Fresh & Fruity Summer Desserts

Fresh & Fruity Summer Desserts | Gathered In The Kitchen

Summer is in full swing, and what better way to celebrate the season than with fresh and fruity desserts? Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue, heading to a picnic, or just craving a sweet treat, these delicious and refreshing recipes are perfect for any occasion.

In this post, I’m sharing a collection of my family’s favorite summer desserts that highlight the best of the season’s produce. From juicy berries to ripe plums, these recipes are simple to make and bursting with flavor. So grab your apron, and let’s dive into these fresh and fruity summer delights! 🍓🍑🍉

01 | Banana Split Kabob Sticks

A fun and easy way to enjoy a classic dessert with these Banana Split Kabob Sticks! Perfect for parties or a sweet treat at home, these kabobs combine bananas, strawberries, and pineapple with a drizzle of chocolate and a sprinkle of nuts for a delightful twist on the traditional banana split.

Banana Split Stick Kabobs

02 | Rainbow Fruit Kabobs

Add a splash of color to your next gathering with these vibrant Rainbow Fruit Kabobs! Simple to make and packed with fresh fruit, these kabobs are a healthy and fun treat that’s perfect for parties, picnics, or a refreshing snack.

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Rainbow Fruit Kabobs

03 | Cupcake Sundaes

Indulge in a delightful twist on a classic dessert with these Cupcake Sundaes! Combining the best of both worlds, these treats feature cupcakes topped with ice cream, chocolate syrup, and your favorite sundae toppings for a fun and delicious treat.

gluten free cupcake sundaes

04 | Chocolate Drizzled Fruit Kabobs

Enjoy a delicious and elegant treat with these Chocolate Drizzled Fruit Kabobs! Fresh fruit skewers are elevated with a rich drizzle of chocolate, making them perfect for parties, special occasions, or a delightful dessert at home.

Chocolate Drizzled Fruit Kabobs

05 | Mini Cheesecake Bites Recipe

Treat yourself to these delectable Mini Cheesecake Bites, perfect for any occasion! These bite-sized desserts feature a creamy cheesecake filling on a graham cracker crust, topped with your favorite fruit or chocolate for a delightful, easy-to-make treat.

These mini cheesecake bites are made with Philadelphia cream cheese, giving them a rich and creamy texture that melts in your mouth. These bite-sized treats are perfect for any occasion and are so easy to make. With a Nila Wafer crust and cherry pie filling on top, these mini cheesecake bites are sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Try the recipe now and indulge in the deliciousness of cream cheese!

06 | Dutch Oven Cherry Dump Cake

Discover the ultimate easy dessert with this Dutch Oven Cherry Dump Cake recipe, perfect for camping or backyard gatherings! This simple yet delicious treat combines cherry pie filling and cake mix, baked to perfection in a Dutch oven, creating a crowd-pleasing dessert that’s both flavorful and effortless to make.

Dutch Oven Cherry Dump Cake | Gathered In The Kitchen

07 | Homemade Blueberry Lattice Top Pie

Experience the deliciousness of a classic Homemade Blueberry Lattice Top Pie with this easy-to-follow recipe! Bursting with fresh blueberries and a beautifully woven lattice crust, this pie is perfect for summer gatherings and will surely impress your guests with its sweet, homemade charm.

Homemade Lattice Top Blueberry Pie | Gathered In The Kitchen

08 | Sweet Fresh Plum Sonker Recipe

Delight in the unique flavors of this Sweet Fresh Plum Sonker recipe, a traditional North Carolina dessert that’s perfect for showcasing ripe, juicy plums. This easy-to-make sonker features a luscious plum filling topped with a buttery crust, making it an irresistible treat for any occasion.

This plum sonker is a rectangular shaped deep dish pie crust filled with fresh plums coated in light brown sugar.

09 | Apple Raisin Sonker | Deep Dish Apple Pie

Enjoy a taste of Southern tradition with this Apple Raisin Sonker recipe, a delightful twist on deep-dish apple pie. Filled with tender apples, juicy raisins, and warm spices, this comforting dessert is perfect for any gathering and sure to impress with its rich, homemade flavor.

Make a delicious apple raisin sonker with this easy recipe featuring sliced apples, raisins, and a homemade pie crust. Perfect for fall and winter baking. Get the recipe now! | Gathered In The Kitchen

10 | Plum Cream Cheese Tart

Savor the delightful combination of flavors in this Plum Cream Cheese Tart, a perfect dessert for any occasion. Featuring a buttery crust, creamy cheese filling, and sweet, juicy plums, this tart is both easy to make and sure to impress with its deliciously elegant presentation.

A delicious, buttery tart filled with cream cheese and fresh fruit.

