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8 Picnic-Perfect Desserts

Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.

Today: Picnic-ready desserts that are as portable as they are perfect.

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Here is the start of a typical picnic basket checklist:

That something sweet, though, takes a bit more planning. Dessert isn't known for its portability. For a picnic, you can't just scoop some ice cream and call it a day. The sweet stuff needs to have legs, able to go from basket to park seamlessly. Whether it's rhubarb and apple hand pies or quaint frangipane tarlets, these 8 desserts from Yossy Arefi are picnic-ready and primed for transport:

Rhubarb and Apple Hand Pies

 

Lemon Bars

 

Lattice Top Peach and Blueberry Pie with Rye Crust

 

Cherry Almond Crumb Cake 

 

Blueberry and Rye Slab Pie

 

Berry and Frangipane Tartlets

 

Apricot and Peach Crumb Pie

 

Blackberry Rhubarb Pie

Photos by Yossy Arefi 

Tell us: What desserts do you bring to the park?

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2 Comments

loubaby July 7, 2015
I agree with Karl...while all of the above desserts are so wonderful looking, they don't seem easy to eat or tote.
 
Karl July 5, 2015
A lot of those recipes look really delicious! But I would rather bring things I could eat with my hands when I am on a picnic. Here are some examples:<br />http://blog.ingredientmatcher.com/recipe-no-bake-swedish-chocolate-balls-chokladbollar/<br />http://blog.ingredientmatcher.com/guilt-free-banana-oat-cookies/<br />http://blog.ingredientmatcher.com/gooey-caramel-oatmeal-bars/<br />http://blog.ingredientmatcher.com/brigadeiro-recipe-brazilian-chocolate-bonbon/<br />http://blog.ingredientmatcher.com/sesame-seed-honey-bars/<br />