4 Dairy-Free Desserts to Beat the Summer Heat
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4 Dairy-Free Desserts to Beat the Summer Heat

Summer is in full swing, and it is getting HOT out there. The best way to beat the heat? Dessert… obviously! Well, frozen desserts, to be exact. We’ve teamed up with our friends at So Delicious Dairy Free® to bring you four epic (+ easy) summer desserts. Plus, they’re all dairy-free AND vegan! Pretty *cool*, huh? Read on for the recipes!

Frozen Cookie Dough Bites

Ingredients:

– 1 pint So Delicious Dairy Free® Coconut Milk Cookie Dough Frozen Dessert

– 2 cups vegan chocolate chips

Instructions:

1. Pour chips in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute. Stir. Continue to microwave in 30-second intervals until completely melted.

2. Line a cookie sheet with wax paper. Place mini scoops of frozen dessert onto the wax paper. Pop the cookie sheet in the freezer for 10 minutes.

3. Using a spoon, drizzle melted chocolate over the bites. Return the cookie sheet to the freezer for 15-20 minutes, until chocolate is firm. Enjoy!

Pour chips in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave for one minute. Stir. Continue to microwave in 30-second intervals until completely melted. Line a cookie sheet with wax paper. Place mini scoops of frozen dessert onto the wax paper. Pop the cookie sheet in the freezer for 10 minutes.

Using a spoon, drizzle melted chocolate over the bites. Return the cookie sheet to the freezer for 15-20 minutes, until chocolate is firm.

Remove from the freezer and enjoy!

These babies are perfect for your next party, or for a movie night at home.

Peanut Butter Banana Shake

Ingredients:

– 2 bananas, sliced

– 1 1/2 cups So Delicious Dairy Free® Vanilla Coconut Milk Beverage

– 1 cup So Delicious Dairy Free® Unsweetened Vanilla Cultured Coconut Milk

– 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter

– handful of ice

So Delicious Dairy Free® CocoWhip Light

Instructions:

1. In a blender, combine bananas, coconut milk, cultured coconut milk, peanut butter and a handful of ice. Blend until smooth.

2. Pour into a glass and top with a spoonful of CocoWhip. Drink up!

In a blender, combine bananas, coconut milk, cultured coconut milk, peanut butter and a handful of ice. Blend until smooth. Pour into a glass.

Top with a spoonful of CocoWhip.

Ta-da!

This shake is great for dessert, but it’s also the perfect post-workout snack.

Who wants a sip?

Layered Fruity Terrine

Ingredients:

– 1 pint So Delicious Dairy Free® Coconut Milk Oregon Mixed Berry Frozen Dessert

– 1 pint So Delicious Dairy Free® Coconut Milk Coconut Frozen Dessert

– 1 pint So Delicious Dairy Free® Coconut Milk Simply Strawberry Frozen Dessert

– assorted fresh fruit

Instructions:

1. Line a 9- by 5-inch loaf pan with plastic wrap. Scoop mixed berry pint into the bottom of the pan. Smooth with a spatula and freeze until firm. Scoop coconut pint on top of the mixed berry layer. Smooth with a spatula. Freeze until firm. Top the coconut layer with strawberry pint. Smooth with a spatula and freeze until firm.

2. Remove the terrine from the freezer and let sit for 5-10 minutes. Carefully remove from the pan and turn onto a plate. Garnish with fresh berries. Enjoy!

Line a 9- by 5-inch loaf pan with plastic wrap. Scoop mixed berry pint into the bottom of the pan. Smooth with a spatula and freeze until firm. Scoop coconut pint on top of the mixed berry layer. Smooth with a spatula. Freeze until firm. Top the coconut layer with strawberry pint. Smooth with a spatula and freeze until firm.

Remove the terrine from the freezer and let sit for 5-10 minutes. Carefully remove from the pan and turn onto a plate. Garnish with fresh berries.

How gorgeous is that? (Psst! No one has to know how easy it was to make.)

Salted Caramel Brownie Sundaes

Ingredients:

– vegan brownies, crumbled

– 1 pint So Delicious Dairy Free® Cashew Milk Salted Caramel Cluster Frozen Dessert

– 1 pint So Delicious Dairy Free® Cashew Milk Dark Chocolate Truffle Frozen Dessert

– vegan chocolate sauce

So Delicious Dairy Free® CocoWhip Original

Instructions:

1. Add a handful of brownie pieces to the bottom of a mason jar. Top with a scoop of caramel frozen dessert. Add another handful of brownie pieces. Top with a scoop of chocolate truffle frozen dessert. Place your sundae in the freezer for 10 minutes to firm up.

2. Top with chocolate sauce and a spoonful of CocoWhip.

Add a handful of brownie pieces to the bottom of a mason jar. Top with a scoop of caramel frozen dessert. Add another handful of brownie pieces. Top with a scoop of chocolate truffle frozen dessert. Place your sundae in the freezer for 10 minutes to firm up.

Top with chocolate sauce and a spoonful of CocoWhip.

Garnish each sundae with a few brownie pieces.

And then dig in!

Mmmm! Dairy-free, chocolatey goodness.

What are your favorite summertime treats? Let us know in the comments below!

This post is a collaboration with So Delicious Dairy Free®