Showcase ripe summer fruit with our collection of delicious pies and tarts. From classic blueberry pie to Ontario sour cherry pie to a pretty peach pie recipe, get ready to enjoy one of these simple and decadent desserts.
Strawberry Pretzel Pie
Sweet and salty pretzel crust is filled with a sticky strawberry filling and topped with a mountain of whipped cream.
This flaky summer pie is bursting with the season’s finest fruits with a subtle hint of cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg for some added spice.
If roadside blueberry stands are calling your name, pick some up and bake this delicious tart bursting with fresh summer flavour.
Peach Streusel Slab Pie
Sheet pan desserts are a great way to feed a crowd, whether you’re bringing something to a summer potluck or hosting a backyard barbecue. This version really showcases the bounty of sweet, juicy summer peaches available at farmers’ markets and roadside stands.
Lemon Raspberry Tarts
Raspberries pair perfectly with tart lemon curd in these delightfully delicious desserts. The bite-sized treats will satisfy your sweet tooth on even the hottest summer day.
Ontario Sour Cherry Pie
Wanda’s Pie in the Sky is a Toronto institution, and the Ontario Sour Cherry Pie helped put it on the map. Why choose sour cherries instead of their sweet counterparts? They’re more dense and therefore better for baking.
Raspberry Rhubarb Crostata
Forgo the traditional combo of strawberries and rhubarb and try fresh raspberries in this open faced Italian pie. You’ll love the sweet filling, seasoned with a hint of orange juice.
A splash of raspberry liqueur dresses up this tasty summer tart.
Peach Raspberry Custard Tart
A brightly coloured peach and raspberry masterpiece, this fruit and custard tart is bold, beautiful and is sure to wow a crowd.
Blueberry Lattice Top Pie
This perfect blueberry lattice top pie will wow your guests’ eyes and their tastebuds.
Summer Fruit Crostata
Use your food processor to create a speedy dough that can be rolled out and filled with your favourite summer fruit. The result is a rustic, yet beautiful dessert that’s easier than pie!
No-Bake Almond Fruit Tarts
There’s no need to reveal to guests that these sweet berry and fruit tarts are secretly healthy.
Get the recipe for No-Bake Almond Fruit Tarts
Roasted Cherry Pie with Black Pepper Buttermilk Crust
This tasty pie chock-full of cherries is worth the effort of pitting and cleaning all that fresh fruit. Keep this recipe on hand when you want to surprise that special someone with a sweet, homemade treat.
Baby Strawberry and Honey Pies
These cute little pies are perfect for individual desserts or a quick and satisfying snack.
Saskatoon Rhubarb Pie
What better way to enjoy the best of summer’s bounty than turning fresh picked Saskatoon berries and rhubarb into a sweet, summertime pie?
Summer Fruit Tart
Flaky, sweet crust is filled with raspberry custard and topped with an abundance of fresh fruit in this gorgeous fruit tart.
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
A scrumptious and flavourful fruit-filled pie to serve at your next gathering.
Peach Blackberry Pie
This lattice-top summer pie is bursting with the season’s finest fruit flavours. It’ll be the starring dessert at your next backyard barbecue or potluck picnic.
No Pan Pear Pie
Skip the pan and baking sheet to create this stunning (and surprisingly easy) tart, packed with a caramelized fruit filling encompassed by a slightly sweet and crumbly crust.
Flaky, buttery crust and a sweet and tart fruit filling, this perfect cherry pie is guaranteed to hit the spot. Don’t forget the vanilla ice cream!
Hazelnut Apricot Tart
The sweetness of apricots is balanced with the luxurious crunch of hazelnuts in this decadent tart with a fresh and zesty filling.
Raspberry Vanilla Tartlets
Homemade vanilla pudding makes all the difference in these tiny berry-topped treats. If you can’t find raspberries, try topping with other berry varieties.
Saskatoon Berry Pie
Bring a slice of Prairie flavour to your table with a freshly baked pie full of sweet, nutty Saskatoon berry filling.You can’t get more authentic than this recipe, which comes straight from Saskatoon itself.
Frozen Key Lime Pie
A bright and beautiful after-dinner treat, this citrus pie starts with a graham cracker crust, filled with a key lime mixture and topped with thick whipped cream and wedges of lime.
Key Lime Meringue Pie
The Italian meringue topping on this key lime pie resembles the snowy peaks of the world’s most delicious mountain.
