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
61 votes
59730 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
12469 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
10787 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
8582 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
3639 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
500 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
2241 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
3676 views
Strawberry Jello Pretzel Dessert

Strawberry Jello Pretzel Dessert

Tiffany
Dec 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
10484 views
Quick and Easy Fresh Cherry Pie

Quick and Easy Fresh Cherry Pie

With the abundance of summer fruit, I regularly make pies. We are particularly fond of cherry pie and as such I've developed a quick and easy…

David Martin
Jul 2013
Advanced
2 votes
2340 views
no bake strawberry cheesecake

no bake strawberry cheesecake

No bake YUMMY Strawberry Cheesecake!

bob winters
May 2013
Beginner
2 votes
4460 views
Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

There are some recipes that just cannot be improved upon, and Betty Crocker’s pineapple upside-down cake recipe is one of them. This is one of…

B Innes
Sep 2014
Professional
1 vote
278 views
Graham Cracker Snowballs (a no-cook confection)

Graham Cracker Snowballs (a no-cook confection)

An easy confection ~ not a cookie, not a candy, but a cross somewhere between. No cooking, no baking. Easy to…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2012
Professional
2 votes
3997 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
3444 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
1913 views