Milk and Cereal Ice Cream Bars

Summer scoop! Cornflakes cereal + vanilla ice cream combined into a breakfast …. dessert : )

A fun-no bake idea! Crushed cereal with a creamy vanilla cream make this a brilliant-cool treat!

I made two batches & shared these with my neighbors & their kids! They absolutely loved them. Get scooping & enjoy! Have a great & safe day πŸ’›πŸ¨πŸ˜˜ #cerealtreats #sweettooth

Recipe by Joy the Baker

For the Milk and Cereal Ice Cream Bars:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 cups cornflakes, crushed
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • big pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 gallon vanilla ice cream

https://joythebaker.com/2019/07/three-easy-store-bought-ice-cream-treats/

Slow Cooker Short Rib Ragu with Pappardelle

An Italian-style dish packed with flavor! Slow cooked short ribs, carrots, celery, onion & marinara make the most delicious meal.

With minimal prep time slicing the vegetables & searing the ribs, the rest is hands off. No babysitting required…slow cooker to the rescue : )

Pasta is so pretty, easy & delicious! You can substitute Pappardelle for zoodles, spaghetti squash or another type of pasta.

Slow cookers are the best! A great restaurant style meal that you can make in the comfort of your home. Have a great day & stay safe πŸ˜˜πŸ’›πŸ™‚ #italianfood #itswhatsfordinner

Recipe by The Wooden Skillet

INGREDIENTS

  • salt and pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons avocado oil, divided
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2–3 celery stalks, sliced
  • 2–3 medium carrots, peeled, sliced and quartered (halved works too)
  • 1 medium sweet yellow onion, diced
  • 6–8 beef short ribs
  • 25oz marinara sauce (homemade or store bought)

https://thewoodenskillet.com/easy-short-rib-ragu/

Grilled Pineapple and Coconut Ice Cream

Pina colada on a plate πŸ˜‰ Extra yummy grilled fruit with shredded coconut flakes & lime zest ~ Yes : )

I made no churn coconut ice cream for National Ice Cream Day {yesterday}. It’s absolutely delicious on its own. Have you tried grilled fruit…apples, peaches or watermelon? Grilling fresh fruit enhances the flavor! Your taste buds will thank you.

Fantastic tropical flavors 🏝 {lacking the gorgeous view}. It’s a great summer treat for hot days! Have an awesome day & stay cool πŸ’›πŸ₯₯β˜€οΈ

#coconutlove #summerdessert

No Churn Coconut Ice Cream by The Flavours of Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cup Heavy Cream/ Whipping Creamcold
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups Coconut Milk Full Fat (cold)
  • 1/2 can Sweetened Condensed milkcold ( 400 grams can)
  • 1/8 teaspoon Coconut extract(optional)
  • 1/2 cup Dry shredded Coconut / Coconut flakes toasted

https://theflavoursofkitchen.com/homemade-coconut-ice-cream/

Tropical Fruit Salad

Sum-sum-summertime Salad! My favorite fruits combined with a honey & citrus poppyseed dressing is absolutely perfect : )

A vibrant, delicious salad that is always devoured. We love fruit in our house! It’s a refreshing & healthy idea for hot πŸ₯΅ summer days. What’s your favorite fruit? Hope you have a great Sunday & stay cool πŸ₯­β˜€οΈπŸπŸ’› #summersalad

Recipe by The Slow Roasted Italian

INGREDIENTS

  • 12 mandarin oranges, divided (for dressing and salad)
  • 2 cup strawberries, sliced
  • 1 pineapple, cut into bite-size chunks
  • 5 kiwi, sliced
  • 3 mangoes, cut into bite-size chunks
Citrus Poppy Seed Dressing

  • 1 medium lemon
  • 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon Gourmet Garden Ginger Paste or fresh grated ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds

https://www.theslowroasteditalian.com/2015/03/best-ever-tropical-fruit-salad.html?m=1

Homemade Blueberry Pop Tarts

Blueberry Pop Tarts! Bursting with blueberry filling & topped with a sweet vanilla glaze : )

My first time making homemade pop tarts — these cute snacks are easier to make than I expected. They may not be the prettiest but they’re definitely the yummiest! Fresh blueberries simmered with sugar & a splash of lemon. If the glaze is too thick, add a teaspoon {or less} of water. I also added 1/2 TSP of vanilla extract to the confectioner’s glaze.

