17 Neapolitan Desserts That Are a Triple-Crown Foodie Delight
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17 Neapolitan Desserts That Are a Triple-Crown Foodie Delight

You can’t help but love Neapolitan desserts. They’re not only delicious to eat but also a feast for the eyes. This fave throwback from the ice cream truck days was the most requested treat at ice cream parties, and it always felt like we were getting three desserts in one. Well, it still does! And if you tend to save the best flavor for last, that fave ice cream flavor can reveal surprising things about your personality. Whether you’re a vanilla-, chocolate- or strawberry-lover, or all of the above, these 17 Neapolitan treats will have you yearning for the next ice cream social.

1. Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake: What’s not to love about ice cream cake? Especially when your slice is resting in a puddle of hot fudge. Get a forkful of all three flavors at once and — BAM! — it’s ice cream nirvana. (via Life, Love and Sugar)

2. Neapolitan Ice Cream Cone Cake: This ice cream cake is so gorgeous, it would be perfect for a birthday party. Made with coconut milk, it’s dairy-free — plus, the cone is grain-free. Paleo peeps can substitute chopped nuts or dark chocolate for the sprinkles. (via The Urban Poser)

3. Neapolitan Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake: While this may look like an ordinary cake, each layer is made from chocolate chip cookie dough that’s been leavened, so it bakes up light and fluffy. You can taste that brown sugar and chocolate goodness in every single bite. (via SugarHero)

4. Neapolitan Cake With Macarons: Have you experienced Swiss meringue buttercream frosting? It is *SO* to die for! This recipe says to use leftover frosting to stuff the macarons, but leftover frosting — what’s that? Better make a double batch, because it’s just that yummy. (via Call Me Cupcake)

5. Neapolitan Millionaire Cake: With this cake you get three flavors *and* three textures of cake — a layer of sponge, a layer of cheesecake and a layer of mousse. It’s a chocolate, vanilla and strawberry taste sensation. (via Life, Love and Sugar)

6. Peppermint Oreo Cheesecake: With all the gorgeous Neapolitan colors, this no-bake peppermint cheesecake comes together in just 30 minutes without turning on an oven. It will be the star of the dessert table at your next dinner party. (via Inside BruCrew Life)

7. Neapolitan Cupcakes: Yes, it’s all your favorite Neapolitan flavors served up in a single pretty-gosh-darn-adorable serving. Better go preheat the oven, because you need one of these in your life right now. (via Cooking Classy)

8. Inside-Out Neapolitan Cupcakes: These yummy inside-out cakes are triple fudgy good, thanks to three layers of devil’s food just rich enough to stand up to the heaping mounds of sweet frosting. This scratch-made recipe is a labor of love and so photogenic, it would be *perfect* for a first (or 30th!) birthday party. (via Sweetapolita)

9. Neapolitan Donuts: These baked donuts are so easy to pull off, they’d make a sweet lazy Sunday breakfast. Dunk them in strawberry frosting with white chocolate drizzle and they’ll be utterly irresistible. (via Shugary Sweets)

10. Neapolitan Sugar Cookies: With cut-out hearts and a ruffle of strawberry filling all around, these cookies will be perfect for Valentine’s Day. But don’t wait for February — whip some up for your next office potluck and everyone will *heart* you for it. (via Bakingdom)

11. Neapolitan Popsicles: Summer isn’t over yet. With fresh strawberry, decadent chocolate and sweet vanilla in every creamy bite, these chilled pops will make a great dessert for your next BBQ. (via Cooking Classy)

12. Neapolitan Marshmallow Treats: An easy make-ahead dessert, these tri-color marshmallow treats deliver all the awesome flavors of classic Neapolitan ice cream, without all the messy drips. They’re perfect for kid’s parties, and also make a nice snack when the Netflix binge munchies come a-callin’. (via The Candid Appetite)

13. Neapolitan Popcorn: Chocolate-covered popcorn is inexpensive, easy to make and delicious, and it travels well — making it great for gifting and entertaining. Plus, you get the fun of dressing it up in gorgeous colors, like this elegant Neapolitan creation. (via Jason WycheSomething Swanky)

14. Neapolitan Coconut Butter Cups: These butter cups are vegan, Paleo and gluten-free and call for just FOUR ingredients. And they could not have a sweeter presentation for gifting. Bookmark this one for Valentine’s and Galentine’s days. (via Fit Mitten Kitchen)

15. Neapolitan Smoothie: This guilt-free goody is made of Greek yogurt and flavored naturally with strawberries and banana. Whip this up anytime you’re jonesing for a sweet treat that’s good for you too. (via The Jewels of New York)

16. Neapolitan Overnight Oats: This breakfast in a jar looks too beautiful to be healthy, but it is — thanks to layers of yogurt, oats and chia pudding. Make this tonight and you’ll be thanking yourself tomorrow morning. (via Fit Foodie Finds)

17. Neapolitan Fat Bombs: This one’s for all the Keto eaters in the house! These delectable fat bombs bring back all the flavors of your childhood favorite Neapolitan ice cream. Make a whole batch and keep them in the freezer so you can satisfy that craving when it hits without going off plan. (via Ruled Me)

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