14 Jun Fruit with Sweet Lemon Cream | I Suck At Making Desserts Series!

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This summer is no joke.  No.  JOKE.

It’s hooooot in Atlanta right now!  It upsets me greatly when I look at my weather app and see that Atlanta is hotter than Miami!  I used to live in Miami and don’t think that’s normal.

Why?  Just, why?!  😩

Anyways, I’ve never been a huge fruit eater.  I usually consume my fruit by blending it in my green smoothie, but these days I’ve been munching on mangoes, lychee, pomegranate, and just regular bowls of cold, refreshing, fruit.

This is a super easy dessert.  You can use any fruit you’d like.  The lemon cream is not super sweet.  It’s citrusy with just a hint of sweetness.  The creamy texture goes great with the fruit.  You could also add some pistachios, almonds, pepitas, or any other nut/seed on top for a little crunch.

You’ll love this cold dessert during these hot summer days!  Give it a try.




Fruit with Sweet Lemon Frosting


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Fruit with Sweet Lemon Cream
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Easiest and most refreshing summer dessert recipe!
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: About 1.5 cups
  • 1 cup cashews
  • ½ cup water, filtered if possible
  • 5 – 7 pitted california dates, or 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • ¼ inch slice of lemon, or the juice of 1 – 2 lemons
  • assortment of fresh fruit, any type you like
  1. Blend the cashews, water, dates, and lemon until completely smooth.
  2. Place your fruit in your bowl and top with some of the Sweet Lemon Cream.
This lemon cream is also great to use as frosting.


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  • Victoria with One Sharp Mama
    Posted at 14:47h, 16 June Reply

    I haven’t thought about putting a lemon cream sauce on anything before. I bet it’s going to be delicious 😃 I love pomegranates and mangoes. I can’t wait to try this out.

    • Daytime Vegan
      Posted at 17:42h, 16 June Reply

      Thank you!

  • Krista - Miss Corporate Dropout
    Posted at 16:45h, 16 June Reply

    Mmm, that seriously looks delicious! I’d probably try this with strawberries, bananas, and pineapple topped with cashews over the lemon cream. Pinning for later!

    • Daytime Vegan
      Posted at 17:42h, 16 June Reply

      That sounds amazing!! Thank you 🙂

  • Claire Lee
    Posted at 18:18h, 16 June Reply

    That looks so good and healthy. I normally don’t really like cashews or dates, but if I don’t taste it a lot, I would probably able to eat it haha. Gotta love fruits! http://www.clairebearblogs.com

    • Daytime Vegan
      Posted at 20:17h, 16 June Reply

      lol! You don’t really taste the cashews. Just the lemon with a hint of sweetness. 🙂

  • Mae
    Posted at 04:20h, 17 June Reply

    I am not the best in the kitchen but I try to experiment whenever I need to slave in the kitchen! This dessert is absolutely delicious, I may have to try it at home one day! I think my little one would love this too! She can eat anything fruit, it’s amazing!

    Mae | http://www.thegospelofbeauty.org

    • Daytime Vegan
      Posted at 16:39h, 17 June Reply

      lol! I think your little one would love this dessert! Thank you

  • David Elliott
    Posted at 04:40h, 17 June Reply

    Lemon cream sounds absolutely amazing. I would definitely love something like that. It sounds so tasty and refreshing.

    • Daytime Vegan
      Posted at 16:38h, 17 June Reply

      Yes, it’s really refreshing! Thanks

  • Chemady
    Posted at 10:38h, 17 June Reply

    What an easy way to make fruit with sweet lemon cream. I love cashews.

    • Daytime Vegan
      Posted at 16:38h, 17 June Reply


  • Deepa
    Posted at 11:10h, 17 June Reply

    This looks so yummy and easy to make too. I love fruits and this dessert has both my favourite things.

    • Daytime Vegan
      Posted at 16:38h, 17 June Reply

      Thank you!

  • Ellie Chan
    Posted at 17:04h, 17 June Reply

    Oh my gosh i love this series idea! I too suck at making desserts but this looks tasty and simple! I love anything with lemon custard!


    • Daytime Vegan
      Posted at 17:35h, 17 June Reply

      Thank you so much!!

  • Marisa
    Posted at 22:07h, 17 June Reply

    This sounds so yummy. I absolutely love the lemon taste!! I can’t wait to try it out!

    • Daytime Vegan
      Posted at 23:38h, 17 June Reply

      Thank you

  • jhilmil
    Posted at 01:00h, 18 June Reply

    Sweet lemon cream.. have never thought of using it but it sounds great, healthy, refreshing & yummy all at the same time!

    • Daytime Vegan
      Posted at 01:42h, 18 June Reply

      lol, thanks!

  • Ola
    Posted at 03:46h, 18 June Reply

    I find anything lemon-y to be very refreshing during hot summer days. So no no doubt I’ll be trying this.

    • Daytime Vegan
      Posted at 04:09h, 18 June Reply

      Me too!

  • Margarita
    Posted at 04:16h, 18 June Reply

    oh wow, this looks delicious. And the best part doesn’t need to many ingredients not even too much time to be prepared. Well done Monique,

    • Daytime Vegan
      Posted at 04:44h, 18 June Reply

      Yes, this is a super easy recipe! Thank you.

  • Cynthia Nicoletti
    Posted at 04:19h, 18 June Reply

    Your dessert is very different and sounds really good. I love lemon.

    • Daytime Vegan
      Posted at 04:43h, 18 June Reply


  • Ana Ojha
    Posted at 04:06h, 20 June Reply

    Th first picture looks divine and speaks for itself how delicious your dessert is! It looks perfect for summers! Thanks for sharing the recipe with us!

    • Daytime Vegan
      Posted at 21:50h, 23 June Reply

      Thank you!

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