Summer is finally here and things are looking brighter than ever. As the world continues to navigate its way back to normalcy, social activities are making a comeback and our calendars are excited to be filled again.
Plan on getting your backyard grill fired up to host a much needed get-together, and we’ll help you in the desserts department. To save you time and headaches planning the event with all the social distancing party rules and nuances, we took the liberty to compile a list of quick and delightful Walkers Shortbread-filled dessert recipes to accompany your Summer party food.
From least to most time-consuming, here are the sweet treats you can prepare under 30 minutes:
FRUIT SALAD PARFAITS – 10 minutes
Whether it’s brunch, lunch, or dinner you’re hosting, you can’t go wrong with this dessert. Packed with the sweet crumbles of our Walkers Pure Butter Shortbread Triangles and flavors of seasonal fruits, this versatile salad treat delivers a crunchy deliciousness perfect for a last-minute party with family or friends.
GREEN TEA ICE CREAM SANDWICHES – 10 minutes
This refreshing ice cream sandwich is appetizing to the eyes and only needs two ingredients to make. With green tea ice cream sandwiched between two of our classic Walkers Shortbread Rounds, each bite of this treat ensures the perfect balance between crunchy and creamy. Moreover, it’s a gourmet thrill that can be put together in a few minutes.
PEANUT BUTTER S’MORES CHEESECAKE DIP – 15 minutes
With a name sure enough to get your inner-child excited, this dip is sure to please all age groups at your party. Our Walkers Shortbread Chocolate Scottie Dogs compliment and elevate the peanut butter, marshmallow fluff, and cream cheese flavors exceptionally well. With a ready-in-minutes treat like this, you’ll find it hard to stop yourself from going for s’more.
GRILLED PEACH SHORTCAKE WITH COCONUT WHIPPED CREAM – 15 minutes
If you’re looking for a wholesome dessert that defines summery and tropical, then this is it. Filled with our buttery Walkers Shortbread Fingers, grilled peaches, and coconut whipped cream, it captures the season’s vibes perfectly. This treat packs vibrant flavors your guests will enjoy while demanding very little of your time.
LIMONCELLO-SPIKED SHORTBREAD ICEBOX CAKE WITH FRESH RASPBERRIES – 20 minutes
Infused with the zing of a subtle lemon flavor, this zesty sweet treat manages to pack summer in a bowl. Chilled overnight in the fridge and containing a layer of our Walkers Shortbread Rounds, this bright and refreshing dessert is bound to liven up the table at your social gathering.
BANANA SPLIT ICE CREAM CAKE LOAF – 30 minutes
We’re certain you’re going to be falling in loaf with this banana split ice cream cake, it’s so hard not to. Layered with Walkers Gluten Free Pure Butter Shortbread, this adorable cake is yummy and gluten free. Light to eat and easy to make, it is a dessert that will pleasantly exceed your expectations and make your tastebuds happy.
RASPBERRY TART – 30 minutes
Topped with the freshness of raspberries, this gluten-free whipped vanilla cheesecake is simply scrumptious. With the crust made from our Walkers Pure Butter Gluten Free Shortbread, each element of this tart is a delight to taste and perfect to make when you have no time to waste.
At Walkers, we’re excited for you to make and serve these desserts at your summer party! And while you enjoy these desserts deliciously made using Shortbread, for your wellbeing, we recommend getting well versed with how to share food safely.