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Must make spring desserts

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Spring has either arrived or is on its way for most regions of the US. With warmer weather, comes more activities. What does every event and party need? Dessert! Take a look at this list of spring inspired baked goods. You may find the perfect dessert for your weekend outing or family event.

Need some spring flavor ideas? When seasons change, what’s popular flavor-wise can also change. Flavors you can expect to find in spring desserts include: lemon, strawberry, carrot, coconut, raspberry and anything light and refreshing in flavor.

If you are looking to pick up some spring inspired desserts in the Madison area, check out the following locations:

Batch Bakehouse, located 1402 Williamson St., in Madison WI, has a variety of pastries that change daily and seasonally. Some “springy” flavors to keep an eye out for include lemon pound cake, raspberry oat bars, and lemon blueberry muffins.
Heritage Bakery & Café, located at 4674 Cottage Grove Rd, in Madison WI, has treats like lemon cream muffins, lemon bars, raspberry bars, and almond joy bars!

Strawberries
Strawberries Fried Dough/Flickr

Strawberries

Strawberry Pie
Fresh fruit pies are perfect for spring!  Pies are great, but can be time consuming and challenging, but this strawberry pie is easy and tasty.

Coconut cake
Coconut cake Southern Foodway Alliance/Flickr

Coconut cake

Coconut cake

Coconut is a popular Easter treat, but why save it for Easter?  Make this coconut cake all spring long and enjoy its great flavors!

Key lime pie
Key lime pie ralph and jenny/Flickr

Key lime pie

Key lime pie

Everyone thinks of lemon during the spring, but don’t forget about the other citrus fruit.  Key lime pie is the perfect pie to cheer up a rainy spring day.

Lemon cookies
Lemon cookies missycorley/Flickr

Lemon cookies

Lemon cookies

If you a cookie fan, you’ll love these lemon glazed cookies.  They are quick, easy and refreshing cookies are a go-to spring dessert.

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