POPSUGAR Celebrity

Embark on a Sweet Escape With 8 Spring Desserts

Apr 26 2014 - 4:30am

Everyone needs a sweet escape, especially during the springtime when the weather's so sunny and temperate. Let these eight desserts, all bright and sunny in flavor and starring seasonal fruits, take you on a sugary getaway.

Easy Strawberry Puff Pastry Tart

Store-bought puff pastry is the key to making a strawberry tart [1] in no time.

Photo: Camilla Salem

Cherry Petit Fours

Ready to roll up your sleeves and bake something truly memorable? These cherry-jam-filled petit fours [2], lightly glazed with a vanilla-almond icing, may take all day to make, but the efforts are worth the sweet rewards.

Photo: Anna Monette Roberts

Double-Lemon Cupcakes

No, those aren't eggs — they are lemon pound cake cupcakes [3] filled with with zesty lemon curd.

Photo: Nicole Perry

Raspberry-Swirl Greek Frozen Yogurt

If you're still on a yogurt kick, consider this raspberry-swirl Greek frozen yogurt [4]. Scoop it on a cone or serve it for breakfast with some granola. We won't judge.

Photo: Lauren Hendrickson

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

Baking strawberry rhubarb crumble [5] is easier than pie — literally. Top with cardamom ice cream or homemade cardamom whipped cream, and watch it melt like butter.

Photo: Nicole Perry

Lemon Curd Cake

Those layers! That icing! The oozing curd! We're not sure which part of the lemon curd cake [6] is the most thrilling to our taste buds.

Photo: Lauren Hendrickson

Rhubarb Galette

Nothing is better for breakfast (or dessert!) than a slice of tart, rustic rhubarb galette [7] right out of the oven.

Photo: Anna Monette Roberts

Blackberry Fool

Calvados, whipped cream, and fresh berries: a blackberry fool [8] is simply foolproof.

Photo: Susannah Chen

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