6 delicious summery recipes to get you in the holiday mood

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Eton mess ice-cream sundae (Photo: YOU)
Eton mess ice-cream sundae (Photo: YOU)

Hot summers call for frozen delights and it’s easy to make your own at home – you don’t even need an ice-cream machine. Here are six delicious and easy recipes from icy chocolate-and-nut bars to frozen peppermint crisp tart to tantalise your taste buds as you prepare for the holidays.

ICY CHOCOLATE-AND-NUT BARS

If you’re a chocolate-lover this one is definitely for you.

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Icy chocolate-and-nut bars (Photo: YOU)

TIP: You can also use oats or biscuit crumbs for the crust.

 

DAIRY-FREE PEANUT BUTTER ICE CREAM

All the flavours in this recipe blend seamlessly, which makes the ice cream a truly decadent treat.

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Dairy-free peanut butter ice cream (Photo: YOU)

TIP: For chocolate-flavoured ice cream, add 15ml cocoa powder to the bananas in the food processor.

GRANADILLA POPSICLES

These delicious popsicles are perfect for the summer.

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Granadilla popsicles (Photo: YOU)

COFFEE ICE-CREAM CAKE

Coffee and ice cream

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Coffee ice-cream cake (Photo: YOU)

TIP: To finish: Carefully transfer the cake to a plate or cake stand. Drizzle the chocolate topping over and finish with cherries, berries or mint. Slice into portions and serve immediately.

 

ETON MESS ICE-CREAM SUNDAE

A summery combination of Eton mess and ice cream to create a creamy, dreamy pudding fit for a perfect summer.

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Eton mess ice-cream sundae (Photo: YOU)

TIP: To finish: Break the extra meringues into large chunks and arrange on top of the desserts. Serve immediately.

 

FROZEN PEPPERMINT CRISP TART

This recipe is best made the day before. You can also mix the chocolate into the caramel mixture if you prefer and grate the chocolate onto the final top layer.

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Frozen peppermint crisp tart (Photo: YOU)

TIP: Garnish with extra chocolate and fresh mint. 

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