While it’s not the summer season yet, summer fruits are being sold in the market already. You’d be able to see colorful fruits even on the streets, which is a normal sight during the hot summer weather, especially in tropical countries like the Philippines.
But with the variety of fruits that are in season right now, it can be overwhelming, especially thinking of what to make with it to avoid it rotting. But worry not, because My Pope Philippines just has the perfect dessert recipes for you using these summer fruits! (Read: How do you eat healthy while in quarantine? We asked a nutritionist-dietician!)
These recipes are easy to make, and will surely be loved by everyone. Read below!
Summer Fruit Recipes: Duhat French Toast
A sweet breakfast treat, the french toast is a good option for a sweet tooth and kids alike. But what if we level it up to make it healthier? Using the java plum or duhat, the french toast can be improved with its delicious taste and unique sensation! Just make sure to remove the purple stains in your mouth before leaving the house!
Get the recipe here.
Summer Fruit Recipes: Star Apple Tart
We’ve all heard and tasted the apple tart, but have you ever tried the star apple tart? Star apple or caimito is a tropical fruit that tastes similar to persimmons, apples, and lychees. So lovers of apples will surely become fans of the caimito as well, especially after they’ve had a slice of the star apple tart! (Read: 3 Dessert Recipes You Can Try for Breakfast)
Find the recipe here.
Summer Fruit Recipes: Langka Cheesecake Bars
Langka is a Filipino favorite to add to different meals— both sweet and savory. We put it in turon, ginataang bilo-bilo, and even by itself as a dish in coconut milk sauce. But now, there’s also the langka cheesecake bars. It can be compared to blueberry or strawberry cheesecake, but make it more tropical! A definite must-try for langka fans out there.
The recipe can be found here.
Summer Fruit Recipes: Mango Crumb Bars
Undeniably, mango is one of the crowd favorites when it comes to fruits along with banana. And for almost every occasion, mangoes itself, or a mango dessert like mango graham, is served on the table. But mango graham can be a little too sweet for some— so why not try these mango crumb bars that are just as delicious, but a little less sweet? (Read: All the Food Jose Rizal Craved While He Was in Dapitan)
Get the recipe here.
Summer Fruit Recipes: Watermelon Sorbet
Looking for a fruity and sweet cold dessert? Well, you’re in luck because there’s actually a recipe for that! And all you need really is a watermelon and lime juice–no sugar, no added anything–for this delicious watermelon sorbet summer treat. Kids will also love this and won’t even notice that you’re actually feeding them fruits for dessert!
Follow the procedure here.