11 | Homemade Fresh Purple Plum Pie

Indulge in the sweet and tangy flavors of this Homemade Fresh Purple Plum Pie, perfect for showcasing summer’s finest plums. With its flaky crust and juicy plum filling, this easy-to-make pie is a delicious and impressive addition to any dessert table.

Homemade Plum Pie end of summer pie

12 | Healthy Bug & Insect Themed Snacks for Kids

Explore creative and nutritious snack ideas with these Healthy Bug Insect Snacks, perfect for kids and themed parties. Made with wholesome ingredients, these fun and easy-to-make snacks encourage healthy eating while adding a playful touch to snack time.

Healthy Bug & Insect Snacks

13 | No-Bake Strawberry Pretzel Jello

Discover the perfect balance of sweet and salty with this Strawberry Pretzel Jello recipe, an irresistible dessert for any gathering. Featuring a crunchy pretzel crust, creamy filling, and fresh strawberry topping, this easy-to-make treat is a crowd-pleaser that will leave your guests asking for more.

strawberry pretzel jello salad

14 | Homemade Plum Pie

Enjoy the rich and juicy flavors of this Homemade Plum Pie, an ideal dessert for showcasing fresh, ripe plums. With its perfectly flaky crust and luscious plum filling, this easy-to-make pie is a standout addition to any dessert spread.

Homemade Plum Pie recipe | Gathered In The Kitchen

15 | Homemade Cherry Pie

A tried and true classic: this Homemade Cherry Pie, featuring a perfectly flaky crust and a sweet, tart cherry filling. This easy-to-follow recipe makes a delightful dessert that’s perfect for any occasion, capturing the essence of fresh cherries in every bite.

homemade cherry pie

16 | Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Savor the creamy and fruity goodness of this Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream, a homemade treat perfect for hot summer days. Combining the rich flavors of cheesecake with fresh blueberries, this easy-to-make ice cream offers a delightful twist on classic desserts.

Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream recipe

17 | All-American Apple Pie

Celebrate classic American flavors with this All-American Apple Pie, featuring a buttery, flaky crust and a spiced apple filling. This easy-to-make recipe captures the essence of homemade comfort, making it a perfect dessert for any occasion.

All-American Apple pie

18 | Lavender Cupcakes & Lavender Cream Cheese Frosting

Delight your senses with these Lavender Cupcakes topped with Lavender Cream Cheese Frosting, a unique and aromatic treat perfect for any special occasion. This easy-to-make recipe combines the delicate floral notes of lavender with a rich, creamy frosting, creating an unforgettable dessert experience.

Lavender Cupcakes & Lavender Cream Cheese Frosting recipe

19 | 4th of July M&M Cookies

Celebrate Independence Day with these festive 4th of July M&M Cookies, featuring red, white, and blue candies that add a patriotic touch to your dessert table. This easy-to-make recipe creates soft, chewy cookies that are perfect for holiday gatherings and sure to be a hit with everyone.

4th of July m&M cookies with red and blue m&ms

20 | Patriotic American Flag Fruit Pie | 4th of July Dessert

Create a show-stopping dessert with this Patriotic American Flag Fruit Pie, perfect for 4th of July celebrations. Featuring a sugar cookie base, cream cheese frosting, and a vibrant arrangement of fresh fruit, this easy-to-make pie is both delicious and visually stunning.

Patriotic American Flag Fruit Pie Recipe with sugar cookie base, cream cheese frosting and topped with fruit

21 | Store Bought Angel Food Cake with Cool Whip and Berries | 4th of July Dessert

Whip up a quick and delightful 4th of July dessert with this Store-Bought Angel Food Cake with Cool Whip and Berries. This easy recipe combines light and fluffy angel food cake with creamy Cool Whip and fresh berries, creating a festive and delicious treat for your holiday celebrations.

A fresh and delicious dessert with store bought angel food cake, cool whip and fresh berries. The perfect patriotic dessert for 4th of July or Memorial Day!

22 | Blueberry Ice Cream

Enjoy the refreshing taste of summer with this Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream, perfect for cooling off on hot days. This easy-to-make recipe combines fresh blueberries with a creamy base, resulting in a delicious and fruity treat that’s sure to impress.

Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream recipe | Gathered In The Kitchen

Thank you for joining me on this delicious journey through fresh and fruity summer desserts! From the fun and festive Banana Split Kabob Sticks to the refreshing Blueberry Ice Cream, these recipes are designed to celebrate the best of summer’s bounty. Whether you’re planning a party or simply craving a sweet treat, these easy-to-make desserts are sure to impress and satisfy. I hope you enjoy making and sharing these delightful treats as much as I do.

Don’t forget to share your creations and tag me on social media! Happy cooking, and here’s to a summer filled with delicious moments!

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