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Early summer desserts: Apricots, strawberries & cherries shine in these dishes

15 Recipes
Early summer desserts: Apricots, strawberries & cherries shine in these dishes
(Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times )

Apricot-cherry pie

Time 2 hours
Yields Serves 8

Maicilla de mango

Time 50 minutes
Yields Serves 8

Cherry sour cream pie

Time Active work time: 25 minutes Total preparation time: 1 hour, 15 minutes plus 1 hour chilling
Yields Serves 8

Cherries with plum wine

Time 5 minutes
Yields Serves 4

Sweet cherry pie

Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Yields Makes 1 (9-inch) pie

Apricot almond galette

Time 1 hour
Yields Serves 6 to 8

Cherry and apricot fruit salad

Time 15 minutes
Yields Serves 6

Almond cherry tart

Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Yields Serves 8

Tapioca with strawberry gelee and fresh strawberries

Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Yields Serves 4

Polenta cake with roasted cherries

Time 1 hour
Yields Serves 8

Gateau basque with roasted cherries

Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Yields Serves 10

Summer berries with bay leaf custard

Time 30 minutes
Yields Serves 4 to 6 (makes 1 2/3 cups)

Chocolate mascarpone strawberries

Time 20 minutes
Yields Serves 24 strawberries

Apricot jam

Time 1 hour
Yields Makes 5 (7-ounce) jars


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