If You Make Only One Dessert This Summer...
An outrageous icebox pie, plus four more warm-weather treats we're loving, from a supercrispy fruit crisp to a gorgeous granita.
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The Unbeatable Pie and Ice Cream Combo
Icebox pie just sounds
right on a hot night, and there are few things better at the end of a mercilessly muggy day than opening up your icebox (er, refrigerator) and finding a cold, creamy concoction that hits both the pie and ice cream notes all at once. This version, from the new cookbook Fruitful: Four Seasons of Fresh Fruit Recipes
, uses fresh blackberries, which you macerate and fold gently into whipped cream, so their delicate, brambly flavor shines through. A graham-cracker crust adds the perfect crumbly counterpoint.
Get the recipe: Blackberry-Lemon Icebox Pie