Summer desserts: you should try these recipes

Summer desserts sweeten hot days with seasonal fruit, airy creams and refreshing ice creams. We present a selection of summer desserts for all tastes.

During the summer months you can make the most of it when it comes to seasonal and regional fruit. Berries, apricots, cherries, and peaches all taste good on their own. However, you get a special treat if you process the fruits into a delicious summer dessert.

It doesn’t matter if it’s refreshing ice cream, crispy berry crisp or creamy quark – in this collection of recipes you will find a summer dessert to suit your taste.

Refreshing summer desserts with ice cream

Popsicles provide a summer snack.
Popsicles provide a summer snack.
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Ice cream is the ideal summer dessert for those hot days when you don’t want to turn on the oven. You can make your own ice cream without an ice cream maker. Try these recipes for it:

Advice: Garnish the ice cream with fresh fruit, marinated strawberries, salted caramel, raspberry syrup either peach compote.

Baked Vegan Summer Desserts

A vegan sponge roll is a fluffy, fruity summer dessert.
A vegan sponge roll is a fluffy, fruity summer dessert.
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These summer desserts do not contain any animal products and yet leave nothing to be desired. Fresh seasonal fruits provide a lot of summer aroma.

Baked summer desserts with and without animal ingredients

Apricots are in season in July and August, making them the perfect fruit for a summer dessert.
Apricots are in season in July and August, making them the perfect fruit for a summer dessert.
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These summer desserts contain ingredients of animal origin such as cottage cheese, eggs and cream. From this you can, for example, prepare a fruity quark casserole with cherries or other seasonal fruits.

But even if you are one vegetarian diet go on, you don’t have to do without these summer desserts. Animal products can be partially or completely replaced by plant-based alternatives. Usually not a problem, for example cow’s milk through vegetable milk and curdle through vegan cottage cheese to replace too vegan margarine instead of using butter. You can read here why it is also important for the climate to reduce the consumption of certain dairy products: These 6 foods are the worst for the weather. Now there is a large selection of egg substitute products. In most of the following summer dessert recipes you will find relevant tips and advice.

Advice: If you make a lot of recipes with cherries during the summer, it is worth saving the pits and using them. Make your own cherry pit pillows.

creamy summer desserts

Seasonal fruit-based creams are a particularly light and airy summer dessert.
Seasonal fruit-based creams are a particularly light and airy summer dessert.
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A fluffy mousse or fruity cream is a particularly good summer dessert if you fancy something light.

Advice: Creamy summer desserts that you don’t have to cook are particularly easy. For example, try one raspberry dessert or one strawberry curd outside.

Summer desserts for barbecue night

Grilled pineapple is an easy summer dessert for a barbecue.
Grilled pineapple is an easy summer dessert for a barbecue.
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If the grill is on anyway, you can take the opportunity for summer desserts from the grill. You can do it with these recipes:

Advice: Serve a homemade with grilled fruit vanilla cream.

Tips on seasonal fruits and other ingredients

In summer there is a large selection of seasonal fruit.
In summer there is a large selection of seasonal fruit.
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In most recipes, you can swap out the suggested fruits for other seasonal fruits of your choice. In our seasonal calendar you can see which fruit is in season in which summer month:

The advantage of seasonal and regional fruit: as the fruit does not have to be imported from far away, it has more time to ripen in local fields. This results in more flavorful fruit arriving at the weekly market without long detours. In this way you get particularly fresh products and they are also minimized. CO2 emissionswhich are caused by storage transportation.

When shopping for fruit, pay attention to seasonality and regionality as well. organic quality. This is how you support one Ecological agriculture, which is characterized by environmentally friendly and resource-saving cultivation methods. For example, organic farmers refrain from using synthetic chemicals. pesticides. This is particularly important for fruits belonging to the so-called “dirty dozen“ include: fruits and vegetables that are particularly contaminated with pesticides in conventional farming.

If your summer dessert recipes contain animal ingredients, you should use products that are certified with trusted organic seals. The seals of the cultivation associations are recommended. nature land, organic land Y demeterbecause they have stricter animal welfare requirements than EU organic stamp.

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