Refreshing Summer Sweets
Stay Cool with these No-Bake Treats

easy no bake strawberry popsiclesSkip the oven and indulge in some sweets this summer! Enjoy all the sweet treats you’re craving with these no-bake, refreshing sweets for you and your family to enjoy.

A Delightful Summer

The perfect combination of cake and sherbet for that hot summer day. It’s cool, refreshing and packs a punch. Learn how to make yours today:

Ingredients:

  • 1 commercial angel food cake
  • 1 quart lime sherbet, softened
  • 1 quart lemon sherbet, softened
  • 1 (16 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed in refrigerator

Slice cake horizontally into 3 separate layers placing each layer on a plate. Spread lime sherbet on one cake layer and freeze. Repeat this step with the lemon sherbet and freeze. Once both layers of cake have been coated with sherbet, place the lemon layer on top of the lime layer, and top with remaining cake layer. Spread whipped topping on top and sides of the cake. Freeze cake. Once completely frozen, wrap tightly in aluminum foil until ready to serve.

Serving size: 1 slice

Serves: 12

 

orange slices and smoothie with straw

 

Orange Banana Crush

Orange you glad you have this smoothie to sip on? Cool down by the pool with this tropical treat. It’s like paradise in a cup.

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 orange, peeled, and cut into chunks
  • 1 medium banana, peeled, and cut into chunks
  • 1 can (6 ounces) unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 1 tablespoon honey

In a blender, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth. Makes about 3 servings.

 

A Pop of Flavor

Make your own pink lemonade yogurt pops for a perfect pairing after any meal. They are simple, easy and only call for two-ingredients. Homemade popsicles are what great summers are all about!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup plain non-fat yogurt
  • 4 tablespoons of undiluted pink lemonade

Mix together and pour into frozen pop containers or paper cup with popsicle sticks. Freeze and enjoy. Makes 2-3 pop depending on size of container.

Summertime sweets should be delicious and easy! With only a few ingredients you can be on your way to a cool, refreshing summer.

Resources:

https://www.cdc.gov/bam/nutrition/cool-treats-dips.html

https://www.cdc.gov/bam/nutrition/cool-treats-drinks.html

https://www.cdc.gov/bam/nutrition/cool-treats-desserts.html

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