American summer desserts recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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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
16696 views
Moravian Sugar Cake

Moravian Sugar Cake

Lititz, PA was founded in 1756 as a closed Moravian community and remained that way for 100 years. The town is built around the Moravian Church…

Glenn
Sep 2012
Beginner
2 votes
3608 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
9377 views
Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bread

This decadently easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bread is the moistest, most flavorful banana bread and…

Culinary Envy
Mar 2017
Advanced
1 vote
208 views
Rhubarb-Ginger Upside-Down Cake

Rhubarb-Ginger Upside-Down Cake

Rhubarb cake gets a delightful update with the spicy-sweet addition of crystallized ginger to its caramelized topping. Cake flour provides an…

Robyn Savoie
Dec 2013
Advanced
2 votes
2491 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
11022 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
5822 views
Jelly Cream Dessert

Jelly Cream Dessert

viper
May 2017
Intermediate
1 vote
118 views
Old Fashion Hot and Juicy Cinnamon Rolls

Old Fashion Hot and Juicy Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon dates back to about 2800 BC in Chinese writings. It is believed to have medical value, and equal in…

J. Gino Genovesi
May 2014
Professional
1 vote
3563 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
3707 views
Tangerine Butter Cookies

Tangerine Butter Cookies

These are light and crispy cookies packed full of citrus flavor. Great served with your morning coffee or tea. Also great dipped in milk.

Robyn Savoie
May 2015
Advanced
1 vote
2175 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
5078 views
Best Almond Butter Brownies Recipe

Best Almond Butter Brownies Recipe

If gooey brownie are your thing then this is a delicious gluten-free decadent brownie recipe that you will…

Don Crouse
Oct 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
310 views
Choco banana ice cream

Choco banana ice cream

A guilt free dessert that can be made easily.

Jayashree.T.Rao
Aug 2016
Advanced
1 vote
525 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
5508 views