Tag Archives: Fruit Desserts

Blueberry Nectarine Buckle

It must be a really good year for blueberries and I swear I’ve made a ton of blueberry desserts – some with success, some not. This Blueberry Nectarine Buckle was perfect (even if the pics aren’t the greatest) and just loaded with fruit.

Blueberry Nectarine Buckle
Blueberry Nectarine Buckle

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Peach Upside Down Cake

It seems like I’ve been doing a lot with desserts lately, partially because I updated all my dessert menus which took weeks! So, in way of saying thanks for your patience about post after post, I’m posting another dessert! Peach Upside Down Cake.

Peach Upside Down Cake
Peach Upside Down Cake – Impossibly good, caramelly deliciousness.

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Desserts with Fruit

Many of my favorite desserts are made with fruit (the rest are usually chocolate!) Here you’ll find fruit based desserts, desserts with fresh fruit or dried or those that have a fruit sauce. Enjoy!

any fruit (just about)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

apples & applesauce

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

apricots

 

 

 

 

 

bananas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

blackberries

 

 

 

 

 

blueberries

 

 

 

 

 

cherries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

coconut

 

 

 

 

 

cranberries

 

 

 

 

 

dates

 

 

 

 

 

figs

 

 

 

 

 

honeydew

 

 

 

 

 

lemon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

mixed berries

 

 

 

 

 

nectarines

 

 

 

 

 

peaches

 

 

 

 

 

pears

 

 

 

 

 

plums

 

 

 

 

 

pumpkin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

raspberries

 

 

 

 

 

raisins

 

 

 

 

 

rhubarb

 

 

 

 

 

strawberries

 

 

 

 

 

back to the main dessert menu

Apricot Tart

I can’t tell you how excited I was to see apricots at the store last week. While they may not be my all time favorite to die for fruit, I was like, “Well, hello old friend!” Seriously, I spotted a lady carrying some to her cart and went back to produce to find them.

Apricot Tart

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Sabayon Lemon Tart

I’ve got a treat for everyone, today! A lovely lemon tart that I’m calling a Sabayon Lemon Tart. It’s beautiful, bright, and creamy & dreamy.

Sabayon Lemon Tart adapted from Thomas Keller

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Cream Puffs with Mascarpone Filling & Blueberry Compote

If there was ever a frugal “cheat” of a dessert, Profiteroles, or Cream Puffs, as they are often called, have to be it. Easy to make, requiring no special equipment, although a piping bag & tips is nice, inexpensive, and they can be made ahead. And once made, they can be filled & topped with all kinds of deliciousness. What more could one want?

A home-made Mascarpone Cheese filling is in the center; they're just waiting to be topped with Blueberry Compote
A home-made Mascarpone Cheese filling is in the center; they’re just waiting to be topped with Blueberry Compote

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Blueberry Custard Pie Bars

I suppose these bars should have a better name. They’re luscious, creamy and dreamy from the silky custard topping, just bursting with blueberries, all the way down to the gorgeous shortbread crust.

Blueberry Custard Pie Bars

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