15 Gorgeous Raspberry Desserts
We're swooning over these raspberry recipes for pastries, brownies, and more!
Raspberries are one of our favorite fruits to use in desserts. With their bright red color, they make finished dishes that look amazing. They have a delicious sweet flavor, but they also have a tart quality that sets them apart from strawberries or blueberries. They pair well with many different kinds of dessert, like chocolate, shortbread, ice cream, meringue, and pastry. There's just so much to love about raspberry desserts!
That's why we've collected our absolute favorites from the site, just for you. For your convenience, we've divided them up by recipes that use fresh raspberries and recipes that use frozen raspberries. So, no matter what type of fruit you have on hand, you can make a fabulous raspberry dessert in no time. We also have a few recipes that are simply bursting with raspberry flavor, utilizing ingredients like raspberry preserves or jam.
Enjoy these recipes all year long... we know we will!
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Fresh Raspberry Desserts
If you're lucky enough to have fresh raspberries in your area, then you should definitely make something amazing with them. These fresh raspberry desserts are just the thing. You can start with these pretty Raspberry Tarts, which will satisfy both a raspberry craving and a chocolate craving. Then you can move on to Raspberry Chocolate Chunk Bars, which will be your new go-to quick and easy dessert.
Looking for something a little more fancy? Be sure to try the Raspberry Swirl Meringues. They look elegant and taste incredible (but the recipe is still easy to follow).
If you love raspberry pastries (and who doesn't?), then you'll want to make this treat ASAP. The finished dessert tastes amazing, and it actually comes together in almost no time!
If you love fresh raspberry recipes, then you have to try this dessert. It's made with fresh berries swirled into the meringues for a treat that looks as good as it tastes (which is saying something!).
These raspberry tartlets are gluten-free, vegan, and paleo-friendly, so you don't have to sacrifice flavor if you're on a special diet! We absolutely love the creamy texture and rich chocolate flavor in this raspberry dessert.
"These Raspberry Chocolate Chunk Bars have a crust that doubles as a crumble topping and are loaded with raspberries, dark chocolate, and almonds. This easy recipe is gluten free, refined sugar free, and vegan!"
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Raspberry Desserts Using Frozen Raspberries
We love making desserts with frozen raspberries. They're an ingredient you can always have on hand, they're easy to work with, and they taste fantastic in dessert recipes. That last reason is very apparent in this heart eyes-worthy list.
Raspberry and lemon are an amazing combination, and we can't think of a better way to enjoy it than with these Raspberry Lemon Scones. They use frozen or fresh raspberries, so you can use whatever you have on hand to make this dessert. Then be sure to try some of the other amazing options in this list!
These homemade Raspberry Rhubarb Hand Pies are as easy to enjoy as... well, they're as easy as pie! They are small, hand-held pies that easily fit in a portable container making them an ideal bring-along dessert. They're one of our favorite frozen raspberry recipes.
Turn a frozen raspberry dessert into a work of art with this recipe for Pop Art Raspberry Icebox Cake! With decorative polka dots and stripes, this is one of the most visually appealing dessert recipes we've seen in a while!
Dazzle your friends and family with this dessert recipe that blends the goodness of cheesecake recipes with the bang of raspberry recipes. Go wild with this raspberry dessert and show off your colors!
"The fun thing about these Raspberry Crumb Bars is that the fruit layer is all fruit. The berries bake down and almost look like jam...but it's just a layer of berries. And you could totally do this with blueberries or blackberries or a mix of all berries. Have fun with it! The other fun thing is the crumb topping. Holy yum, Batman!"
Even More Raspberry Desserts
Some of our favorite raspberry desserts aren't made with fresh or frozen raspberries. They use delicious raspberry jam or fresh raspberry preserves, and the finished result is amazing! This Raspberry Jelly Roll is one of our all time favorite elegant dessert recipes. That swirl of raspberry jam in the center looks fantastic, and it's sure to steal the show at any event where you serve it. The same goes for our Vintage Baked Alaska, which is a showstopper at any party.
This Vintage Baked Alaska recipe is one that may take you a few tries to master, but once you do, you'll be showing off at any chance you get! It takes a while to complete (overnight for sure) so you'll want to factor that in before starting.
This recipe uses crushed ice cream cones for a flaky crust, homemade Nutella ice cream that is laced with sweet raspberry preserves and topped with dapples of whipped cream and fresh raspberries... what could be better than that?
"These made-from-scratch Raspberry Fudge Brownies are rich, chocolatey, and studded with crunchy walnuts. A center layer of raspberry preserves gives the dessert bars a moist, sweet, and juicy filling that is irresistible!"
"These Raspberry Rhubarb Almond Bars have a crisp almond flour crust topped with soft almond frangipane, fresh raspberries, and tart rhubarb. This recipe is Paleo, gluten free + refined sugar free."
Speaking of unbelievably gorgeous desserts... you have to try this red velvet cake recipe. It's not a raspberry dessert recipe, but we think you'll like it anyway.Unbelievable Red Velvet Bundt Cake
What is your favorite raspberry dessert recipe?
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