5 Delicious Ways to Pair Ice Cream & Fruit for the Ultimate Summer Dessert (PHOTOS)

pound cake and peachesSummertime is all about creating fun memories with your kids. It's also the perfect season to enjoy a cool and refreshing dessert. (Hello, ice cream!) 


Former Top Chef contestant, restaurant owner, and Breyers spokeswoman Antonia Lofaso recently hosted an event during which she shared dessert recipes that evoke the fond memories of her own childhood summers and showcase the wonderful fruit flavors of the season.

And when it came to creating these confections, the busy mom got a little help and a lot of inspiration from her teen daughter and faithful taste-tester, Xea. In fact, Antonia explained that the whole family can make these recipes together. From crushing cookies and pretzels to rolling an ice cream sandwich through toasted coconut, little hands can get in on the action while they await dessert time.

Here, 5 delicious and distinctive ice cream and fruit recipes that offer a seriously cool twist to dessert. 

What's your favorite way to enjoy ice cream? 


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