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7 recipes for desserts and frozen drinks to beat the heat


While some people think that Labor Day is the end of summer, we still have a few weeks to go before the season officially ends. To celebrate, here are recipes for all kinds of frozen treats, including desserts and drinks, to help keep you cool and add a touch of joy. Looking for more? Head over to the Recipe Finder for additional ideas.

Summer Fruit Semifreddo, up. What is a semifreddo? “Translated directly, semifreddo means partially frozen, and this dessert, unearthed on a plate like a slow-melting loaf of fruit and cream pie, is something of a sloth’s ice cream,” writes Hannah Selinger for The Post. Selinger’s recipe works with any stone fruit or berry and takes the crispiness out of cooked custard, making it much easier to prepare.

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Peanut Chocolate Pretzel Ice Cream Bars. To this day, I’m still overjoyed at the sound of an ice cream truck, but making your own frozen treats can be just as much fun as running out to buy your favorite concoction. In this recipe from cookbook author Jessie Sheehan, “softened store-bought vanilla ice cream is spread on an easy-bake, lightly salted pretzel base.” I’m sold, and you?

any fruit sorbet. “Sherbet’s thirst-quenching quality can feel like it’s breathing life back into you on a hot day,” writes assistant recipe editor Olga Massov. Its pour-and-mix formula ditches simple syrup and relies on corn syrup as part of the sweetener for a “delicious sherbet with superior scoopability.”

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rocket bursts. These red, white, and blue rockets are made with fresh fruit and homemade vanilla pudding. They last up to a week in the freezer, so make them now and enjoy them for days to come.

Vanilla ice cream. There are tons of vanilla ice cream recipes in the world, but this one stands out for its inclusion of goat’s milk, which adds just the right amount of flavor.

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frozen espresso martini. “Inspired by the popular cocktail, this dessert is so simple that inexperienced cooks with few tools and small kitchens can succeed with this dessert that’s pretty enough for company without breaking a sweat,” writes cookbook author Anna Francese Gass for The Post.

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Classic Frozen Margarita. There’s nothing like a frozen margin on a hot day. While I’m sure we’ve all tried different quality versions, this recipe demonstrates why the drink is such a classic.


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