21 Amazing Fruit Dessert Recipes That You Need To Try!

One of my favorite things about fruit dessert recipes is that I don’t have to feel guilty about eating them because fruit is healthy, right? Of course, it may be less nutritious when you add sugar, flour, chocolate, Cool Whip, icing, cake mix, pastry crust, and all those other yummy things, but let’s pretend otherwise. In all seriousness, though, fruit dessert recipes are some of most people’s favorites, particularly in the summer. They’re usually lighter, cooler, and less filling than other dessert ideas.


21. Mini Peach Upside-down Cakes

Mini peach upside-down cakes

Are you in the mood for a cute little dessert that is loaded with deliciously sweet and tangy peaches?! There’s just something so light and summery about fresh, juicy peaches, don’t you think? Couple that natural sweetness with some cinnamon, brown sugar, and of course, butter, and you’re well on your way to a delicious treat for you and the whole family! You can top these cute cakes with ice cream or even drizzle on some pie filling! I suggest blueberry pie filling. Or, heck, you should probably do both.
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20. Easy Fresh Strawberry Mousse

 Easy Fresh Strawberry Mousse

This Easy Fresh Strawberry Mousse is made with only 3 ingredients, no gelatin and no bake. The perfect creamy fluffy Mousse dessert. Delicious dessert ideas to serve on any occasion! So here I am again with a Fresh Strawberry dessert, and I have to admit this one is amazing. I was and always will be a lover of Mousse. Although I really just started making it more and more in the last year or so.
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19. Banana Split Fruit Pizza

 Banana Split Fruit Pizza

This Banana Split Fruit Pizza combines two favorites in one delicious dessert that’s easy to prepare and sure to be a hit! Not only does it make use of refrigerated sugar cookie dough (it doesn’t get easier than that), it’s made with just 10 ingredients and takes less than 20 minutes of prep. And best of all, it’s super fun and so impressive! Nothing says summer quite like a banana split dessert, and when it comes in the form of a fruit pizza? It’s a guaranteed win.
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18. French Fruit Tart

 French Fruit Tart

Fresh, colorful, and bursting with juicy fruit, rich pastry cream, a deliciously sweet pastry crust, and an easy fruit tart glaze, this French Fruit Tart recipe makes a showstopper dessert that is perfect for Spring & Summer! As much as I love chocolate croissants, baguettes, macarons, and crepes, of all the foods I tried in France, it was their fruit tarts that were my favourite fruit dessert recipes over anything else. The thing I’ve missed most back home.
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17. Deviled Strawberries

Deviled Strawber

As the guaranteed hit of any party, these deviled strawberries won’t last more than 5 minutes. If you like strawberry cheesecake and you’re also a human, then you are going to go bonkers over these darling deviled strawberries stuffed with an irresistible sweet cream cheese filling, and then topped with crushed graham crackers for the finishing touch. They make for a delightful party food display and trust me, they’ll be the first thing to disappear. 
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16. Blackberry Pie Bars

Blackberry Pie Bars

These blackberry pie bars are packed with plump blackberries and surrounded by a flaky and buttery crust. Serve these bite-sized bars during berry season when the blackberries are plentiful for a new summertime favorite. Juicy blackberries with a delicious butter crust surrounding every bite make this blackberry pie bars a must-bake treat. These fruit dessert recipes have all the lovely tangy sweetness we adore in a blackberry pie, but they take a fraction of the time to make and bake.
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15. Blueberry Lemon Clafoutis

Blueberry Lemon Clafoutis

Clafoutis is a French dessert made with fresh fruit, usually cherries, that are baked in a sweet batter. It’s like eating custard with fruit!  It is absolutely lovely! I started the recipe with four oven-proof dishes that I lightly greased with butter and sprinkled with castor sugar.  Castor sugar is just a finer grain of sugar than what we use every day.  It can easily be made at home by putting granulated sugar into a food processor and pulsing until you have a smaller grain of sugar. 
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14. Japanese Fruit Sandwich

Japanese Fruit Sandwich

This Japanese fruit sandwich, also called fruit Sando or strawberry sando, is a Japanese sandwich made with fresh strawberries and other fruit, sliced white bread or milk bread (shokupan), and fresh whipped cream! This Japanese fruit sandwich is the best snack or dessert ideas that are perfect for satisfying sweet cravings. It’s also called a Japanese strawberry sandwich or strawberry sando because it’s made with strawberries. Best of all, all you need is just four ingredients – fruit, bread, cream, and sugar! 
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13. Puff Pastry Cream Cheese Fruit Tarts

Puff Pastry Cream Cheese Fruit Tarts

Turn store-bought puff pastry into delightful little tarts with fresh fruit and a lemony cream cheese filling; try eating just one! Puff pastry is a light, flaky, and buttery dough. It is thin layers of dough separated by a thin layer of butter. The dough is rolled out with a rolling pin and a layer of butter is smeared on top. Then, it’s folded over and rolled out again. 
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12. Layered Berry Trifle

 Layered Berry Trifle

This layered Berry Trifle is a simple trifle recipe with layered berries, cake, and sweetened whipped cream. This is a great dessert to make when you have access to delicious, juicy fresh berries!  Berries can be pricey at certain times of the year.  When you spot berries on sale, grab that deal and plan to make a layered Berry Trifle! It is super pretty sitting on display, and everyone loves these healthy recipes or dessert ideas using fresh berries.  The best part is that it’s really easy to make ahead and keep in the refrigerator until ready for serving.
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11. French Tartlet With Strawberries And Custard 

