Desserts and Sweets

Zucchini for dessert? Kathy’s famous chocolate zucchini bread is a sweet treat any time of day. Apricots, peaches, figs, plums, berries are at their peak; find tasty twists on these summer favorites, too.

It’s summer fruit season: Put your best clafoutis forward

Showcase apricots and berries in an easy dessert

A simple showcase for golden apricots

Baked apricots in almond cream

Blueberries pack this homey dessert

Blueberry buckle has a touch of sour cream

Crazy cobbler is a winner at harvest time

Summer peaches, nectarines featured in this version of Blue Ribbon Cobbler

Turn these ‘sugar plums’ into sweet dried treats

Bake a batch of California prune bars

Chocolate and zucchini belong together every summer

Bread is a greatest hit from the early days of the blog

An (almost) no-bake pie for the end of summer

This creamy dessert won’t heat up the kitchen like most fruit pies.

Fresh fig mini turnovers are fun treat

Fig pockets are filled with quick fresh preserves

Feature fresh peaches in an easy turnover

Summer treat makes use of frozen puff pastry

Italian plums featured in a homey cake

Easy dessert is baked in a cast-iron skillet

Fresh figs become a grown-up treat

Poached figs in wine and herbs

Summer fruit get together in this easy, creamy dessert

Tutti frutti clafoutis uses mix of plums, apricots, blueberries