Ultimate summer dessert recipe ideas
Summer Long Weekends

The Ultimate List of Summer Dessert Recipe Ideas

We recently published our Ultimate List of Summer DINNER recipes. This week we are adding a DESSERT edition to go along with it, because you really can’t have summer parties without amazing desserts! This list includes everything from ice cream to strawberry shortcake, you’re sure to find the perfect long weekend dessert recipe for your celebrations. Take a look, and let us know which one you’ll try in the comments below.

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Copycat Dairy Queen Ice Cream Cake - Bits & Giggles
Copycat Dairy Queen Ice Cream Cake – Bits & Giggles

Copycat Dairy Queen Ice Cream Cake – Bits & Giggles

The Secret to Perfectly Delicious Grilled Watermelon - Pink Fortitude
The Secret to Perfectly Delicious Grilled Watermelon – Pink Fortitude

The Secret to Perfectly Delicious Grilled Watermelon – Pink Fortitude

Passion Fruit Mousse - Simple Living Recipes
Passion Fruit Mousse – Simple Living Recipes

Passion Fruit Mousse – Simple Living Recipes

Instant Pot Peach Cobbler - Corriecooks
Instant Pot Peach Cobbler – Corriecooks

Instant Pot Peach Cobbler – Corriecooks

Frozen Pineapple Mocktail (non-Alcoholic) - Always Use Butter
Frozen Pineapple Mocktail (non-Alcoholic) – Always Use Butter

Frozen Pineapple Mocktail (non-Alcoholic) – Always Use Butter

How to Decorate Amazing Campfire Cupcakes - Champagne and Sugarplums
How to Decorate Amazing Campfire Cupcakes – Champagne and Sugarplums

How to Decorate Amazing Campfire Cupcakes – Champagne and Sugarplums

Strawberry Frozen Greek Yogurt Bark: Easy & Loaded - A Hundred Affections
Strawberry Frozen Greek Yogurt Bark: Easy & Loaded – A Hundred Affections

Strawberry Frozen Greek Yogurt Bark: Easy & Loaded – A Hundred Affections

Vegan Strawberry Trifle (Gluten-Free) - Rhian’s Recipes
Vegan Strawberry Trifle (Gluten-Free) – Rhian’s Recipes

Vegan Strawberry Trifle (Gluten-Free) – Rhian’s Recipes

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Blueberry Lemon Bars Recipe - The Mini Chef
Blueberry Lemon Bars Recipe – The Mini Chef

Blueberry Lemon Bars Recipe – The Mini Chef

There’s still more SUMMER RECIPES!

No-Bake Pineapple Pie Recipe - The Endless Appetite
No-Bake Pineapple Pie Recipe – The Endless Appetite

No-Bake Pineapple Pie Recipe – The Endless Appetite

Chocolate Italian (Genoise) Sponge Cake with Berries - Food Meanderings
Chocolate Italian (Genoise) Sponge Cake with Berries – Food Meanderings

Chocolate Italian (Genoise) Sponge Cake with Berries – Food Meanderings

Easy Strawberry Pretzel Salad Recipe - Home Cooking Memories
Easy Strawberry Pretzel Salad Recipe – Home Cooking Memories

Easy Strawberry Pretzel Salad Recipe – Home Cooking Memories

Pink Lemonade Ice Cream - Well If She Can Do It
Pink Lemonade Ice Cream – Well If She Can Do It

Pink Lemonade Ice Cream – Well If She Can Do It

Deep Fried Oreos - Cooked by Julie
Deep Fried Oreos – Cooked by Julie

Deep Fried Oreos – Cooked by Julie

Instant Pot Japanese Cheesecake - CorrieCooks
Instant Pot Japanese Cheesecake – CorrieCooks

Instant Pot Japanese Cheesecake – CorrieCooks

Blueberry Biscuits with Lemon Glaze - Saving Talents
Blueberry Biscuits with Lemon Glaze – Saving Talents

Blueberry Biscuits with Lemon Glaze – Saving Talents

No-Bake Vegan S’mores Pie (Gluten-Free, Allergy-Free) - Strength and Sunshine
No-Bake Vegan S’mores Pie (Gluten-Free, Allergy-Free) – Strength and Sunshine

No-Bake Vegan S’mores Pie (Gluten-Free, Allergy-Free) – Strength and Sunshine

Blackberry Cobbler - Southern Food and Fun
Blackberry Cobbler – Southern Food and Fun

Blackberry Cobbler – Southern Food and Fun

Easy Lemon Bars with Early Grey Tea - Slumber & Scones
Easy Lemon Bars with Early Grey Tea – Slumber & Scones

Easy Lemon Bars with Early Grey Tea – Slumber & Scones

Mini Strawberry Tarts - Baked by Clo
Mini Strawberry Tarts – Baked by Clo

Mini Strawberry Tarts – Baked by Clo

Easy Blueberry Crumble Bars - The Endless Appetite
Easy Blueberry Crumble Bars – The Endless Appetite

