10 Summery, No-Cook Desserts

Mango Sherbet

Author Elmer Grossman believes that tangy, sweet mangoes make the creamiest kind of sherbet.André Baranowski

When it's hot out, turning on the oven can feel like punishment. Thankfully, you can satisfy a sweet tooth without firing up the range. Simple-yet-luscious desserts like strawberry compote, ambrosia, and syllabub showcase summer's fruity bounty and can be whipped up in a matter of minutes. For even cooler alternatives, creamy cardamom lassis and strawberry milkshakes make for refreshing after-dinner treats. Cap your meals with these ten no-cook desserts to enjoy the sweetness of summer without breaking a sweat.