What better time to indulge in some creative baking than summertime? All that fresh air, the beautiful sunshine, and not to mention the sweltering heat forcing you to stay indoors. Taking to your kitchen to make a few delicious confectionary creations is a fantastic way to beat the heat and whip up a few tasty treats for your family at the same time (as long as the AC is on full blast!). From gorgeous rainbows to awesome tie dye, these fun and colorful desserts definitely don’t disappoint.
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1. Funfetti Ooey Gooey Bars
These gooey dessert bars are just as delicious as they are colorful. Blue Funfetti cake topped with a gooey marshmallow cream frosting and tons of festive Fruity Pebbles cereal. They are surprisingly easy to make and more than enough to satisfy any and every sweet tooth in the house.
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2. Tie Dye Cheesecake
From the adorable sprinkles that fill the crust of this cheesecake to the delicious whipped cream, this colorful tie dye cheesecake is a double-whammy of flavor and cuteness. This dessert, which is entirely homemade, does take tons of effort and time to create, but the end results are more than worth it.
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3. Dr. Seuss Cookies
Inspired by the wild, wonderful, and oh so colorful world created by the famous Dr. Seuss, these delicious cookies are perfect for the entire family. Cake flour makes these cookies thick and gooey and the rest of the recipe is amazingly easy to make.
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4. Tie Dye S’mores
This colorful play on the classic summertime dessert is both delicious and incredibly imaginative. A sweet, fluffy gelatin and powdered sugar mixture is used to create the gooey tie dye marshmallows featured in these sweet s’mores but most of the fun comes with actually digging into them.
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5. Rainbow Cupcakes
As fluffy as a cloud and as colorful as a rainbow, these adorable cupcakes super delicious and very easy to make too! A simple boxed cake mix, made normally and equally separated, then enhanced using food coloring turn a simple recipe into something truly wonderful.
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6. Rainbow Marbled Pop Tarts
Why bother buying those boring pre-made pop tarts when you can easily make your own, more entertaining ones? This recipe adds food coloring to handy pie crusts, fills them with deliciously fruity strawberry preserves, and tops them with a sweet sprinkled white icing.
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7. Breakfast Cereal Fudge
Filled and topped with tons of amazingly sweet and colorful breakfast cereals, this delicious fudge is sure to be a hit with the kids! Relatively easy to create, the main ingredients in this recipe are evaporated milk, white chocolate, and marshmallows, making it perfect for creating on the go and totally delicious to eat.
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8. Rainbow Crepes
Serve these for breakfast for a creative start to any day or keep them for dessert and end the day on a fun, colorful note. Making the crepes is a simple affair, the traditional eggs, milk, and flour combine perfectly to make a perfectly fluffy base but it’s the homemade key-lime whipped cream that really steals the show.
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