Best Summer Fruit Desserts

Find fresh summer fruit desserts from Food Network chefs.

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Summer Fruit Crostata

Ina fills her homemade crust with a combination of peaches, plums and blueberries. Flour, a touch of orange zest and freshly squeezed orange juice are added to the fruit to act as a glue to hold everything together.

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Anne's Peach Crisp

Classic peach crisp makes an easy, fresh dessert for a crowd.

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Boozy Cherry-Chocolate Pies

Light rum is the key ingredient for this party-ready pie that features 3 pounds of fresh Bing cherries.

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Blueberry Peach Cobbler

Sunny's cobbler requires only 20 minutes' prep time. Combine peaches and blueberries with flour, sugar, nutmeg, vanilla and butter cubes before pouring into a baking dish and covering with store-bought pastry. Bake until golden brown on top and edges are bubbling.

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Plum Tart

You need only a few ingredients to feature summer's plums prominently in Ina's crumb-topped tart.

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Toasted Pound Cake with Strawberries and Chocolate Cream

Store-bought pound cake plus a few toppings means that this dessert comes together with ease.

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Roasted Peach Napoleon    

Save time with frozen puff pastry to layer with roasted fresh peaches and pastry cream.

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Peach and Goat Cheese Napoleons

Make this impressive dessert with summer's freshest ripe peaches.

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Strawberries and Dip

Serve sweet strawberries with simple dips for a no-fuss dessert.

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Strawberries-and-Cream Tart

This picture-perfect tart pairs creamy vanilla filling with sweet summer strawberries for a refreshing twist on a classic combination.

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Balsamic Strawberries

Make a mascarpone whipped cream to top strawberries coated in balsamic syrup.

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Country Peach Pie

Cardamom, cinnamon and allspice complement sweet summer peaches in this beautiful lattice-topped pie.

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Peach Cobbler Ice Cream Cake

Layer ice cream with freshly made peach puree, pound cake and pecans for a frozen dessert that tastes just like the classic summer cobbler.

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Cherries Jubilee

This old-school classic dessert makes use of the woefully underutilized art of flambe. Flambeing caramelizes sugars and deepens flavors; with ripe summer cherries, that's really all you need.

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Italian Fruit Toast

Use leftover ciabatta to make Giada's no-bake Italian Fruit Toast and have this summer dessert on the table in just 15 minutes.

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