Summer Desserts

Summer desserts

With the warm weather on its way, it won’t be long until we’re enjoying barbecues in the garden. And when summer arrives in all its glory, it’ll call for light, refreshing desserts that make the most of the delicious seasonal fresh fruit but are also indulgent and sumptuous. These four summer desserts hit the spot just nicely. All of them embrace the season with their fruity summery flavours, each with cooling component in the form of creme fraîche, mousse or sorbet. So, if you’re entertaining this summer, be sure to keep these recipes handy because not only are they light yet indulgent summer desserts, they look impressive, too.


Adam Simmonds’ goat’s curd mousse, tapioca, oat crunch and Granny Smith apple granita

Celebrating the sharp taste of the Granny Smith and teaming it with tart goat’s curd and cheese, this dessert is an impressive combination of flavours and textures as the crunchy oats mix with the smooth curd mousse. For the full recipe click here.


Pineapple kebabs with limey crème fraîche and toasted coconut

Summer desserts

Barbecued or grilled, these pineapple skewers are an innovative and genius way to enjoy this deliciously sticky fruit. With just six ingredients including lime juice, desiccated coconut and cooling creme fraîche, which it’s served with, not only is this a light and indulgent, it’s a breeze to make, too. For the full recipe click here.


Mojito sorbet

Summer desserts

Love the sweet sharpness of a cool mojito? Then you’ll love this recipe for mojito sorbet made with lime juice, zest and fragrant fresh mint. Serve with a little white rum, it’s the ultimate boozy summer dessert. For the full recipe click here.


Rose & buttermilk panna cotta with Comice pears

Summer desserts

A cool and creamy dessert made with rosewater, buttermilk and vanilla pods, this subtly flavoured dessert comes alive when served with fresh pear and crushed pistachio nuts. For the full recipe click here.

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