Fruit Desserts

Recently

Rich Red Plum Jam

Jennifer Latham Post a comment

This is a beautiful jewel-red jam with a perfect balance of sweet and tart. Putting half of the fruit through a food mill and leaving the other half in quarters makes for a rustic textured jam. An overnight maceration gives you a head-start on the jamming process. It's a great jam to pair with fresh, creamy cow's milk cheeses like ricotta. More

Stoned Tart From 'Sweet and Vicious'

Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

What seems like a simple tart is so much more, thanks to the cleverness of this recipe from Libbie Summers' new cookbook, Sweet and Vicious: Baking with Attitude. It bakes up beautifully, a layer of pistachio cream mingling with juice from the mixed selection of fresh fruit. A fat scoop of vanilla ice cream is all that's needed for a finishing touch. More

Easy Gluten-Free Plum Cobbler

Gluten-Free Tuesday Elizabeth Barbone Post a comment

Quartered plums cook into a rich, jammy base for the tender, flavorful crust in this gluten-free take on Lisa Fain's cobbler in The Homesick Texan's Family Table. More

Upside-Down Skillet Corn Cake From 'Sweet & Vicious'

Emma Kobolakis 7 comments

Quite often, the best recipes are ones that can be made on the fly, allowing for changes and adaptations. The skillet corn cake from Sweet and Vicious: Baking With Attitude is one such beast; author Libbie Summers sticks to the same cake base, but provides five fruit options, each yielding a distinctly different flavor. More

Tropical Pineapple, Mango, and Coconut Fools

Yvonne Ruperti Post a comment

The classic British fool, a dessert of fruit and whipped cream, is an ideal warm weather dessert because it's light and balance of sweet and tart fruit flavors. Spooned into this tropical take are layers of juicy mango, pineapple, and toasted coconut. More

Tangy Strawberry Fools

Yvonne Ruperti Post a comment

The classic British fool, a dessert of fruit and whipped cream, is an ideal warm weather dessert because it's light and balance of sweet and tart fruit flavors. Juicy macerated strawberries, strawberry compote, and tangy yogurt are spooned into this refreshing, light version. More

Lemon-Blueberry Fools

Yvonne Ruperti Post a comment

The classic British fool, a dessert of fruit and whipped cream, is an ideal warm weather dessert because it's light and balance of sweet and tart fruit flavors. Fresh lemon curd and blueberry compote are spooned into this flavorful version. More

Blackberry Icebox Pie From 'Fruitful'

Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

Icebox pie is one of those make-ahead treats that you can look forward to all day, knowing that a cold slice is waiting for you when you get home. Fruitful's icebox pie is a cloud of blackberry whipped cream set atop a condensed milk custard, all packaged in a graham cracker crust. The super-sweet custard is a pleasant surprise, hidden under purple clouds of berry cream, and the graham cracker crust adds a delightful toasty note. More

Summer Blueberry Jam

Jennifer Latham Post a comment

This delicious blueberry jam made from in-season summer blueberries, sugar, and lemon juice couldn't be more simple to make. The key is to select the best berries: Namely, a mixture that includes mostly just-ripe berries with a few under-ripe berries as well. More

Blackberry Brown Sugar Frozen Yogurt

Max Falkowitz 2 comments

A sweet, deceptively complex frozen yogurt that layers rich blackberries with brown sugar and a touch of clove. More

Raspberry Campari Frozen Yogurt

Max Falkowitz Post a comment

Campari and orange zest emphasize raspberry's subtleties for a sweet-tart frozen yogurt with a slight bitter finish. More

Orange Creamsicle Frozen Yogurt

Max Falkowitz Post a comment

The classic creamsicle gets an upgrade with tangy yogurt and a big jolt of orange zest to bolster the fruit's bittersweet citrus edge. More

Wine-Poached Nectarine Tart From 'Fruitful'

Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

Thick, juicy slices of nectarines are stewed in sweet wine and spices, then gently laid on a bed of tart crust in this Fruitful dessert. Nectarine syrup is distilled from the simmering fruits, and used as a garnish. More

Raspberry Madeleines From 'Fruitful'

Emma Kobolakis 3 comments

Traditionally, the delicate madeleine gets its flavor from vanilla, butter and eggs. In Fruitful, Brian Nicholson adds raspberries and lemon zest, taking them from a teatime treat to an anytime indulgence. More

Strawberry Shortcake on Steroids

Ideas in Food 2 comments

Inspired by classic strawberry shortcake, this reinvented version is made with three forms of strawberry (macerated, powdered, pudding), features ginger-and-lemongrass-flavored choux pastry puff, and is topped with light, refreshing buttermilk granita. It's not traditional, but it is an explosion of flavors and textures that's absolutely worth making. More

Strawberry Pudding and Macerated Strawberries with Strawberry Sugar

Ideas in Food Post a comment

Created as the strawberry component of a reinvented strawberry shortcake recipe, these macerated strawberries and rich strawberry pudding are made with the help of a flavor-packed freeze-dried strawberries. It's delicious as part of the larger strawberry shortcake recipe, but also works well as a standalone fruit-and-pudding dessert. More

Blackberry Thyme Galette

Carrie Vasios Mullins 1 comment

Galettes are simply free-form tarts, but there is something about their ease of preparation and rustic look that makes them perfect for summer. This version replaces the traditional pâte sucrée dough with a tender cream cheese-based dough that's flavored with fresh thyme. The galette is filled with lots of fresh blackberries, meaning it's good on its own or even better with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. More

Golden and Crisp Blueberry Crumble Bars

Carrie Vasios Mullins 6 comments

These blueberry crumb bars are the best of both the cookie and crumble worlds. An easy shortbread cookie base is covered with a layer of sweet blueberries then topped with an extra thick layer of buttery crumbs. More

Puff Pastry Apple Turnovers

Yvonne Ruperti Post a comment

The best apple turnover you will ever have. Made with blitz puff pastry, the buttery and flaky pastry shell encases a sweet-tart Granny Smith apple-and-cinnamon filling that's perfectly cooked throughout. More

Puff Pastry Plum Tarts

Yvonne Ruperti Post a comment

Juicy oven-roasted plums sweetened with cinnamon sugar top buttery and flaky puff pastry in these quick and easy tarts. Using our recipe for quick and easy blitz puff pastry, they're incredibly easy to make and still deliver tons of real butter flavor. More

More Posts