm using a cake mix for this recipe. When you add…

Skinnysweetsdaily.com
Apr 2013
Advanced
1 vote
1052 views
Upside-Down Caramel Apple Pie

Upside-Down Caramel Apple Pie

If there's pineapple upside-down cake, why not pie? Fall is here and why not use apples instead of pineapple? On the internet there's a few…

Robyn Savoie
Oct 2013
Advanced
2 votes
1857 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
2 votes
2018 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
1805 views
Strawberry Jello Pretzel Dessert

Strawberry Jello Pretzel Dessert

Tiffany
Dec 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
10308 views
Margarita Cake

Margarita Cake

This cake is so moist and citrusy! It is the perfect "take along" for a summer picnic!

Sylvia Waldsmith
May 2012
Advanced
1 vote
2145 views