There are many great things to love about springtime, including longer days, warmer weather, and fresh fruits that are once again back in season. As we pack up the winter outerwear and prepare for sunnier days, celebrate spring with these light, fresh and fruity dessert ideas.
11 Sweet Desserts to Eat in Springtime
Tres Leches Cake
This Tres Leches cake is inspired by the classic Mexican sponge cake made with three types of milk: evaporated milk, condensed milk and heavy cream. Studded with coconut, this cake is the perfect impressive dessert to serve on Mother's Day, for a bridal or baby shower, or for your best friend's birthday.
Vegan Sugar Cookies with Buttercream Frosting
Grill-Roasted Strawberry Crostini Sundaes
Top your meal off with some grill-roasted strawberry crostini sundaes. The unique pairing of grilled crostinis, smoky strawberries and cool ice cream makes for a surprisingly refreshing treat. Your BBQ party just got bumped up a notch.
Homemade Carrot Cake and Frosting
Homemade Lemonade Cupcakes
Floral Patterned Sugar Cookies
One-Bowl Vanilla Cupcakes with Naturally-Colored Coconut Sprinkles
Berry Crumb Bars
Coconut-Pecan Carrot Cake With Cinnamon Glaze
This coconut-pecan carrot cake features a cinnamon-infused glaze that rivals carrot cake’s traditional cream cheese frosting. With every bite, you get an immense amount of fresh carrot cake flavor complemented with a light and sweet glaze.
Blueberries and Cream Cookies
It’s a not-so-secret fact that berries and cream make an amazing pair, and these blueberries and cream cookies are no exception. Take advantage of fresh berries this season by making a batch of these delightfully tart and moist cookies.