Easy Blueberry Crumble Bars – The Endless Appetite

The Ultimate List of Summer Dessert Recipe Ideas

Clean & Healthy Banana Split Boats - A Hundred Affections
Clean & Healthy Banana Split Boats – A Hundred Affections

Clean & Healthy Banana Split Boats – A Hundred Affections

Easy Coconut Milk Popsicles with Sprinkles - Sustain My Cooking Habit
Easy Coconut Milk Popsicles with Sprinkles – Sustain My Cooking Habit

Coconut Milk Popsicles with Sprinkles – Sustain My Cooking Habit

Easy Mango Cake (Whole Wheat) - Veg Recipes of India
Easy Mango Cake (Whole Wheat) – Veg Recipes of India

Easy Mango Cake (Whole Wheat) – Veg Recipes of India

No-Churn Papaya Mango Ice Cream - Powered by Mom
No-Churn Papaya Mango Ice Cream – Powered by Mom

No-Churn Papaya Mango Ice Cream – Powered by Mom

Coconut Blue Raspberry Popsicles - Food Meanderings
Coconut Blue Raspberry Popsicles – Food Meanderings

Coconut Blue Raspberry Popsicles – Food Meanderings

Grandma Mildred’s Summer Pecan Pie - Huckleberry Life
Grandma Mildred’s Summer Pecan Pie – Huckleberry Life

Grandma Mildred’s Summer Pecan Pie – Huckleberry Life

Chick-Fil-A Copycat Frosted Lemonade - Easy Budget Recipes
Chick-Fil-A Copycat Frosted Lemonade – Easy Budget Recipes

Chick-Fil-A Copycat Frosted Lemonade – Easy Budget Recipes

Vegan Parfait Cups - Strawberry Banana Chia Seed Parfait - Yum Vegan
Vegan Parfait Cups – Strawberry Banana Chia Seed Parfait – Yum Vegan

Vegan Parfait Cups – Strawberry Banana Chia Seed Parfait – Yum Vegan

Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream (No-Churn) - Moms Who Save
Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream (No-Churn) – Moms Who Save

Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream (No-Churn) – Moms Who Save

Keep reading for more amazing recipes!

Lemon Ice Cream - Julie Blanner
Lemon Ice Cream – Julie Blanner

Lemon Ice Cream – Julie Blanner

Easy Tofu and Berries Cheesecake - Champagne and Sugarplums
Easy Tofu and Berries Cheesecake – Champagne and Sugarplums

Easy Tofu and Berries Cheesecake – Champagne and Sugarplums

Homemade Rainbow Ice Cream - Bits & Giggles
Homemade Rainbow Ice Cream – Bits & Giggles

Homemade Rainbow Ice Cream – Bits & Giggles

Summer Berry Meringue Roulade - Christina’s Cucina
Summer Berry Meringue Roulade – Christina’s Cucina

Summer Berry Meringue Roulade – Christina’s Cucina

Berry Yogurt Popsicles with Granola - Pass Me Some Tasty
Berry Yogurt Popsicles with Granola – Pass Me Some Tasty

Berry Yogurt Popsicles with Granola – Pass Me Some Tasty

Mango Cheesecake, No Bake Eggless Mango Cheesecake - Veg Recipes of India
Mango Cheesecake, No Bake Eggless Mango Cheesecake – Veg Recipes of India

Mango Cheesecake, No Bake Eggless Mango Cheesecake – Veg Recipes of India

S’mores Ice Cream Cake - Gluten Free and Vegan - Pink Fortitude
S’mores Ice Cream Cake – Gluten Free and Vegan – Pink Fortitude

S’mores Ice Cream Cake – Gluten Free and Vegan – Pink Fortitude

Gluten-Free Vegan Strawberry Shortcake - Rhian’s Recipes
Gluten-Free Vegan Strawberry Shortcake – Rhian’s Recipes

Gluten-Free Vegan Strawberry Shortcake – Rhian’s Recipes

Easy No Bake Blueberry Cheesecake - Delicious On A Dime
Easy No Bake Blueberry Cheesecake – Delicious On A Dime

Easy No Bake Blueberry Cheesecake – Delicious On A Dime

Summer Fruit Crisp in 3 Easy Steps - Salty Lemon Sister
Summer Fruit Crisp in 3 Easy Steps – Salty Lemon Sister

Summer Fruit Crisp in 3 Easy Steps – Salty Lemon Sister

Easy Zucchini Cake Recipe with Berries - Sustain My Cooking Habit
Easy Zucchini Cake Recipe with Berries – Sustain My Cooking Habit

Easy Zucchini Cake Recipe with Berries – Sustain My Cooking Habit

We hope you loved The Ultimate List of Summer Dessert Recipe Ideas as much as we do. If you’re looking for some fun summery decorations certainly check out our Easy Breezy Pineapple Garland or our Beach Decor – Flip Flop Hanger.

Happy Long Weekend from Champagne and Sugarplums