no bake desserts

Persimmon Lime Sorbet

Ingredients: 4 cups peeled, cubed fuyu persimmon juice and zest of 2 limes 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 to 1/2 cup water Directions: Place all of the ingredients in a blender (I used my Vita-Mix) and pulse until very, very smooth. If possible, refrigerate the mixture overnight. Pour into an ice […]

Tropical Fruit Ice Box Pie

Ingredients: 2 3/4 diced fresh pineapple 2 cups diced kiwi 3/4 cup diced mango 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/4 cup lime juice 1/4 cup pineapple juice 1 tablespoon butter 1 9-inch graham cracker crust Directions: In a medium saucepan, bring 3 cups of the mixed fruit, half of […]

Kiwi-Lemon-Galangal Ice Pops

Ingredients: 4 cups peeled, halved kiwi juice and zest of 1 (large) lemon 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh or ground galangal root or ginger Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender and pulse until smooth and well combined. Pour into ice pop molds. Freeze until solid. Yield: about […]

Blackberry and Black Pepper Ice Box Pie

Ingredients: 5 1/2 cups fresh blackberries 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon butter 1 1/2 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper juice and zest of 1 lemon 1 9-inch graham cracker crust Directions: In a medium saucepan, bring 3 cups of the blackberries, pepper, lemon juice, […]

Mango Ginger Lime Sorbet

Ingredients: 5 large very ripe mangos, cubed (I used Hayden) zest and juice of 2 limes 1 inch knob ginger, sliced 1/2 to 1 cup water Directions: Add the mango, lime and ginger to a food processor or blender. I used my Vita-Mix. Add 1/2 cup water. Blend until very […]

Mango-Chile Ice Box Pie

Ingredients: 4 mangos (about 4 cups mango flesh) 8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 14 oz sweetened condensed milk 1/4 cup tequila juice of 1 lime zest of 1 lime 1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder 1 9-inch graham cracker crust Directions: Place all ingredients (EXCEPT the crust!) in a […]

Pumpkin & Cinnamon Ice Cream

Ingredients: 2 cups milk 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup sugar, divided use 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 4 egg yolks 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 sticks cinnamon Directions: In a large pot over medium heat, whisk together 1/4 cup sugar, milk and cream until the sugar dissolves and the mixture almost […]

Vanilla Bean Marshmallows

Ingredients: 1/2 oz unflavored powdered gelatin 1/2 cup cold water 2 cups granulated sugar 2/3 cup corn syrup 1/4 cup water 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 vanilla bean confectioners’ sugar for dredging Directions: In the bowl of a stand mixer or a large mixing bowl, sprinkle gelatin over […]