8 Frosty Treats for Hot Summer Days

cool summer treatsAfter a long day in the sun, there’s nothing like a refreshing mango lassi popsicle. Well, maybe a coffee-toffee ice cream sandwich. Or some iced strawberry green tea.

Fortunately, we have recipes for all of them ... and more.

From chilled chocolate mousse to a crisp lemon tart, these affordable, chilly indulgences will cool you down when the thermometer spikes. Just note that some of these desserts require extra hours in the freezer, so make them before you start to feel like you're melting.

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Cara Eisenpress is the cofounder and head chef of Big Girls, Small Kitchen, an award-winning home-cooking site.

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