Looking for a great dessert for your next summer party or to take to a backyard BBQ? Here are 14 options from some of my favorite bloggers that will leave your guests asking for seconds!
Strawberry Shortcake in a Jar
The lemon curd and mascarpone give this strawberry shortcake an extra punch of flavor and the packable nature of the mini mason jars mason jar makes these perfect for a summer party or picnic.
Lemon Blueberry Tarts
This individual serving no-bake lemon cheesecake is topped with fresh blueberries for a light and tasty summer dessert.
Get the recipe from Sugar Spun Run
Grilled Pineapple Ice Cream Sundaes
These unique sundaes combine grilled pineapple with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce for a sweet summertime dessert!
Get the recipe from Sprinkles & Sea Salt
Raspberry Coconut Smoothie Popsicles
Popsicles are always a big hit with the kids at backyard parties! The sophisticated flavors in these mean adults will love them too.
Get the recipe from Lauren Caris Cooks
Chocolate Strawberry Ice Cream Cake
This Chocolate Strawberry Ice Cream Cake is full of fresh summer flavors and who doesn't love a nice frozen dessert in the heat of summer?!
Get the recipe from Homemade Food Junkie
Cherry Pineapple Popsicles
Because popsicles are so perfect for summer and these flavors are so interesting I had to include two different types!
Get the recipe from Platings and Pairings
This Berry Clafoutis is the perfect way to show off your spring and summer berries.
Get the recipe from Champagne Tastes
Rum Cherry Ice Cream
A summer dessert list wouldn't be complete without at least one kind of ice cream! This rum cherry version is unique and refreshing.
Get the recipe from Striped Spatula
Blackberry Nectarine Crumble
Crumbles are such a classic summer dessert and so easy to make for a large group. I love the unique flavor combination in this one!
Get the recipe from House of Nash Eats
Mini Passion Fruit Cream Pots
These mini Passionfruit Cream Pots are an ideal make-ahead dessert that can be scaled up or down making them perfect for parties of all sizes.
Get the recipe from Sprinkles & Sprouts
Berry Eton Mess Dessert Shots
Individual serving desserts are so great for both picnics and backyard BBQs. They are easy to transport and easy to serve and the berries in this one just scream summertime!
Get the recipe from Giraffes Can Bake
Orange Ricotta Donuts
Because donuts just seem like a super fun dessert for a summer party and are perfectly packable for a picnic!
Get the recipe from Inside the Rustic Kitchen
No Bake S'mores Bars
There has got to be at least one version of S'mores on any summer dessert list. These easy no-bake bars work well for a crowd.
Get the recipe from Garden in the Kitchen
Blueberry Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
If you want something a little more elegant for your party this Blueberry Banana cake definitely fits the description.
Diane Williams says
Gorgeous desserts! I'm getting hungry and inspired. Thank you for including our Strawberry Ice cream cake. I have shared and pinned this post. Have a great day!
Thanks Diane. You're Strawberry Ice Cream Cake is beautiful!
Dottie Atkins says
I can't chose what to make first! What's your favorite one? I'll make that first.
Urban Foodie Kitchen says
Hi Dottie - I'd probably pick one of the desserts in a jar or the Strawberry Ice Cream Cake to make first. Enjoy!