We’re having a heatwave…a tropical heatwave. Whew! It is HOT outside in so many places right now and it’s only June. We can only imagine what August will be like. That’s why we have rounded up these Cool Desserts for Hot Summer Days.
When it’s a hot day, we’re looking for any possible way to cool down. From running through the backyard sprinkler to swimming to lying in the hammock under the shade of a big tree with a cool drink in hand, anything that helps us get through those hot, steamy days is what we’re looking for. That even includes the food we eat. No big bowls of stew or hearty casseroles for us right now – we want light summer salads, refreshing ice pops, potato and pasta salads, and fresh fruit salads, among other yummy summer foods.
Cool Desserts for Hot Summer Days
These cool dessert ideas are sure to please in many ways. We have rounded up recipes that are delicious and refreshing. They’re just perfect for any summer meal or occasion.
If you love homemade banana pudding, you have got to try this cool dessert idea inspired by banana pudding. Comfort food that will remind you of grandma’s house.
Make ice cream in a bag? Yes, you can! It’s so much fun and tastes great.
Dessert doesn’t get much easier than this. Only 3 ingredients are needed to make this simple frozen pie. Key lime not your favorite flavor? You can switch it up easily!
Strawberries + Tiramisu? This is a must-try at the top of our list. No-bake makes it even better.
Combine the flavors of the classic banana split into a fresh and delicious no-bake dessert idea.
Fresh strawberries, cream cheese, whipping cream, graham cracker crumbs, and other yummy ingredients combine to make a delicious frozen strawberry dessert that is the epitome of summer eats.
This is like heaven on a fork. Blueberries plus cheesecake in a no-bake bar form makes this an absolutely delightful dessert.
It’s as if peanut butter cups and Oreo cookies had a cool and creamy baby. Yum!
Transform a frozen margarita into a scrumptious mousse and you’ve got a fantastic dessert for any summer get-together.
A vintage dessert given a fresh new take. Topped with coconut, this pineapple dessert will have you dreaming of the tropics.
What was your favorite treat from the ice cream truck? If you said creamsicle, this is the dessert for you!
As pretty as it is delicious, icebox cakes are perfect for hot day desserts. You could easily use this for any summer occasion with its delightful patriotic colors.
Lemon is just so bright and citrusy that it practically screams summer. Think lemonade in tart form.
Have you tried the Dalgona coffee trend? If you have, you probably have never had it like this. Try it with ice cream for a refreshing summertime treat.
Which one of these delicious summer desserts are you going to make first? It’s a tough choice. We want to try them all!