5 kitchen items you need for perfect summer desserts

Our Spring/Summer Food Awards is your guide to the best products on the market. Bloggers from our Lifestyle Collective test and review top kitchen items for the season -- and we give you the lowdown on their favorites! See the winning products here!

From fruit-filled pies to ice cream cones and popsicles, yummy desserts are warm weather staples! Try whipping up your traditional treats or test out a new recipe this summer with these 5 must-have dessert items. And don't forget to check out the rest of the Food Awards products right here.

Never struggle scooping ice cream again thanks to this clever scoop that uses your body heat to soften the ice cream!
Whip up daiquiris, pina coladas and other frozen drinks quickly with this easy-to-use slushie maker.
Who doesn't like a big slice of pie? Your seasonal fruit pies will look gorgeous in this quality piece of serve wear!
If you are notorious for making big batches of cookie dough, this is your new favorite item! Freeze the perfect size pieces of dough in this handy tray. 
Popsicles are a warm weather must-have and these pop molds will keep things simple and delicious. 

Check out the Food Awards Page over the next few weeks for the rest of our product reviews and special features!

While our judges have revealed their favorite dessert products, we want to know which one is your must-have in the poll below! Don't see your favorite? Let us know the dessert item that you can't live without in the comments below!

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