Triple digits are upon us in Arizona, which means spending more time indoors with the air conditioning on full blast. The best way to beat the heat this summer, and satisfy your sweet tooth, is with an ice cold treat.
Gourmet popsicles are easy to make and customize to your personal taste. Plus, they’re great desserts for a backyard barbecue. Try refreshing recipes like Blueberry Basil or Corona Limeade.
Icebox cakes are a new trend in desserts – and there is no baking involved. This dessert is light on culinary skills but tastes as good as what you get at a restaurant. Just pour your ingredients into a cake pan and refrigerate for a few hours. Some tasty recipes include the Strawberry Milkshake Cheesecake and Fudgy Chocolate Peanut Butter.
If you’re looking for something a little more adult, cool off with some friends and a frozen cocktail. All you need for Cherry Vodka Lemonade Slushies is 2 teaspoons of powdered lemonade mix, 3 ounces of cherry vodka, 2 cups of ice, 1 and a half cups of water, and voila!