By Wendy Ruopp, Managing Editor of EatingWell
"Eat dessert first" is a motto I can really relate to--and when it comes to summer desserts, it's also good advice. That's because some of the best summer desserts are frozen desserts, and nothing stays frozen very long on a hot summer day. As the sun continues to blaze hot this season, I know that fresh, frosty treats are just what I want to make and eat right now.
Here are 6 very cool recipes to enjoy right away.
Active time: 20 minutes | Total: 1 hour (using an ice cream maker) | To Make Ahead: If frozen longer than 2 hours, break into chunks and puree in a food processor until smooth before serving
Watermelon is one of summer's most refreshing and iconic fruits. Inspired by creamy watermelon sherbet, our light and refreshing dessert truly captures the essence of summer.
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
4 cups diced seedless watermelon, (about 3 pounds with the rind)