A fun idea for kids! Have an awesome & safe day β˜€οΈπŸ’›πŸ˜ƒ

Recipe by How To Feed A Loon

Ingredients

  • Double recipe pie dough
  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar plus 1 tbsp
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • all-purpose flour for dusting work surface
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar

Optional: 1/2 TSP vanilla extract, vanilla glaze

Strawberry Coconut Ice Squares

Sweet Summer treat! Delicious little squares with strawberries, coconut flakes and condensed milk : )

A British creation that taste amazing! No flour ~ gluten free! The combination of strawberry purΓ©e, coconut flakes & condensed milk gives a light chewy texture. These little squares make a great healthy’ish treat. Have an awesome & safe Monday β€οΈπŸ™‚πŸ“ #happymonday #simplysweet

Recipe by Anna Banana

Equipment

  • 24 x 20 cm baking tin
  • baking paper
  • electric mixer
  • mixing bowl
  • spatula

Ingredients

  • 450 g fresh strawberries hulled
  • 1/2 medium lemon juice only
  • 100 g caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter for greasing
  • 350 g desicatted coconut
  • 397 g can of condensed milk
  • 1/3 tsp pink food colouring gel optional
  • 4 tbsp milk any
  • 4 medium eggs, whites only

https://annabanana.co/strawberry-coconut-ice-squares/

Fruit Tart

A little treat to brighten your day! An easy homemade crust with a variety of flavorful fruit & a creamy custard filling : )

A summer dessert that requires minimal baking time. That’s right! The slightly sweetened crust is perfect and so easy. Loaded with an assortment of fresh fruit or keep it simple with your favorite fruit. This recipe is a keeper ! Have an awesome & safe Sunday! πŸ’›πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘πŸ₯πŸ“ #summerdessert #sweettreat

Recipe by Foodie In New York, Better Together Fruit Tart

Ingredients:

The Crust* 

1 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup powdered sugar
dash of salt
1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, melted 

The Filling and Fruit Topping

1 (8-ounce) package of cream cheese, cold 
3/4 cup heavy whipping cream, cold
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
Assorted fresh fruit (I used cherries, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, 1/2 peach, 1 nectarine, 1/2 kiwi)
1/4 cup jelly or jam, any flavor (optional, for brushing fruit on top to make it shine)

https://www.foodieinnewyork.com/home-main/2020/6/4/better-together-fruit-tart

Strawberries and Cream Cake

Strawberrylicious! Fresh strawberries, whipped cream filling and strawberry buttercream frosting : )

Strawberries pops up on my blog frequently! Layers of scrumptious strawberry flavor ~ it’s delicious, sweet & strawberrylicious. This recipe requires prep time however, it will not disappoint you.

I attempted the swooping frosting technique… decorative decor’ still remains a challenge. Continuing to practice & learn pretty presentation. Have an awesome & safe day β€οΈπŸ˜ƒπŸ“πŸ€˜ #strawberrylover #getyourbakeon

Recipe by Cake By Courtney

Ingredients

FOR THE STRAWBERRY CAKE

  • 1 1/2 cups (350 g) granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (226 g) unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1/3 cup (72.6 g) vegetable or canola oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tsp (4.2 g) vanilla
  • 2 tsp (4 g) baking powder
  • 2 1/2 cups (287.5 g) cake flour
  • 2 oz freeze dried strawberries measured and then pulverized into a powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2.8 g) salt
  • 1 cup (232 g) strawberry puree reductionabout 3 cups chopped strawberries, pureed and simmered over the stove to thicken and reduce to 1 cup

