Fruit is tasty and delicious, whether it is a quick snack or as part of a balanced breakfast or lunch. But there’s nothing better than using some of your favorite fruit to create some yummy fruit desserts. Forget about apple and peach cobbler when you taste some of these quick and easy desserts that include some of your favorite fruits. Here are eight top ideas that you’ll want to taste as soon as possible.
Fresh Berry Shortcake
A very traditional dessert, it can be modified with the addition of a fresh biscuit, or mademore traditionally like strawberry shortcake. Stuffed with sweetened berries, a touch of cinnamon or syrup adds an extra burst of flavor. For maximum flavor, you’ll want to ensure your berries are in season.
Quick Strawberry Cake
A true southern recipe, this cake can be whipped up in a jiffy if you substitute white cake mix for any homemade cake made from scratch. This cake is truly perfect for any occasion, be it a baby shower or just sitting down for family dinner.
Made with blackberry jam and then coated with lemon buttercream. A coffee cake can also be made using frozen or fresh blackberries, which creates a rich cake that is both moist and buttery from the mixture of buttercream and buttermilk.
Coconut Custard Pie
If you want a fruity dessert that has a more tropical taste, then this recipe is right up your alley. To make this recipe a bit more homemade, you can make your own flaky pie crust which makes this recipe feel a little bit more at home.
Another southern delicacy using strawberries and rhubarbs, this is an unusual mix that is actually quite delicious. This pie has everything you need in one slice: fruits, veggies, and fiber, too. If you want to make this pie a little more fun, pastry cutters add a little touch.
Fried Apricot Turnovers
Little pies that can also double as a breakfast treat, these turnovers are a spin on the traditional fruit turnovers as it utilizes apricots. Spoons and forks are not a requirement: these treats can be eaten on the go.
Raspberry Spoon Fruit
If you’re making cupcakes, you can add a fruity twist with raspberries. A large spoonful of raspberry filling along with whipped cream or a topping of your choice creates a dessert that is easy to make that you can revisit over and over.
Orange Meringue Pie
Changing up the age-old lemon meringue pie, Orange Meringue Pie is made with orange zest and orange juice concentrate. Add in fresh orange wedges and you can completely change up the texture of this age-old recipe.