Keep It Cool with Summer Pudding

The dilemma: Summer berries are at their peak, but it's way too hot to bake shortcakes or cobbler. The Chowhound solution: Embrace summer pudding, a molded and chilled British dish that marries sugared berries with bread or cake to yield an intensely fruity dessert without heating the oven.

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