WHIPPED CREAM FILLING

  • 2 cups ( 462 g) heavy cream cold divided
  • 3 tablespoons (44.3 g) cold water
  • 1 tablespoon (9.25 g) unflavored gelatin
  • 1/2 cup (62.5 g) powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon (4.2 g) vanilla extract `
  • Fresh strawberries

FOR THE STRAWBERRY BUTTERCREAM

  • 2 cups (452 g) unsalted butter slightly chilled
  • 4 cups (500 g) powdered sugar measured and then sifted
  • 1/4 cup (40 g) freeze dried strawberries pulverized and then measured
  • 1/3 cup (76 g) heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp. strawberry jam
  • 1 teaspoon (4.2 g) pure vanilla extract
  • *This buttercream recipe makes enough to fill and cover your cake. If you want to add additional piping, you’ll want to make an extra 1/2 batch.

https://cakebycourtney.com/strawberries-and-cream-cake/

Peach Cobbler Popsicle

Frozen dessert on a stick! Caramelized peaches, brown sugar, a pinch of nutmeg & cinnamon with a coating of shortbread cookie crumble : )

Inspired by Unique Sweets, Frozen Sweet Pops. No water — just juicy peaches baked with a few simple spices. The baking aroma… so good! Their recipe is unavailable but I felt confident as I’ve made cobblers in the past. The end result is a frozen sweet treat ~ perfect for hot summer days + they taste amazing! Have an awesome & safe weekend πŸ’›πŸ‘πŸ€˜πŸ˜‰ #peachcobbleronastick #frozensweettreat

Inspired by Suck It, Frozen Sweet Pops

Ingredients: 6 ripe peaches, cut into small pieces – 1 TSP granulated sugar – 2 TBSP brown sugar – 1/2 TSP ground nutmeg- 1/2 TSP cinnamon- splash of fresh lemon juice – pinch of salt – 6 shortbread cookies, crushed crumble

Instructions: Add peaches to a 9×9 baking dish. Coat & stir the brown sugar, granulated sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon & a pinch of salt into the the peaches. Splash of fresh lemon juice. Bake 350 for 30 mins. Peaches should be soft. Stir & Allow to cool. Spoon mixture into the popsicle mold {I made 5 popsicles}. Freeze overnight. To remove from the mold, allow popsicles to sit at room temperature for 5 mins. Crumble shortbread cookies onto a plate. Mix 1 TSP brown sugar, pinch of nutmeg & cinnamon sugar into crumbled shortbread cookies. Stir ingredients together & coat popsicles with crumble. Enjoy!

Blueberry-Pecan Pancake Casserole

Sliced & stacked! Homemade pancakes bursting with blueberries & pecans ~ it’s so scrumptious!

A great make at home idea for breakfast or brunch. I love blueberries & pecans! Pecans are added to the batter & topped with blueberries. Drizzle maple syrup or honey sour cream on top : ) Hope you had an awesome & safe holiday weekend πŸ’›πŸ₯žπŸ˜ƒβ˜€οΈ #pancakebreakfast #goodmorning

Recipe by Country Living Magazine, Marian Cooper Cairns

INGREDIENTS
1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
1/2 c. chopped toasted pecans
1 1/2 tsp. sugar
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. kosher salt, divided
1 c. milk
1/3 c. sour cream
5 large eggs, divided
Unsalted butter, for griddle
1 6-oz. package fresh blueberries, divided
2 c. half-and-half
1/2 c. sugar
1 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
Honey Sour Cream
1/3 c. sour cream
2 tbsp. half-and-half
2 tbsp. Honey
2 tsp. lemon zest
Kosher salt

https://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/recipes/a37601/blueberry-pecan-pancake-bread-pudding/