One of the many great things about summer are all the fruit varieties that are at their peak! The recipes below will help you put nature’s sweet treats to good use, be it cakes, muffins or frozen treats.

1. Blueberry Violet Cake

Roasted blueberries are the first step to making this softly elegant cake. Combine the blueberry puree with our Whipped Icing Mix for a wonderfully light and flavorful addition to this airy cake. Get the full recipe here.

2. Strawberry Shortcake

Whipped frosting and real strawberries are sandwiched between layers of angel food cake. Use the Easy Layers Loaf Pan to bake the cake, then get to stacking! Get the full recipe here.

3. Raspberry Almond Streusel Muffins

These muffins are a great way to start any day – summer or not! These simple homemade raspberry almond streusel muffins are bursting with sweet and satisfying flavor. Get the full recipe here.

4. Strawberry Pretzel Dessert

This updated version of a retro strawberry pretzel dessert is a cool treat for a hot day. Get the full recipe here.

5. Pistachio and Raspberry Greek Yogurt Pops

Mix creamy Greek yogurt with fresh raspberries and chopped pistachios for a fast and easy no-bake treat. Just fill the Brownie Pops Moldwith the yogurt mixture, freeze completely, then enjoy! Get the recipe here.

6. Strawberry Lemonade Poke Cake

This cake is just bursting with sweet strawberry and lemon flavor. Made by poking holes in the cake and then covering the cake with a sweet gelatin mixture, this cake is light and refreshing, and looks beautiful when cut open! An easy treat to make for the 4th of July or a summer birthday celebration, this cake certainly captures the taste of summer. Get the recipe here.

7. Lemon Blueberry Poppy Seed Jar Cake

Sunshiny lemon curd, layered with moist lemon poppy seed cake and juicy blueberries, burst with wonderful flavor bite after bite. Serve them up in cute little jars, which also make for a great gifting idea! Get the full recipe here.

8. No Bake Strawberry-Lemonade Cheesecake

If it’s too hot to turn on the oven, give this no bake recipe a try! This rich cheesecake is the perfect combination of sour and sweet. Get the recipe here.

9. Raspberry Cheese Coffee Cake

Dress up a cheese coffee cake dessert with dollops of fresh raspberries and raspberry preserves. Get the recipe here.

10. Summer Loaf Cake

Topped with fresh raspberries, blueberries, lemons and red currants, this Summer Fruit Loaf Cake Recipe is the perfect sweet treat to any picnic or warm weather celebration. Layers of tasty vanilla cake are topped with a simple powdered sugar glaze, giving this vanilla loaf cake recipe a rustic look that is sure to impress. Made using the Easy Layers! Loaf Pan Set, this cake only uses one cake mix or recipe and all the layers of this cake can be baked at the same time! Get the recipe here.

11. Watermelon Popsicles

These creamy, kicky watermelon popsicles re-imagine the classic summer cool-down treat with the ultimate flavor balancing act. Get the recipe here.
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