French tartlet with strawberries and custard

This Strawberry Cream tart with Vanilla Custard is the creamiest, most amazing tartlet to make when strawberries are in season. The Strawberry Cream tart consists of a Pâte Sablée shortcrust pastry filled with silky vanilla custard (pastry cream), topped with a super easy whipped cream and strawberries. A beautiful contrast of melt in your mouth shortbread, refreshing strawberries, and creamy and sweet custard.
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10. Easy Blueberry Crisp

 Easy Blueberry Crisp

Easy Blueberry Crisp made with fresh, juicy blueberries covered with a sweet crumbled topping and baked to bubbly perfection. My mother used to make a simple and delicious blueberry crisp. I’m pretty sure it was her go-to recipe whenever there were a few extra folks at the table. She used canned blueberry pie filling topped with a dry butter cake mix. Cinnamon was sprinkled on top of the cake mix along with dots of butter.
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9. Strawberry Banana Cheesecake Salad 

 Strawberry Banana Cheesecake Salad 

Our Strawberry Banana Cheesecake Salad recipe comes together with just 6 ingredients. Rich and creamy cheesecake filling is folded into luscious strawberries and sweet bananas to create the most amazing, glorious fruit dessert recipes ever! The flavor has been punched up with a secret ingredient and you are going to go nuts over this recipe! The king of the potluck table has arrived. It is crazy how much pudding mix amps up the flavor of a recipe. So, when I was thinking of ways to twist up the cheesecake salad, I knew I needed to use pudding. It really kicks it up a notch.
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8. Lemon Berry Trifle

 Lemon Berry Trifle

Let summer produce shine in this easy, make-ahead summer berry trifle. With homemade vanilla cake and lemon custard, it’s the perfect dessert ideas for all your summer entertaining. Trifles seem to be the quintessential healthy recipes for a summer desserts. Fresh summer berries get to shine, paired with cake, custard, and whipped cream. They are quick and easy to assemble, can be made in advance, and feed a crowd. It’s pretty obvious why they are such a popular choice.
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7. Easy Raspberry Galette

Easy Raspberry Galette

Easy Raspberry Galette ~ because when you’ve got great summer berries you really don’t want to overthink it…this is just a good flaky pastry embracing fresh-picked raspberries. It’s a whole lot easier than fruit pie, but every bit is delicious. Fruit galettes are the free-spirited cousins of fruit pies and are so much fun to make. There’s no pressure to be precise! I added just enough cornstarch and sugar to the berries to help them stay together once baked, but nothing to compete with the lovely tangy, sweet flavor of the raspberries. It’s a simple, classic combo that doesn’t need much help.
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6. Strawberry Pretzel Parfait

Strawberry Pretzel Parfait

These strawberry pretzel parfaits are the perfect sweet and salty treat, with delicious layers of no-bake cheesecake, crunchy salty sweet pretzels, and fresh strawberries. This delicious twist is made with the same flavors but without jello. These healthy recipes or fruit dessert recipes have a layer of crunchy pretzels, mixed with butter and brown sugar (just like the original). Then a layer of a quick homemade no-bake cheesecake, then fresh strawberries. Repeat each layer again, and top the whole thing with some whipped cream and a fresh strawberry for looks.
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5. Mini Cheesecake Cupcakes

Mini Cheesecake Cupcakes

Super Easy Mini Cheesecake Cupcakes. Layered with a graham cracker crust and creamy tangy cheesecake. Top with salted caramel sauce, chocolate, or strawberry sauce! These Cheesecake Cupcakes are made in a muffin pan with cupcake liners. They are similar in size to a cupcake. This cheesecake cupcake recipe makes 12 perfectly sized individual cheesecakes. These healthy recipes are perfect for serving a crowd! You can also use a mini muffin tin for bite-size cheesecakes.
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4. Chocolate Berry Cups

 Chocolate Berry Cups

Chocolate treats are essential for any kind of treat day, and these Chocolate Berry Cups are not only delicious but also very quick & easy to make. You can certainly buy some very fine chocolate, much of which is specifically marketed for Valentine’s Day. But a homemade chocolate treat elevates your gift because homemade means that you put some effort and heart into it. Homemade gifts, especially edible ones are always appreciated. 
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3. No-Fail Fruit Cobbler

 No-Fail Fruit Cobbler

This Fruit Cobbler recipe is almost impossible to mess up and can be made with so many different fruits! It’s one of the great last-minute dessert ideas because you can keep everything on hand and have a homemade dessert in just an hour. A cobbler is simply a baked fruit dessert with dough. This dish dates back further than its crisp and crumbled cousins! This recipe has a more biscuit-like dough around the fruit, but you can also use boxed cake mix in a pinch for a more cakey cobbler. 
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2. Raspberry Cream Cheese Bars

 Raspberry Cream Cheese Bars

These Raspberry layered Cream Cheese Bars are the perfect healthy recipes or dessert ideas for summer sweet treats! Yes, I am combining pretty much everything I love into one delectable layered fruit dessert recipes. Layers of buttery shortbread crust, a light, and creamy cheesecake center, and oh-so-sweet glazed raspberries. Raspberries are my absolute favorite fruit, and when summer rolls around you can find me adding them to almost all our meals. 
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1. Mini Fruit Tarts

Mini Fruit Tarts

Flaky buttery spelled tart shells with healthier pastry cream and topped with fruits. These tarts are delicious regardless of when and what season you make them. These are healthier fruit tarts because I’m tweaking the shells and pastry cream recipes by using healthier wholesome ingredients. You’ll notice these dessert ideas has a touch of nutty flavor to them. They’re flaky and buttery and have no refined sugar. Very versatile as with just a minor change, you can use them for both sweet and savory. Definitely a keeper! 
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