When the summer heats up, I go looking through my recipes of cold summer desserts. There is nothing like a frozen bowl or stick of something to cool me down when the temps are in the 90s.
Beat the Heat with these Cold Summer Desserts
Root beer floats, summer cocktails, frozen fruit and ice cream desserts are on the menu today. If you want to beat the heat, try one of these cold dessert recipes.
Pop some bananas in the freezer and then coat them with a Paleo almond chocolate coating and roll in your favorite toppings to make these fun “nutella” frozen banana pops that the kids will love. They are healthy and fun to eat and super easy to make.
Greek yogurt, fresh strawberries, honey and coconut milk combines to make these tasty and low calorie strawberry frozen yogurt pops. Only 53 calories each!
These almond cookies with an ice cream center are better than any store bought ice cream sandwich. Make a batch of them for your next summer party.
These Paleo pudding pops have a chocolate and almond taste with the richness of coconut milk and honey. They are healthy, tasty and super easy to make.
Even if you don’t have an ice cream maker, you can enjoy this no churn coconut and pistachio ice cream. Sweetened condensed milk and whipped cream are whipped to perfection, mixed with coconut and then frozen for a tasty summer treat.
This double dark chocolate ice cream uses a plant based protein shake mix -and frozen bananas. It’s dairy free, gluten free, vegan and Paleo and super tasty.
It’s time for a milk shake, adult style! This Kahlua Rumba cocktail mixes ice cream, bananas, Kahlua, Rum and Milk into one creamy and delicious milk shake that is perfect for a hot summer evening with friends.
Pineapple juice, ice cream combine with flaked coconut and rum over a graham cracker crust for this pina colada ice cream dessert that is perfect for summer.
Bananas do double duty again to combine with a Paleo nut butter spread to make this amazing Nutella Banana Ice Cream. It is easy to make and very healthy, too!
Time to combine cookies and cream ice cream with coconut rum and Frangelico for this amazing frozen coconut rum cocktail. Is it a drink or is it dessert? I think it’s both!
These tart patriotic red, white and blue popsicles are so much fun! Mix together a container of creamy Greek yogurt and add some fresh strawberries and blueberries to popsicle molds and you have a quick and easy patriotic frozen dessert that is perfect for both the 4th of July or Memorial day. Fly the Flag!
Instant pudding, honey and milk get changed into these colorful candy corn pudding pops. They are very easy to make and the kids will love them.
If you like to gather with friends for ice cream, check out these tips for having an ice cream party.
More Cold Summer Desserts to Treat your Friends and Family
Still looking for some inspiration for frozen desserts? Try one of these tasty options.
- Chocolate watermelon pops
- Champagne Popsicles
- Frozen yogurt berry bites
- Yogurt Parfait Popsicles
- Easy Strawberry Frozen Yogurt
- Frozen Hot Chocolate
- Hawaiian Cream Popsicles
- Frozen Margarita Pie
- White Chocolate Frozen Fudge
- Frozen Mini Key Lime Pies
- Triple Chocolate Frozen Dessert
- Home made Buttered Pecan Ice Cream
- No Churn Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream
- Orange Julius Popsicles
- Reese’s Stuffed Ice Cream Sandwiches
- Blueberry Custard Protein Pops
- Strawberry Pineapple Popsicles
- Frozen Cheesecake Bites
If you enjoyed these recipes, be sure to check out this Round up of cold summer desserts for more ideas.