When it’s hot outside and hot in the kitchen, the last thing you want to do is turn on the oven to bake a dessert for your backyard barbecue. Instead, take advantage of the grill while it’s still hot from cooking burgers and throw on some fresh summer fruit. Grilling figs, nectarines, and apricots brings out their natural sweetness, plus it’s a fun way to change things up. These three dessert recipes call for just a few extra ingredients (honey, nuts, citrus, and herbs), take only a couple of minutes to cook, and let peak-season summer fruit shine.

Apricots and Herbed Strawberries with Angel Food CakeApricots and Herbed Strawberries with Angel Food Cake

Grilled Nectarine CrumbleGrilled Nectarine Crumble

Grilled Fig and Orange Blossom SundaesGrilled Fig and Orange Blossom Sundaes

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