Beat the heat with some cherry-spiked recipes to cool off when sun is high. We’ve rounded up recipes to help you use up those summer cherries while lowering the temperature a few degrees.

Popsicles, ice creams, frozen yogurt… all the classics are there, as well as some more original treats. There’s a little something for everyone! 

Cherry vanilla and ginger float 

Vanilla ice cream and dark cherries floating in sparkling ginger kombucha – yum! An original recipe to impress your friends and crank your BBQ up a notch. 

Source: Chelan Fresh 

Cherry ice cream with chocolate chips 

Fresh cherries and chocolate chips come together beautifully with a touch of Amaretto liqueur.

Source: Simply Recipes 

Frozen cherry mojitos 

The perfect drink for a girl’s night in! This sweet and colorful rum-infused drink is sure to get the party started.  

Source: My Baking Addiction 

Frozen Cherry Cookie Sandwiches

Frozen cherry cookie sandwiches 

The kids will be fighting over these frozen cherry cookie sandwiches at your next picnic. Bonus? The recipe soy and dairy free. 

Source: Chelan Fresh 

Cherry frozen yogurt 

Classic homemade frozen yogurt made with fresh cherries. This simple recipe will delight everyone in the family – no exceptions!  

Source: The View from Great Island  

Cherry, prosecco and mint granita 

A sophisticated dessert that couldn’t be simpler to make (only 4 ingredients!). Wow guests at your next dinner party with this cool recipe. 

Source: Food Network Canada

Cherry sorbet 

There are only 3 ingredients in this refreshing cherry sorbet recipe. It’s striking color will liven up the dessert table at any summer gathering.  

Source: Eating Well

Cherry and Nutella ice cream sundae 

This is the stuff dreams are made of. An ultra-decadent ice cream sundae with gooey hazelnut spread and topped with cherries. 

Source: Cookin Canuck

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