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
71427 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
14567 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
9744 views
Coconut Layer Cake with Fluffy Coconut Icing

Coconut Layer Cake with Fluffy Coconut Icing

A light and moist yellow coconut layer cake with a hint of apricot preserves under fluffy white boiled icing…

Julia Ann Souders
Mar 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
62 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
13857 views
Olive Oil Coconut Cookies

Olive Oil Coconut Cookies

A change in the old fashioned sugar cookie. I used extra virgin olive oil since I was out of butter and shortening. It makes a firm cookie. and…

Julia Ann Souders
Feb 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
220 views
Magical Bars Made Skinny

Magical Bars Made Skinny

They’re super rich and decadent. And just six ingredients layered right in the pan. Each delectable bar has 133 calories, 6 grams of fat and 4…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Dec 2014
Professional
1 vote
505 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
2469 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
4546 views
Holiday Cranberry Cheese Pie

Holiday Cranberry Cheese Pie

This has become a family favorite for holidays. I found it in a Taste of Home cookbook. I have changed the recipe to be more diabetic friendly.…

Denise Sherin
Nov 2014
Advanced
3 votes
894 views
Grandma Koehler's Pumpkin Pie

Grandma Koehler's Pumpkin Pie

Grandma Koehler preferred the long neck green stripe pumpkin (actually a gourd) for her pies. The result was that in addition to the unique taste…

Glenn
Nov 2014
Beginner
2 votes
764 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
4549 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
1929 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
3349 views
Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chocolate chiffon cake is a light and spongy cake. Goes well with a heavy chocolate ganaché coating.

Robyn Savoie
Feb 2014
Advanced
1 vote
3281 views