These mini sugar cookie cups, filled with raspberry jam and syrupy dark cherries, look fancy but are a cinch to make. Make the cookie dough in advance, so you can bake them with ease (read: less than 30 minutes) for your next potluck.
Mini Berry Tarts
These super sweet, bite-size treats are filled with a smooth pastry cream and topped with fresh berries and almonds.
Berry Tarts with Honey Biscuits
This dessert has all the elements of high tea delights: a honey biscuit, cream and fruit all packed into one sumptuous tart!
Cherry Cheesecake Pizza Pie
A combination of fruity cherry pie and creamy, decadent cheesecake, this dessert pizza is the ultimate treat after a satisfying summer meal.
Many Canadians may not realize that our neighbours to the south are not so familiar with butter tarts — that quintessential Canadian dessert that originated with pioneers in the prairies, in which butter, sugar, syrup and egg fill a flaky pastry shell. Ask around and you’ll discover many bakers use their own tried-and-true recipes, but you can’t go wrong with this classic from Anna Olson, which stars maple syrup along with toasted pecan pieces for added crunch.
Blackberry Meringue Tarts
Beautifully decorated with meringue peaks, a thin layer of melted white chocolate is brushed on the bottom of the pastry shells so that the gooey fruit filling doesn’t seep through.
Peach Cream Tart
This fruity treat makes for an impressively light and flavourful dessert.
Individual Key Lime Pies
If you’re short on time but don’t want to skip dessert, these easy to make individual key lime pies will satisfy your sweet craving. Opt for store-bought lime curd, or whip some up from scratch.
You can whip up this 6-ingredient plum tart with a quick crumble crust in a flash, and let it bake while enjoying dinner al fresco. Afterwards, you’re all set to indulge in the warm, freshly baked treat.
Dark Chocolate and Cherry Cheesecake Galette
Summer’s best stone fruit flaunts its dark and decadent side in this tart cheesecake and galette hybrid.
Rosemary Blue Cheese and Fig Tart with Hazelnut Pepper Brittle
When fresh figs are in season, don’t miss out on making this show-stopper that walks the line between cheese course and dessert. This is definitely a recipe for sophisticated palates and those who prefer a less sweet finale to a meal.
Sugar cookie cups make a delightful treat on their own, but filled with tangy cream cheese and your favourite fruits turn them into a delightful dessert.
Muffin Tin Strawberry Pies
Store-bought pastry helps you deliver tasty little desserts in a flash. This recipe is perfect for strawberry season, when those last few, fresh-picked fruits are on the brink of going bad.
Raspberry Cream Pie
A chocolate sandwich cookie crust filled with raspberries, yogurt and cream. Pies don’t get much easier or more delicious than this.
Anna’s handheld version of a rustic Italian dessert made with fresh summer berries has a beautiful woven pastry top so you can see the delicious fruit filling. For an extra dash of pizzazz, dust with icing sugar before serving.
Mixed Fruit Tart
Homemade tart crust is filled with a sweet cream cheese mixture and topped with the season’s finest fresh fruit, like strawberries, blackberries and raspberries.
Pavlova Fruit Tart
Gluten-free meringue forms the crust for this light and airy tart. Top it with an assortment of blueberries, raspberries, grapes and strawberries tossed in a sweet raspberry sauce, and finish with freshly whipped cream.
Plum Slab Pie
Valerie’s slab pie uses sweet red plums in homemade pastry, finished with a dainty lattice top. It’s an easy to serve dessert that can feed a large group of people.
In this Parisian-inspired dessert, Ina Garten fills individual tart shells with a combination of ruby red strawberries and handmade pastry cream. The best part is that you can make the tart shells ahead of time and dress them before serving.
Mini phyllo pastry shells are filled with a calcium-rich ricotta mixture, then topped with blueberries and nuts tossed in apricot jam. They’re healthy, and they’ll satisfy your sweet cravings.
Raspberry Lemon Tart
Throw a summer spin on this classic French Tarte au Citron from Anna Olson with raspberries. Try a mix of golden, red and black raspberries for an eye-catching seasonal topper.
Cherry season is here, and this sweet, custardy tart is the best way to enjoy every last one of those plump, juicy fruits (arguably even better than eating them straight out of the bag).
Rhubarb Cream Tart
This delicate pink tart poaches the rhubarb in the oven to preserve its vibrant crimson hue.