Summer Fruit Desserts

Peaches, plums, berries, pineapples. Turn the season's ripest finds into treats the whole family will love.


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Rainbow Fruit Skewers

Rainbow Fruit Skewers
Makes 12
Prep 20 m

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Video: How to Make Fruit Nachos

Fruit Nachos


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Honeydew-Kiwi Ice

Honeydew-Kiwi Ice
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Freeze 180 m

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Video: Strawberry and Cream Cheese Ice Cream Recipe

Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream


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Strawberry Frozen Zabaglione

Strawberry Frozen Zabaglione
Makes 12
Prep 25 m
Cook 15 m
Freeze 120 m
Freeze then overnight

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Video: How to Make Ice Cream Cone Decorations

How To Make Paper Ice Cream Cone Decorations


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Stone-Fruit Cobbler

Stone-Fruit Cobbler
Makes 8
Prep 25 m
Bake 25 m

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Video: Peach Cobbler Recipe

How to Make Peach Cobbler


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Mixed-Berry Tiramisu Cake

Mixed-Berry Tiramisu Cake
Makes 10
Prep 25 m
Microwave 1 m
Chill overnight

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How to Make Tiramisu


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Tropical Fruit Waffle Cones

Tropical Fruit Waffle Cones
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Microwave 2 m

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Plum and Blackberry Tart

Plum and Blackberry Tart
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Bake 17 m

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Peach Melba Ice Cream Cake

Peach Melba Ice Cream Cake
Makes 6
Prep 20 m
Cook 10 m
Stand 10 m
Freeze overnight

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Video: Prepping Peaches

How to Freeze Peaches


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Blueberry-Cherry Buckle

Blueberry-Cherry Buckle
Makes 12
Prep 25 m
Bake 55 m
Cool 15 m

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Video: How to Make Mini Blueberry Pies

Mini Blueberry Pies


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Grilled Figs with Rum-Infused Ricotta

Grilled Figs with Rum-Infused Ricotta
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Grill 4 m

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How to Pick and Store: Blueberries

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Look for: Deep blue color, plump and firm.Storage: Refrigerate, loosely covered, one week to 10 days.


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How to Pick and Store: Cantaloupe

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Look for: Yellow cast, should give a little when non-stem end pressed.Storage: Room temperature until ripe, then refrigerate.


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How to Pick and Store: Cherries

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Look for: Deep maroon hue with plump, fresh-looking stems.Storage: Refrigerate 3 to 5 days.


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How to Pick and Store: Grapes

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Look for: Yellow hue for green grapes. Avoid withered-looking stems.Storage: Up to 5 days in refrigerator, unwashed.


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How to Pick and Store: Honeydew

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Look for: Yellow-white hue, slightly soft on blossomed end.Storage: Keep at room temperature until ripe, then refrigerate.


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How to Pick and Store: Mango

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Look for: Dark green with red or orange patches, slightly soft. Storage: Ripen on counter, then refrigerate.


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How to Pick and Store: Papaya

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Look for: Green with some yellow patches, slightly soft to touch.Storage: Ripen at room temperature in paper bag for a few days; refrigerate up to a week.


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Summer Berries with Sabayon

Summer Berries with Sabayon
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Cook 5 m

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Grilled Peaches with Ricotta, Honey and Pistachios

Grilled Peaches with Ricotta, Honey and Pistachios
Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Grill 8 m

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Mango-Raspberry Trifle

Mango-Raspberry Trifle
Makes 12
Prep 20 m
Cook 6 m
Cool 30 m
Chill overnight

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Plum Tart

Plum Tart
Makes 8
Prep 20 m
Bake 40 m

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Nectarine Shortcake

Nectarine Shortcake
Makes 6
Prep 20 m
Bake 12 m

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Pineapple Tart

Pineapple Tart
Makes 12
Prep 15 m
Chill 120 m
Bake 20 m
Cook 10 - 15 m

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Peach and Raspberry Parfaits

Peach and Raspberry Parfaits
Makes 4
Prep 5 m

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Lattice-Topped Peach Pie

Lattice-Topped Peach Pie
Makes 12
Prep 20 m
Bake 20 m
Bake 45 m

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Nectarine Cherry Grunt

Nectarine Cherry Grunt
Makes 8
Prep 20 m
Cook 28 m

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Plum and Blueberry Galette

Plum and Blueberry Galette
Makes 12
Prep 15 m
Bake 35 m

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Pear-Plum Crisp

Pear-Plum Crisp
Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Bake 40 - 45 m

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Cherry-Filled Crepes

Cherry-Filled Crepes
Makes 8
Prep 5 m
Cook 35 seconds per crepe; 11 minutes for filling

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Strawberry Shortcake Trifle

Strawberry Shortcake Trifle
Makes 8
Prep 10 m
Chill or overnight

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Strawberry Banana S'mores

Strawberry Banana S'mores
Makes 12
Prep 10 m
Microwave 15 seconds per batch

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Very Raspberry Pie

Very Raspberry Pie
Makes 8
Prep 20 m
Cook 2 m
Chill 180 m

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Blueberry Cheesecake

Blueberry Cheesecake
Makes 12
Prep 30 m
Chill 180 m
Bake 60 m
Chill or overnight
Microwave 15 seconds

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Lemon Blueberry Semifreddo

Lemon Blueberry Semifreddo
Makes 10
Prep 10 m
Freeze 4 m
Stand 15 m
Freeze or overnight

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Blueberry Zabaglione

Blueberry Zabaglione
Makes 8
Prep 10 m
Cook 8 m
Chill 90 m
Chill or overnight