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Three Sweet Treats You Can Make in 15 Minutes

July 8, 2021 | By: The Darling Dish

We all get a craving for something sweet from time to time, but we don’t always have time to create something from scratch! These easy desserts are a game-changer on those busy summer days or when planning a gathering with friends. The next time you need a quick treat, grab your fresh citrus and enjoy these desserts in 15 minutes or less!

Easy Lemon Curd 

Sweet, tangy, creamy… nothing beats a homemade lemon curd on a hot summer day! Amy from BellyFull shares her tried and true recipe for quick lemon curd that can be stored for weeks in the refrigerator or even longer in the freezer! In just 15 minutes and five simple ingredients, you can enjoy this decadent curd over vanilla ice cream and angel food cake or mixed into yogurt and whipped cream. It also goes great with pancakes for a decadently delicious breakfast!

Image from BellyFull 


Brûléed Oranges With Citrus 

Spiced Whipped Cream


When you need a quick dessert but still want to impress a crowd, try these brûléed oranges! All you need is sliced Darling oranges, sugar, and homemade whipped cream to enjoy these brûléed beauties. If you don’t have a blow torch, this quick dessert will be just as delicious with the help of a broiler. 

Clementine Chocolate Lava Cakes 

A warm chocolate lava cake with hints of tangy clementine is just what you need after a busy day! Some recipes for chocolate lava cakes can be a labor of love, but thanks to Eric Kim from FOOD52, you can enjoy this decadent treat in just 15 minutes. This dairy and gluten free dessert combines dark chocolate cake batter with fresh zest from a clementine and is served beautifully in mini ramekins. Top with vanilla ice cream, orange slices, or enjoy as is! 

Photo courtesy of FOOD52

Sweet treats aren’t the only way to make this summer feel a little brighter. Till July 16th, we’re giving you the chance to WIN big with fun prizes for your family! By entering, you're helping us donate over 5,000 pounds of citrus to families in need through Brighter Bites. Don’t miss out! Enter here!

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