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Easy Memorial Day Desserts

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The countdown to Summer has begun! Are you ready? Of course before you get started celebrating on Memorial Day weekend and planning your cookout and Memorial Day Desserts, remember to reflect on what the holiday is about and why we celebrate Memorial Day.

Memorial Day Desserts

So as you are planning your Memorial Day Weekend Shopping Trips and your cookouts, make sure that you don’t forget one key component. Know what that is? Dessert of course!

We’ve complied a fantastic roundup of amazing desserts to add to your Memorial Day Dessert Table.

Even though I think a picnic that is centered around sweets would be simply fantastic, I’m sure not everyone would feel the same so make sure to bookmark these picnic worthy recipes that our families love and yours just may too. If your family loves pasta salad then our classic Old-Fashioned Macaroni Salad is an absolute must. Then again, if your kids love bacon and ranch, then our Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad may be more of what they are craving.

While you are thinking about refreshing drinks, our Sangria, which can be made as a mocktail, is a great way to use up fresh fruit!

Make sure to check out our post on what stores are open on Memorial Day so you know where to head to pick-up last-minute supplies. Also, if you are planning to cookout, our post on delicious Memorial Day Cookout Recipes is a must! But if you just aren’t feeling up to cooking and want to dine out, our comprehensive list of what restaurants are open is a must save!

And if you end up trying any of these amazing recipes, let us know in the comments below.

Red, White and Blue Bundt Cake

Red White and Blue Bundt Cake
Now that it’s Summer, it’s time to start planning all of those fun get-togethers! And of course, when friends and family get together, there has to be amazing food to go along with the great conversation! When you are planning out your dessert menu, this Red White and Blue Bundt Cake checks all of the boxes. It’s semi-homemade, moist, easy to make, and it’s delicious! If you are looking for a patriotic cake that everyone will love, this is it!
Check out this recipe
Slice of patriotic cake on a white plate
Slice of patriotic cake on a white plate

Patriotic Red, White, and Blue Ice Cream Brownie Parfaits

Patriotic Red, White, and Blue Ice Cream Brownie Parfaits
Patriotic Red, White, and Blue Ice Cream Brownie Parfaits are full of chewy brownies, sweet ice cream, and topped with chipped cream and sprinkles! 
Check out this recipe
Brownie and Ice Cream Parfait in a glass

Pig Pickin’ Cake

Pig Pickin Cake
This light and moist cake will be a hit at your Summer togethers! This old-fashioned cake recipe, which is full of mandarin oranges, pineapple, and whip cream, has been around for generations. Whether you call this a Mandarin Orange Cake, a Pig Pickin’ Cake, a Pea Picking Cake, or a Pig Lickin’ Cake, your family will call it delicious!
Check out this recipe
Slice of mandarin orange cake
Slice of mandarin orange cake

Coconut Poke Cake

Coconut Poke Cake
If you have a coconut lover in your family then THIS is THE recipe you need to save! This Coconut Poke cake is not only topped with coconut, it also has a creamy layer of coconut cream pudding! If you are looking for a poke cake that is light, creamy, moist, and full of all of the great flavors of Summer, then this is it!
Check out this recipe
Slice of cake on a white plate
Slice of Coconut Poke Cake on a plate

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