When you’re craving something sweet in the summer, the last thing you want to do on a hot day is bake. That’s what makes no-bake summer desserts a dream come true – you get your dessert fix without having to turn your oven on!
We’ve rounded up some of the yummiest no-bake desserts that feature fresh fruits. You’ll find these to be truly perfect summertime treats.
- Semifreddo with Honeyed Peaches
Semifreddo, a partially frozen Italian dessert with the texture of frozen mousse, is both delicious and refreshing. We love this version that incorporates the wonderfully complimentary flavors of pistachios, peaches, and honey.
- No-Bake Strawberry Chocolate Tart
No-Bake Strawberry Chocolate Tarts not only make for a gorgeous dessert, but super simple to make. And it’s quick too, taking just 15 minutes from start to finish! Made with a crispy Oreo crust, a soft chocolate ganache, and topped with fresh strawberries, this is one dessert that’s sure to please everyone.
- Chocolate-Raspberry Trifle
Trifles are traditional English desserts that are typically made with layers of cake, jam or jelly, custard, and then topped with whipped cream. These popular desserts allow for a lot of creativity, with an endless amount of opportunities to create different versions.
This Chocolate-Raspberry Trifle recipe uses slices of store-bought pound cake drizzled with a mix of coffee and liqueur, chocolate pudding, chocolate shavings, fresh raspberries, and homemade whipped cream. With an ingredient list like that, this dessert will not disappoint!
- Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries
While fresh strawberries are delicious on their own, these Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries really bring this fruit up a few notches, turning strawberries into a decadent treat!
Fill fresh strawberries with an easy (read: no-bake) cheesecake filling and you have an impressive little dessert.
- No-Bake Raspberry Cheesecake Pots
Grab a few glass jars and get ready to make some super creamy No-Bake Raspberry Cheesecake Pots. These little gems are layered with graham cracker crumbs, cheesecake batter, fresh raspberries, and raspberry jam. Alternating the red layers with the cheesecake batter creates a lovely presentation, making these great for serving at a dinner party or other gathering.
- No-Bake Mascarpone Fruit Tarts
These colorful No-Bake Mascarpone Fruit Tarts are an excellent choice when you want to make an elegant and pretty dessert without having to fuss – or for anytime you just want a special treat!
In these tarts, a homemade graham cracker crust combines with a smooth and creamy mascarpone cheese filling, which is then topped off with a mix of fresh berries…need we say more?