23 Light Fruit Desserts

When summer fruit is at its sweetest, it doesn't take a lot of work to transform it into one of these delicious, healthy desserts.

Part of: Summer Grilling: Healthy

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Strawberry Shortcake

"This strawberry topping is unbelievable. It pairs so well with the sweet strawberries and light-as-air cake."

-CookieMonster2323

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Grilled Angel Food Cake with Fresh Fruit

"This dessert is so easy and fun — and with the topping prepared ahead, it's an ideal recipe for entertaining!"

-Mama's Kitchen (Hope)

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Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

"This is tasty and refreshing. I love the creamy flavor that the vanilla yogurt adds."

-Delicious as it Looks

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Fresh Peach Cobbler

"If I hadn't know this was vegan, I would never have guessed! It tasted great; I too struggled not to eat the whole thing. So delicious!"

-anniesnomsblog

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Old-Fashioned Berry Cobbler

"Berries aren't in season here so I used frozen blueberries. With a dash of vanilla, this is a dessert worth handing down to deserving generations!"

-Mirj

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Fresh Peach Crisp

"I have made this with fresh, frozen and canned peaches; all variations worked well. I added some lemon juice and zest and it made it even better."

-mizjmassie

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Sugar Cookie Crust Fruit Pizza

If pizza were a cookie, this is what you'd get. A light, crisp cookie crust topped with smooth, sweet spread and topped with fresh fruit.

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Mango Sorbet

"What a treat! I almost felt guilty eating this, but there was no need, because it's healthy!"

-LifeIsGood

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Easy Strawberry Pie

"I have been making this pie for years. I always receive compliments on the flavor, and it looks so pretty."

-Lorianne

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Light & Fresh Peach Cobbler

"This is the perfect recipe to showcase fresh peaches! The cobbler turned out beautifully, and bonus: I can include this in my diet."

-Nachise

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Super-Simple Sorbet

This easy recipe for sorbet can be made with strawberries or any other of your favorite fruits.

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Peaches with Caramel Whipped Cream

"I mixed the brown sugar with melted butter in a saucepan and drizzled it on the peaches before grilling them. It was heavenly!"

-anti_pop

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Watermelon Sherbet

"This was light, refreshing and beautiful — it's also a great way to use up extra watermelon!"

-JustJanS

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Fresh Strawberry Cake

"This cake is amazing, and it's so easy to make! It's moist and delicious, with fresh strawberry flavor."

-GeorgiaPeaches

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Grilled Pineapple with Rum Sauce

"If you like pineapple upside-down cake, you will love this recipe. It's best served hot with vanilla ice cream."

-Catfish Charlie

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Fresh Fruit Tart

"This is simple, elegant and really good! Choose the best seasonal fruit when making this tart."

-evelyn/athens

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Grilled Strawberries

"Grilling releases the natural sweetness of the berries, and the balsamic vinegar is a great addition!"

-ms_bold

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Easy & Healthy Banana "Ice Cream"

"With three simple ingredients, no added sugar and no ice cream machine needed, it doesn't get much healthier or easier."

-MarthaStewartWanabe

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Strawberry Pudding

"I really loved this strawberry dessert! It's simple to make and very tasty, and it's versatile, too."

-Um Safia

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Grilled Apple Sundae

"The pound cake had a great grilled flavor. This is very easy and fun to make!"

-TnuSami

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Grilled Honey-Mint Cantaloupe

"This makes a nice light dessert. You must use fresh mint — it really plays a starring role in the recipe!"

-*Parsley*

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Lemon-Raspberry Tiramisu

"This dessert was very good. I served it at a dinner party and everyone really enjoyed it."

-Laureen in B.C.

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Fruit Sundae Cones

"This is a great, simple way to make plain fruit a bit more appealing. It especially works great for picky little kids."

-Mossymama

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