Cool down this summer with these 5 sweet treats

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It’s here! We’re finally gearing up towards summer cooking and I couldn’t be more excited. The best part of summer, aside from BBQ is of course, the sweets! After hanging out in the sun all day, what better way to cool down than with a sweet treat. From creamy popsicles to refreshing slushies, I’ve rounded up five of my favourites for you!

Blueberry Ice Cream [Photo: Baked By Rachel]

Light and creamy, this ice cream is bursting with blueberry flavour! The best part about it is the beautiful colour is all natural! Only a few simple ingredients and a little patience go into to creating this classic summer treat!

Get the recipe from: Baked By Rachel

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Cookies and Coconut Cream Popsicles [Photo: The View From Great Island]

This is the popsicle equivalent of the traditional Oreo cookie dunked in a tall glass of milk - with a twist! A whole Oreo cookie and creamy yet light coconut milk go into creating this summer treat. You’ll want to keep a freezer full of these all season long.

Get the recipe from: The View From Great Island

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Coconut Lime Watermelon Slushie [Photo: Minimalist Baker]

This is going to be your new ultimate summer drink. Three ingredients and a blender later and you have this magical, refreshing and fun summer slushie. Find a few friends and some straws and dive in!

Get the recipe from: Minimalist Baker

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Grilled Pineapple [Photo: Gimme Some Oven]

Want to make something delicious even better? Just add booze and throw it on the grill. Okay, that doesn’t apply to everything, but it takes already tasty pineapple to a whole other level of amazing! Soaked in rum and spices and perfectly grilled and caramelized, this easy summer treat makes for the perfect dessert!

Get the recipe from: Minimalist Baker

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Mini Key Lime Pies [Photo: Liv For Cake ]

Close your eyes and pretend like you’re in Key West with this adorable key lime pies! Key limes are sweeter than regular limes which is perfect for the creamy filling. Nestled into little graham cracker crusts and topped with fresh whipped cream, this is a refreshing dessert to bring to your next BBQ!

Get the recipe from: Liv For Cake

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