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50+ Fresh Fruit Desserts to Make This Summer

It’s fruit season people and if you’re not adding gorgeous summer fruit to every recipe WYD?

Kidding. But in all seriousness, it’s time to stock up on all of those beautiful berries, peaches, citrus, and yes, avocados (a fruit) so that you can start making my absolute favorite fresh fruit desserts for summer.

These summer desserts are my go-to recipes to make after hitting the farmer’s market or buying every container of berries on sale at Whole Foods. You’ll find bars, cakes, no bake treats, crisps & crumbles, and more. When in doubt, add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to any of these recipes to take it to the next level!

Can I use frozen fruit?

Sure! If you plan to bake with any frozen fruit, I recommend letting the fruit thaw and then draining off the liquid before adding them to your recipe. For berries, you can also toss them in a little flour before baking with them so that the color doesn’t dye your baked treat.

I split up all of these delicious treats into:

  • Berries & cherries
  • Banana
  • Apples, pears & peaches
  • Citrus
  • And avocado

So that you can find the perfect dessert with any fruit that you have on hand. They’re perfect for all of your summer BBQ, party and potluck needs!

strawberry coffee cake sliced on parchment paper

Berries (& Cherries)

Brown Butter Strawberry Coffee Cake with Lovely Strawberry Icing

Frozen Strawberry Margarita

Strawberry Crumble Bars

The Best Tart Cherry Pie You’ll Ever Eat

Inside Out Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake

White Chocolate Blueberry Oatmeal Cookies

Strawberry Crisp with Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Crumble

Chocolate Zucchini Cake (healthy + gluten free)

Drunken Strawberries

Blueberry Pie Bars with Oatmeal Crumble (vegan & gluten free)

Feel Good Vegan Cherry Cheesecake Bars

Almond Flour Blackberry Crisp for Two! (gluten free)

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Coconut Oatmeal Cookies (made with coconut oil!)

2-Ingredient Blueberry Nice Cream

Almond Flour Strawberry Shortcake Cake with Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Frosting

Tart Cherry Pie Bars with Oatmeal Crumble (vegan + gluten free)

Small Batch Paleo Almond Flour Brownies with Raspberries

Lightened-up Vanilla Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp (vegan, gluten free)

Brown Butter Blueberry Coffee Cake

Grain Free Raspberry Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Zucchini Brownies

Raspberry Bars with Oatmeal Cookie Crumble

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Coconut Oatmeal Cookies (made with coconut oil!)

slice of banana cream pie on a plate


World’s Best Banana Cream Pie (with peanut butter cookie crust!)

Vegan Banana Bread Mug Cake

Healthy Soft Banana Bread Cookies

Whole Wheat Brown Butter Banana Bundt Cake with Dark Chocolate

Paleo Zucchini Banana Bread Bars

Healthy Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Zucchini Oatmeal Cookies (vegan!)

Whole Wheat Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (made with coconut oil!)

Chocolate Chip Almond Flour Banana Blondies (grain free + vegan!)

Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Chickpea Blondies {gluten free & vegan-friendly}

Double Chocolate Banana Bread Oat Bars {vegan and gluten free}

drizzling caramel onto a skillet with healthy peach crisp

Apples, Pears & Peaches

Gluten Free Peach Crisp with Salted Coconut Milk Caramel

Tony’s Very Favorite Dutch Apple Pie

Best Healthy Apple Crisp Ever!

Apple Pie Bars with Salted Peanut Butter Caramel

Cinnamon Walnut Pear Crisp

Brown Butter Apple Coffee Cake

Vanilla Coconut Milk Caramel Apple Crisp For Two

pulling a slice of lemon raspberry cake out of the cake


Almond Lemon Raspberry Poppy Seed Cake

Key Lime White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies

Grain Free Chocolate Orange Pinwheels

Lemon Blueberry Zucchini Cake with Lemon Frosting

Lemon Cookies with Lovely Lemon Glaze

Italian Chocolate Orange Cookies with Orange Icing

Paleo Orange-Kissed Loaf with Dark Chocolate Glaze

Healthy Lemon Bars (gluten free, dairy free & paleo!)

Vegan & Gluten Free Lemon Blueberry Pistachio Cupcakes

Italian Chocolate Orange Cookies with Orange Icing

Paleo Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

Orange Carrot Zucchini Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

Lemon Blackberry Yogurt Bundt Cake

Black Bean Brownies in a stack


Healthy Avocado Black Bean Brownies

Vegan Chocolate Avocado Pudding Pie with Salted Almond Date Crust

Best Ever Vegan Avocado Chocolate Birthday Cake with Vegan Chocolate Ganache

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