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Fruit Desserts for Summer

The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping; yup, it’s officially springtime! Spring is full of color, beautiful scents, and delightful weather. The best part is that flowers aren’t the only things blooming, but fresh fruits are also blooming. Take advantage of all that spring and summer offer, especially all of the delicious seasonal fruit. Of course, this delightful weather change calls for a celebration, so we’re sharing our favorite desserts that you have to make this springtime while taking advantage of the season’s fresh fruit! Warning: the rest of this post might make you extremely hungry and ready to get to baking these fruit desserts for summer!

Strawberry-Lemon Cake

It’s not a coincidence that we’re starting with a strawberry recipe! Strawberries are actually the first fruit to ripen in the spring and early summer months! Like Two Peas and Their Pod, we thought nothing could top a cold glass of strawberry lemonade on a seasonal day…until we tried a bite of this amazing cake! It shares all of the refreshing flavors except in a delicious cake form! If you are searching for an uncomplicated recipe for a cake to make and serve your family and friends this spring, this dreamy Strawberry-Lemon Cake is for you! Recipe from Two Peas & Their Blog

Mixed Berry Trifles

We can’t get enough of these delicious Mixed Berry Trifles! Who doesn’t love a colorful, refreshing dessert that’s perfect for just about any occasion? Be it Spring or Summer, these Mixed Berry Trifles are sure to be a crowd pleaser. Between the mixed berries and the butter cake using our classic Unsalted Butter and homemade whipped dream – you truly can’t go wrong. Get our delicious recipe here.

Fruit Desserts for Summer

Lemon Raspberry Cake

Raspberries sure know how to make an entrance into spring: when they flower, you know sweet, juicy raspberries are on their way! If you’re looking for a cake that will have everyone talking about it for years to come, you’ve met your match with this elegant dessert. Light and tender cake layers come together with fresh lemon zest and juice for a dreamy cake that you won’t be able to get enough of! Get the recipe from

Key Lime Pound Cake

The key to making the most out of spring is with a little Key Lime. While key lime pie is the Florida Keys’ official pie, this pound cake recipe gives the traditional pie a run for its money. Sweet, moist, and drizzled with a bit of lime zest and homemade glaze, this Key Lime Poundcake recipe takes a traditional pound cake and dresses it up for a tropical spring break vacation. You can get this fantastic recipe from Barbara Bakes.

Blueberry Lemon Cake

Our Blueberry Lemon Lavender Cake is what dessert dreams are made of! This recipe is for all of you who have always wanted to bake a cake from scratch but thought, “No way! That’s way too hard!” We cannot think of a better way to say thank you, congratulate a friend, or give warm birthday wishes than with a homemade cake. But what’s the key ingredient? Minerva Dairy butter that is 85% butterfat. Get our unique, beautiful recipe here.


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