Summertime is in full swing and it seems like there are park cookouts and backyard shindigs every weekend. Here are a few of our favorite dessert ideas for BBQs and outdoor gatherings.

Lemon Bars

These tart, vibrant lemon bars are a barbecue staple. Dust with powdered sugar and serve with a twist of lemon on top! Find the Instructions Here

Salted Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Please the chocolate lovers in your life with this elevated twist on a classic. Find the Instructions Here

Cherry Lattice Pie

Is there anything more summery or Instagrammable than a lattice pie? This cherry pie is gorgeous with jewel-colored fruit peeking behind golden strips of crust. Find the Instructions Here

Chocolate Ice Cream Roll Cake

A crowd pleaser for adults and kids alike, this refreshing summertime treat needs to chill overnight but it so simple to create. Find the Instructions Here 

Grilled Peach Cake

A sophisticated summer dessert, this rustic cake reveals layers of flavors and textures perfect for the season. Find the Instructions Here

Horchata Cupcakes

Inspired by the decadent Mexican rice milk beverage, these creamy cupcakes are made of sugar and spice and everything nice. Find the Instructions Here

Watermelon Ice Pops

These sugar free ice pops bring a little heat with the tiniest pinch of cayenne pepper and lime juice. Find the Instructions Here

S’Mores Bites

All you need is a microwave to create these delicious s’mores inspired truffles — perfect when it’s too hot to heat up your oven! Find the Instructions Here

Strawberry Champagne Thumbprint Cookies

A strawberry jam cookie is perfect for any outdoor party, but the addition of the Champagne flavor makes this dessert celebration worthy. Find the Instructions Here

Salted Caramel Whoopie Pies

A sprinkle of salt brings out the toasted caramel notes in this grown-up-friendly whoopie pie. Find the Instructions Here

What’s your signature summer dessert? Show us on Instagram and tag us @wiltoncakes!

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