Dessert contest in hot weather - ideas?

My work is having a picnic and there is a dessert contest. Right now forecasts are in the 90s with high humidity, so anything that will go off/melt is out. Any good ideas?

  • Posted by: LucyS
  • July 6, 2011
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  • 6 Comments

6 Comments

sexyLAMBCHOPx July 6, 2011
I cant take my eyes off hardlikearmour's http://www.food52.com/recipes/13079_plum_delicious_slab_pie

Maybe anything you choose can be kept on ice and covered in a cooler?
Have fun at your picnic and best of luck! Keep cool, I would pass out!
 
Brette W. July 6, 2011
These cookies are delicious, summery, and will hold up in the hot weather: http://www.food52.com/recipes/253_zucchinilemon_cookies
 
SKK July 6, 2011
This almond cake is amazing and also won a prize.
http://www.food52.com/recipes/4362_almond_cake_with_orangeflower_water_syrup

Another thing to consider is a fruit cake - if you search desserts at the top right hand corner of this page, you will find a peach fruit cake.

You can't help but win with these recipes!
 
SKK July 6, 2011
This cookie recipe is a winner of food52 from naptimechef. These cookies are soooo good! http://www.food52.com/recipes/1172_double_chocolate_espresso_cookies
 
Amanda H. July 6, 2011
How about some watermelon gazpacho! http://www.food52.com/recipes/12866_watermelon_and_tomato_gazpacho
 
hardlikearmour July 6, 2011
http://www.food52.com/recipes/9557_coconut_cajeta_chocolate_fondue
You could just serve it in a bowl at such a hot ambient temperature and it should be thin enough.
Fruit pie would also be a good choice.
 
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