These are some of our favorite raspberry dessert recipes that highlight one of the best fruits of all! There are raspberry cakes and cookies, tarts, pies, macarons, and more!
When raspberries are in season, plentiful and sweet, here is some inspiration for a raspberry dessert recipe you are sure to love!
When are raspberries in season?
Fresh raspberries are typically in season during the summer months, from late June to early September, although they can be found year round at most stores nowadays. The exact timing of the season can vary depending on the location and climate. In cooler regions, the season may start a bit later, while in warmer areas it may begin earlier.
During the peak of the season, fresh, sweet raspberries are widely available at farmer's markets, grocery stores, and can even be picked at u-pick farms. It is important to note that the season for raspberries is relatively short, so it's best to enjoy these delicious berries while they are at their freshest and most flavorful.
Our Favorite Raspberry Desserts
A buttery, flaky pie crust filled with a layer of sweet cream cheese beneath a sweet-tart homemade raspberry jam topping and swirls of whipped cream make this dessert one of our all-time favorite pies! Best of all, it can be made with fresh or frozen raspberries!
It's kind of no-bake cheesecake meets raspberry pie situation that's pretty much irresistible. Not too tart and not too sweet, it's perfectly balanced and delicious. You can even change out the pastry crust for a graham cracker or Oreo crust if you prefer.
Who doesn't love a tall, creamy slice of cheesecake? It's even better with a ribbon of homemade raspberry jam swirled throughout and shaved white chocolate garnishing the top.
The homemade whipped cream and Oreo crust are the perfect finish and make this copycat Cheesecake factory white chocolate raspberry cheesecake recipe even better than the original.
The world needs more Streusel. You can never go wrong with a muffin that is happily wrapped in a sweet, buttery streusel piled extra high . Pair this with bursts of tart raspberries and a soft, tender, deliciously sweet muffin and you have a match made in Heaven.
If you don't have fresh raspberries on hand, this recipe works well with frozen raspberries so you can enjoy them all year round.
This dessert salad is sweet, salty, smooth, crunchy, and irresistible. You have a crunchy pretzel layer, creamy cool whip and cream cheese layer, topped off with tart raspberries in a sweet jello raspberry layer. What's not to love about this?!
Serve it right alongside your freshly grilled burger at a backyard barbecue or spiral baked ham at Easter and have fun trying to convince yourself you don't need another piece.
One of my most viral posts and I can't even take credit for it! My daughter suggested we try making raspberry chocolate chip cookies and she was not wrong. These were amazing.
The pairing of the dark chocolate with a burst of raspberry creates a flavor explosion in your mouth. How come raspberries pair so well with chocolate? It's so good!
The flavor and texture of this homemade raspberry cake filling is so much better than the store-bought kind that comes in a can. It is so easy to make this from scratch and you can even use frozen raspberries!
Layer this tart and sweet filling on anything from layered cakes, sheet cakes, cupcakes, ice cream, or even filled donuts. This sauce will add a fun, bright twist and will take your dessert to a new level of amazingness.
This White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Ice Cream might just be your new favorite ice cream flavor. It's a homemade version of the Haagen-Dazs pints and it's every bit as delicious!
The smooth and creamy white chocolate ice cream base with a homemade sweet-tart raspberry sauce swirled throughout and decadent chunks of chocolate truffles makes this combo of flavors truly an experience everyone should try.
This is one of those desserts that looks and tastes like it came from a fancy restaurant. But looks may be deceiving because this dessert is probably the easiest thing to make!
The smooth, rich ganache layer takes minutes to make and is then poured into a delicious Oreo crust. Top it off with fresh raspberries that adds the perfect burst of flavor and once again proves that raspberries and chocolate were made for each other.
The color of raspberry macarons is the most perfect pink thanks to raspberry powder in the shells and the raspberry buttercream hiding the surprise raspberry filling in the middle is heavenly. One bite of the slightly crispy outer shell and soft center is what makes macarons so marvelous.
This post has easy step by step guidance and tips and tricks on how to make the best macarons! There are a lot of different macaron flavors but raspberry might just be the best.
Raspberry Coulis is a simple raspberry sauce that is incredibly easy and can be drizzled over any dessert to add some sweet-tart fruity flavor and color. It elevates any plain, standard treat to an impressive looking dessert.
Use it for dipping churros or pour it on cheesecake, brownies, ice cream, cakes, waffles, anything! It's such a versatile sauce that really couldn't be any easier to make.
This mashup of sweet-tart raspberries and ripe juicy peaches in a buttery, flaky crust is what dreams are made of. This pie is sure to win awards and hearts for it's delightful fruit combo made with two of summer's best fruits.
This pie is unbelievable with fresh fruit but you can enjoy this pie year round by using frozen peaches and raspberries. Top a warm slice with a big scoop of ice cream and you will be asking for another slice within minutes.
Mixing up your own Italian sodas is so much fun! Kids love it, adults love it and having an Italian soda bar at a gathering always takes the party to whole new level of fun.
You can mix up your own drinks but I have some pretty good combinations of flavors that are tried and true. This raspberry peach combo is no exception. I will give you a step by step process on what to buy and how to make the perfect Italian soda. They're fast, easy, and fun!
Razzleberry Pie is what happens when you throw raspberries, blackberries, and a little magic together into a pie crust. It's both sweet and a little tart, surrounded by a flaky, buttery crust.
If you have berry lovers in your life, this is the pie to bake for them. It's 1,000x better than the store-bought Marie Callender's version from the freezer section at the grocery store.
This decadent Mickey-shaped macaron found in the Jolly Holiday Bakery Café at Disneyland's Main Street is a treat that is a favorite for many park visitors. So when you need a little Disney fix without going to the parks, you can make a copycat version at home.
Whole, fresh raspberries are nestled in sweet raspberry rose cream filling sandwiched between delicate, meringue-like macaron cookie shells. It's a flavor and texture combination that is pure Disney magic.
Homemade raspberry cake filling fills layers of moist chocolate cake in this three-layer cake that is perfect for birthdays, holidays, and other special occasions. The combination of sweet, tart raspberries and rich chocolate is a match made in heaven.
We like to decorate the top of the cake with even more fresh raspberries for a beautiful presentation and even more fruit flavor.
This isn't your grandma's boring jello salad. This fresh raspberry jello dessert has layers of crushed Nilla wafer cookie crumbs with creamy homemade whipped cream, loads of fresh raspberries, and sweet raspberry jello.
It's great for summer potlucks and backyard barbecues when you want something cool, refreshing, and no-bake so you don't have to heat up the kitchen.