10 White Desserts for Labor Day

August 27, 2013

We've gone on and on and on, about berries, about plums, about cobblers and pandowdies and lattice pies and schlumpfs. We've stained our cheeks and our hands and our shirts with the glories, the jewels, of summer -- and we've savored our every moment with them.

But since this weekend is Labor Day -- which obviously means no more white ever again until Memorial Day -- we're wearing all of our white. That's right, we're wearing white head to toe -- and will be matching our desserts with our clothes. Because who wants berry stains and plum juice on their chic, stylish, classy outfits? Ahem, not us.

Here are the 10 desserts to make and eat this weekend -- if you're posh like we are. (And if you don't listen to us, here's how to remove those inevitable stains.)

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Coconut Tres Leches by aargersi

Coconut Tres Leches from Food52


Chamomile Lemon Cupcakes by littleaccidentsinthekitchen 

Chamomile Lemon Cupcakes


The Kitchn's One-Ingredient Ice Cream by Genius Recipes 

One-Ingredient Ice Cream from Food52


Sweet Tea Cookies by TheRunawaySpoon

Sweet Tea Cookies from Food52


Oatmeal Ice Cream with Toasted Walnuts by darksideofthespoon

Oatmeal Ice Cream from Food52


OMG! Coconut Pound Cake by ChefJune

Coconut Pound Cake from Food52


Chewy Sugar Cookes #2 by mrslarkin

Chewy Sugar Cookies from Food52 


Perfect Coconut Cream Pie by em-i-lis

Perfect Coconut Cream Pie from Food52


Almond Cake with Orange-Flower Water Syrup by amusebouche

Almond Cake


Jeni's Splendid Lemon Ice Cream by Genius Recipes

Lemon Ice Cream from Food52


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Brette Warshaw

Written by: Brette Warshaw

I'm a reader, eater, culinary thrill-seeker, and food nerd.