10 Desserts That Made My Summer Special

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So last night I was browsing Pinterest, (you know, ahem, for research purposes ;)) and it was really evident that everyone's looking ahead to fall. Lots of cozy recipes for chili, pumpkin, soups, apple cinnamon, maple-brown butter-bourbon-salted-caramel-OMG-yum! I was totally dying over here.

I'm as psyched as anybody to get into the autumn swing! And now that I've baked up a recipe (or two) for pretty much all of my favorite seasonal summer fruits, I'm ready to jump in with both feet.

Image: Courtesy of Baking a Moment

But first I just wanted to do a quick recap of all the yummy things that helped make this summer so special for me and my loved ones (click on the pic to view the recipe):

Strawberry Rhubarb Tarts by BakingAMoment.com
Strawberry Rhubarb Tarts

Raspberry Cream Scones with Rosewater Glaze by BakingAMoment.com
Raspberry Cream Scones with Rosewater Glaze

Peach Amaretto Tart
Peach Amaretto Tart

Baked Blueberry Sour Cream Donuts
Baked Blueberry Sour Cream Donuts

Chocolate Almond Panna Cotta with Cherry Sauce
Chocolate Almond Panna Cotta with Cherry Sauce

Chocolate Dipped Blackberry Buttermilk Popsicles
Chocolate Dipped Blackberry Buttermilk Popsicles

Chocolate Mint Cookie Bars
Chocolate Mint Cookie Bars

Blueberry Brown Betty
Blueberry Brown Betty

Plum Biscoff Shortcakes
Plum Biscoff Shortcakes

Seedless Blackberry Jam Made Simple | Baking a Moment
Easy Blackberry Jam

Whew! I think I can safely say we ate summer to its fullest.

I'm sure all the other food bloggers out there can feel me when I say, my life pretty much revolves around the kitchen. Every spare minute I get, I'm happy to spend cooking/baking/experimenting with food. And not only do I enjoy developing my own recipes for this blog, but I also really love trying other bloggers' recipes as well!

Right now, I have my sights set on fun foods that make great on-the-go breakfasts for my kiddos. Big boy starts first grade this year, and he's hopping on the bus bright and early every day. Sometimes it's hard to make time for a healthy breakfast, but I'll be busily baking up all of these fabulous recipes, from some of my favorite blogs, to make sure he gets a great start every day:

Breakfast Collage 1

1. Breakfast Pizza by Club Narwhal
2. Chocolate Zucchini Waffles by Honey & Figs
3. Honey Vanilla Parfaits by Mom on Timeout
4. Glazed Vanilla Donut Muffins by Crunchy Creamy Sweet
5. Homemade Nutri-Grain Bars by Half-Baked Harvest
6. Yoghurt Scones by Tea with Erika

Breakfast Collage 2

7. Vanilla Cream Filled Muffins by Cookies & Cups
8. Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats by Le Creme de la Crumb
9. Peach Monkey Buns by A Sweet Baker
10. Sausage, Egg, & Cheese English Muffin Panini by Buns in my Oven
11. Apricot Almond Mini Bundts with Sour Cream Glaze by Baking in Pyjamas

12. Blueberry Muffins by Swiss Miss in the Kitchen

I've put all these and more on my "Breakfast" Pinterest board, and I'll be adding to it over the next few weeks, so click here if you'd like to follow along with me!

I hope you enjoy browsing through all of these delicious posts! There's still lots of great summer produce left in the stores/farmers markets, so bake it up while you still can! :) :) :)

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