13 Frozen Desserts to Enjoy in the Summer Heat 

We’re not giving up dessert during the summer! There’s nothing sweeter in life than being warmed by the sun rays as you’re enjoying a cold dessert. Balance, right? While ice cream is usually everyone’s go-to frozen treat, there are definitely so many other options to explore! Check out our special roundup of 13 delicious frozen desserts! 

1. Frozen Mousse Cake 

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Mousse is a dessert with such a soft and creamy consistency it almost feels like you’re eating a chocolatey cloud. A mousse is best enjoyed cold but this summer you can take it a step further and capture this consistency in a frozen mousse cake by Life, Love and Sugar!

2. Bailey’s Frozen Mochaccino 

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We all enjoy a good Bailey’s on occasion! Thanks to the incredible recipe by An Italian you can capture the well-known Bailey’s aroma within a frozen dessert and serve it to your guests at the next summer party you host. We guarantee you this dessert will be the talk of the group for months to come!

3. Frozen S’mores Cups 

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When the barbecue season officially opens, S’mores are usually first on your kids’ minds, but this year you can surprise them by making these frozen S’mores cups for dessert! After eating a big barbecue feast, these cold frozen cups by Creations by Kara are going to be the best treat!

4. Frozen Caramel Apple Cake 

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We’ve already gushed about how much we love the combination of apples and caramel and even though this dessert has a flavor that’s usually popular in the fall, we can’t see why you wouldn’t bring it to life during the warmer months as well, especially when Tbsp has such an incredible recipe for a frozen caramel apple cake!

5. Frozen Lemon Pie

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A cold lemon pie is without a doubt one of the most refreshing desserts, but you can give it yet another dimension of cool and refreshing by making it frozen! Love Bakes Good Cakes shares the recipe and we’re willing to bet it’s going to become one of your summer hits!

6. Frozen Chocolate Cheesecake 

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A classic chocolate cake may feel a bit too heavy on the stomach in the summer heat. Summer desserts should be light and cold, kind of like this frozen chocolate cheesecake by Chelsea’s Messy Apron! It tastes like a proper chocolate cake and gets you through the heat with ease!

7. Blueberry Frozen Yoghurt 

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If ice cream feels too predictable for you or you’re wishing for a healthier option that has a more significant flavor, we can’t recommend frozen yoghurt enough! It’s a brilliant alternative to ice cream and we love the recipe for a blueberry froyo by High Heels and Grills!

8. Frozen Oreo Bars 

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Summertime is also known as the swimsuit season, so we totally understand if you don’t feel like stuffing your face with Oreo cookies all day long – but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy an Oreo flavored dessert! Check out the innovative recipe at NeighborFood for frozen Oreo bars!

9. Chocolate Covered Frozen Bananas

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If you have kids, you are well aware of how hard it is to get them to eat fruit sometimes. You have to get creative and sneak in fruit everywhere you can – for example in dessert! These chocolate covered frozen bananas by Simple Roots Wellness are a great place to start!

10. Cookies and Cream Popsicles 

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Is it possible for a summer to pass without indulging in popsicles? We don’t think so! Instead of buying popsicles at the store you can make them at home, using your kids’ favorite ingredients – such as cookies, obviously! Check out the recipe at The Skinny Fork!

11. Frozen Peanut Butter Pie 

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We’re peanut butter addicts all the way, so we’re adamant to find ways to enjoy it even when the heat wave strikes. This frozen peanut butter pie by Lil’ Luna looks promising! We love that it mixes peanut butter with chocolate and salty pretzels on top. Variety all the way!

12. Frozen Peanut Butter Banana Bites 

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Maybe you’re not looking for giant dessert projects such as cakes and pies, but would rather enjoy smaller and healthier frozen desserts that you can use as a snack during the day! We love these the frozen peanut butter banana bites by The Creative Bite!

13. Mango Sorbet

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Another alternative to ice cream is a sorbet! It’s usually made without any milk and a lot of fruit, so it can definitely serve you as a much healthier frozen dessert option. Check out the recipe for a delicious and vegan mango sorbet at Sandhya’s Kitchen!

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