15 frosty treats to cool down with on the hottest of days
These icy-cool summer sweets will satisfy all your warm weather cravings
While some would argue that the quintessential summertime treat is one loaded with fresh berries or mango, hot days call for the iciest of options. And the beauty of these beat-the-heat treats is that they're (mostly) make-ahead, and ready to offer instant relief from the heat. We've got chocolate-topped sundaes, fruit-filled popsicles, citrusy granitas and marvellous mousses to reach for these days, all right this way.
Something to sip on
An icy, delicious treat, that just happens to be pretty healthy too.
Yes, you can have your morning coffee and (dairy-free!) smoothie all in one delicious drink — chocolate optional.
This creamy and frothy shake is bursting with strawberry flavour and tangy candy — the perfect dessert to indulge in!
This fully loaded shake is every peanut butter-lover's dream.
The quintessential popsicles of our youth, all grown up.
The prettiest end to an al fresco dinner.
A cold and creamy vegan treat that couldn't be more delicious!
Sundaes and sandwiches
A diner-style dessert with a decadent twist.
This dairy-free vegan recipe is banana-based and just as delicious as the real deal.
A decadent, chocolate-covered dessert that's guaranteed to dazzle.
A (mostly) make-ahead sweet you can whip out whenever a craving hits.
More fruit-forward refreshments
Chef Anjum Anand's icy take on a traditional Indian lemonade is exactly what we want to eat in the heat.
A vegan, super-chill, summer treat to reach for on a hot afternoon.
A fruit salad full of fresh, frozen and dried fruits topped with cinnamon-coated tortilla crisps.
A three-ingredient treat with sunny vibes.