Summer time in Australia is about getting together with friends and family to celebrate everything that is good down under. Delicious weather and delicious food is top of that pile!

Here in the Southern Hemisphere, we celebrate Christmas right bang in the middle of summer, swapping out hot roasts for cold ham and prawns, and heavy puddings for light, fruity heavenly treats.

Save room for dessert, because we’ve gathered 10 incredible recipes from New Idea Food that make for the perfect after-dinner treat at your holiday gatherings this Christmas.

10 sweet summer desserts perfect for an Aussie Christmas