5-Ingredient Dessert Recipes

What’s a sweet way to end a meal? 5-ingredient desserts! These are ideal for summer entertaining, when the last thing you want to be doing is spending time in the kitchen to bake a cake!

Keep things simple by embracing the fresh fruits of summer, from berries to peaches and cherries. They’re perfect on their own, but with just a few ingredients can be transformed into summertime magic. Try a classic cobbler boosted with fresh herbs, or go even simpler with a raw pie.

Frozen treats are where it’s at for summer, and it couldn’t be easier to whip up lemonade-inspired desserts, fruity ice creams or fancy-feeling ice pops.

Check out our other easy summer desserts for your next gathering, too. Want to make the entire meal a cinch? Try our 5-ingredient summer mains!

Plum Crumble
Recipe Rating: 3.68558
Lemonade Ice with Whipped Yogurt
Recipe Rating: 3.56253
Creamy Banana and Brown Sugar Pops
Recipe Rating: 2.81619
Easy Mango and Basil Sorbet
Recipe Rating: 3.46544
Fizzy Lemon Floats
Recipe Rating: 3.62531
Vegan Chocolate Pudding
Recipe Rating: 2.97719
Raw Cherry Pie
Recipe Rating: 3.4204