When you feel like you are melting under the sun only one thing will do: a refreshing summer dessert to help you cool down. If you've got a major sweet tooth we've got the best summer dessert lineup to combat the heat while satisfying your cravings.
Our options include easy homemade ice creams (gluten-free and Paleo versions included!), no-cook summer desserts which will keep your kitchen cool, a guide to Italian granita and fruity desserts the whole family will love, and much much more!
Take a look below and pick your favorite summer desserts. Here's hoping for the best summer ever!
52 Best Summer Desserts To Make Yourself
5 Ice Cream Sandwich Cookie Recipes You'll Adore
There's no better way to feel like a kid again than to indulge in an ice cream cookie sandwich. You'll love these gourmet flavor combinations!
7 No-Cook Summer Desserts
From Vietnamese coconut ice cream and champagne sorbet to mascarpone trifle and Mississipi mud pie - you'll find many refreshing treats for your sweet tooth.
8 Easy Homemade Ice Creams
Mango, green tea, chocolate, Paleo, Indian kulfi...these and other tempting homemade ice creams are waiting for you!
5 Mediterranean-Inspired Summer Desserts
Here you'll find recipes for no-bake cheesecake, Italian semifreddo, lavender tiramisu, lemon granita, and more!
5 Fruity Summer Desserts
If you are craving a summer pie then Strawberry-rhubarb pie, blueberry ice cream, and blackberry-lime sorbet are just some of the inspiring desserts awaiting you.
4 Italian Granita Recipes
Italian granita is a great way to cool down in the summer, as these icy treats can be made in a variety of flavors and don't require an ice cream maker.
8 Inspiring Recipes for Sorbet
If you are a visual learner then you'll these video recipes dedicated to making all your sorbet wishes come true.
10 Lemon-Based Desserts
Have any extra lemons in the kitchen? Use them to make any of these lemony summer treats - from easy homemade bars to cakes, Italian ice, lemon meringue pie, and more.