Our No-Bake Summer Dessert Round Up

We love our oven dearly but when it’s too hot to bake, it’s no-bake recipes that win us over. Here are our favourite no-bake recipe ideas from foodies across the web. They’re fresh, creamy and easy to prepare! Whether you need something for morning tea, dessert, or a snack on the run, these cool creations can chill happily in the fridge until you need them. So give your oven a well-earned rest this summer and embrace no-bake instead! Click on the images to see the original recipe. Visit our No Bake Recipe Collection for more recipes.

Raw Slice

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Raw slices and desserts have jumped up in popularity recently. They ditch many of the ingredients of a traditional slice and replace them with wholesome ingredients in their original state. They boast refined sugar free, gluten free and dairy free that you can enjoy guilt free!

Elsa’s Wholesome Life has created a Cacao and Raspberry Layered Raw Slice consisting of a mixture of almonds, dates, shredded coconut, soaked cashews, coconut oil, cacao powder, raspberries and more.

If you’re a caramel brownie fan, you’ll love Yum Gluten Free’s Caramel Brownie Slice. Made from a mixture of medjool dates, cacao powder, desiccated coconut, coconut cream and more and served frozen!

 

Popsicles

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With just a few simple ingredients and a popsicle mould, it’s easy to make colourful, creamy fruit pops!

Pretty Simple Sweet’s recipe for Strawberry Banana Popsicles are naturally sweet with plump strawberries, ripe bananas, and just a dash of honey.

Coconut, Raspberry and Chia Popsicles by Donna Hay have the added goodness of white chia seeds and are dairy free with a coconut cream base.

 

Raw Cheesecake

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Have your cheesecake and eat it too! Similar to raw slices, raw cheesecakes are loaded with nutritionally dense ingredients and are naturally sweet with plant based sweeteners like coconut nectar or maple syrup.

The Awesome Green’s Blueberry Raw Cheesecake is fresh and delicate and melts in your mouth. Blitz plenty of blueberries, coconut milk, pitted dates, almonds, cashews and more in the food processor and freeze!

Mini raw cheesecakes made in silicone cake moulds make cute individual serves. The Glow Within’s recipe for Raw Cheesecake is a citrus delight with lime juice and lemon rind in the filling and grated lime rind to garnish.

 

Panna Cotta

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Panna Cotta has to be our favourite Italian dessert. It’s so simple to prepare yet so creamy, delicate and silky smooth.

Panna Cotta with Boozy Berries by Donal Skehan is a beautiful entertainer’s dessert. Set the vanilla infused cream in moulds the day before and serve to your guests with an easy three-ingredient berry sauce. Simple yet elegant.

If moulds aren’t your thing, choose Tartelette’s vibrant Mango & Vanilla Bean Buttermilk Panna Cottas set in glasses.

 

Ice Cream Bars

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Sandwich your ice cream between two cookies, or support it with a layer of fudgy cake for an ice cream cake! Either way, we’ll take cookies and cake with our ice cream any day.

Ripple your ice cream mixture with loads of cherries and sandwich with wafers in the Delicious recipe for Cherry Ripple Ice Cream Bars.

Another Delicious recipe for Pistachio and Cacao Ice Cream Cake gives a pure pistachio flavour with an easy homemade pistachio milk combined with a fudgy cacao base.

 

Bliss Balls

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Quick, easy and packed with healthy ingredients to make them naturally sweet, Bliss Balls are the perfect treat.

Downshiftology’s Matcha Pistachio Bliss Balls are full of nutrients and antioxidants from matcha, pistachios, dates, almonds and coconut. Plus, they’re gluten free and refined sugar free.

Covered in beetroot stained desiccated coconut, Beet Bliss Balls by What Annabel Cooks are vibrant and combine the earthy flavours of beetroot, cacao, medjool dates and maple syrup.

 

Raw Tarts

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Clear some space in your freezer! Make these once and you’ll be doubling the batch for a continuous supply of healthy raw tarts.

Love choc banana? The Barefoot Housewife’s recipe for Choc Nana Peanut Raw Vegan Tarts combines cashews, banana, peanut butter, cacao powder, medjool dates and coconut oil for a creamy choc banana tart filling. Freeze in the medjool dates base until set.

Love berries? Raw Berry Tarts by Olives for dinner are sure to take your fancy. Blend, refrigerate and enjoy!