Four Perfect Desserts For A Summer’s Day
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It might be a little too hot for a thick chocolate pudding, but that doesn’t mean you have to skip the sweets entirely. If you feel like rounding off the perfect meal with a dessert or it has simply been a while since you have treated yourself, here are a few desserts that are perfect even on the hottest of summer days.
A twist on a classic
If you’re eating with the kids or you simply want to go for a more classic approach, then is there any summer dessert more iconic than ice cream? However, this doesn’t mean you have to go with a couple of scoops right out of the freezer. We can be a little more creative than that. Instead, you can look at these ice cream recipes to make with your kids. Besides making ice cream a little more exciting than usual, it’s also a great way to keep your kids occupied for a while on a day that’s too hot for the usual kind of play.
Refreshing and revitalizing
Perhaps you might want something that isn’t quite so reliant or dairy or one that uses more natural sugars than the average ice cream. Aside from ticking all of the boxes above, smoothies also tend to be great for cooling down and hydrating. With these superfood smoothies, not only can you make an easy and refreshing dessert, but you can also make sure that they’re super healthy too. Smoothies tend to keep a lot more of the original nutrients of the ingredients than other fruit-based desserts.
Get zesty with it
You don’t necessarily have to go for the classic cold options if you want to feel refreshed either. A delicious citrusy taste can be just as good at perking you up while also giving you that much-needed sweetness in a desert. For instance, you can check out this recipe for lemon ricotta cookies. They can be crumbly, even warm, making them a great pairing with a light salad as well as for those who might have sensitivities to the lactose in ice cream-based desserts.
Keep it super simple
Sometimes, you don’t want to do any baking, but you also don’t want an option that’s quite as boring as scooping out ice cream into a bowl. You might also want to go a little more indulgent than the average smoothie will allow. When that’s the case, then you can look at recipes like these strawberry and Snickers sticks. There are no instructions that are any more complicated than chopping up ingredients and putting them on a skewer. A little time in the fridge with some sweet drizzles and you have a perfectly delicious treat without the effort.
While a great, cold dessert can definitely help refresh you on a summer’s day, it doesn’t mean that you always have to go down the chilled route. Hopefully, the options named above give you some inspiration for the next time you want to dip into something a little sweeter.