Springtime is full of bold color and tantalizing scent. Flowers are blooming, and fresh fruits and berries are just waiting to be picked. In addition to the fragrant fruit and florals, vibrant colors are everywhere, from the bright flowers, to the green grass, to the cheerful sunshine.
Accordingly, these desserts feature the freshest produce, cheeriest florals, and pops of color that serve to bring the world out of the dreariness of winter. Enjoy the warmer weather and get your creative juices flowing with this mouth-watering dessert inspo.
You can't go wrong when you whip up these beautiful flower cupcakes. Perfect for a spring wedding or just a day in the park, these cheerful cupcakes will chase away your blues with their bright hues. Add in a fun flower pot or container and make them the centerpiece at your next spring gathering.
Tulips, bunnies, and chicks bring about thoughts of spring and Easter. What better way is there to celebrate than with sweet sugar cookies that are just as cute as their real-life counterparts? The pretty pastels send us back to waiting for the Easter bunny and hunting for eggs, except you definitely will not want to hide these cookies. Kids and adults alike will want to find them straight away.
Those long winter months have all of us dreaming of warmer weather. Get a jump start on Spring Break with this coconut cream pie. One bite will whisk you away to sandy beaches, cool blue waters, and fruity umbrella drinks. This decadent dessert gives you a little taste of the tropics.
Pavlovas are served on Christmas Day in Australia and New Zealand, but the crisp crust and soft, light meringue of the Pavlova makes it an excellent choice for a Northern hemisphere spring dessert. Top it with a little whipped cream and strawberries for a fresh flavor. Add any seasonal fruit to really make it your own.
Blend several spring flavors into one with delectable miniature tarts. Tartlets are perfect for any spring gathering because they are so customizable. Make one or several fillings for the crusts and top them off with bright, juicy spring berries.
For the springiest of spring flavors, top a lemon curd-filled tart with strawberries and blueberries. Use your creativity and come up with your own mixtures. Your taste buds and your guests will thank you.
The sweet zing of lemon meringues will zap you into that spring mood. This light, pillowy dessert tastes as sunny as it looks and is spiked with a burst of lemon in each bite. These little lemony rays of sunshine will brighten up any table on Mother's Day, Easter, or just an average Tuesday.
This classic springtime dessert never gets old. With fresh, seasonal berries and sweet, crunchy topping, berry crumbles are hard to beat. Focus on finding ripe produce and spices that are in season. Rhubarb is one of the first vegetables to come into season in the spring. Add a little to your dish to jazz up any berry crumble.
Fragrant thyme and lemon zest brighten the flavor of these buttery cookies. Perfect for any garden party or wedding shower, these palate-pleasing cookies will have the sun shining all day long. Serve them with lemon iced tea for a perfect pairing at tea time. In the evening, pair them with wine and cocktails.
Classic French Madeleines are a delicious and easy sweet treat. For a new take on the standard, add lavender to bring in a more springlike flavor. Subtle floral mingles with the lemon and butter to create a spring symphony in your mouth. These cookies would be perfect for showering any bride who loves purple, and because they are small, you won't feel bad about having seconds.
Spring is in the air when you make these cake pops. Decorated in pretty pastels and frilly florals, cake pops welcome in the season in a big way. Mix and match flavors, colors, and designs for Easter, Mother's Day, wedding showers, and so many other events. These cake pops will brighten up any special occasion.