35 Delicious Dragon Fruit Recipes


Pitaya? Dragon Fruit? It doesn’t matter what you call it. It’s simply delicious. Enjoy these 35 dragon fruit recipes…

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1. Dragon Fruit Ice Cream

The inside is delicious, it cools you off, and it is sure to make your taste buds go wild. Make. This. Now.

From: CivilizedCavemanCooking

2. Dragonfruit Lime Sparkling Parfaits

Dragonfruit Lime Sparkling Parfait! This healthy parfait refreshes your morning with a frosty citrus taste, and loads of nutrients. Dragonfruit, or pitaya, is rich in vitamin C, B1, B2 and B3, and minerals such as iron, calcium, and phosphorus.

From: GreenSmoothieGourmet

3. Dragon Fruit Chia Pudding Smoothie

Vibrant pink dragon fruit smoothie topped on creamy chia pudding! It is a high fiber energizing superfood and the perfect way to start your day, enjoy as a snack or eat after a workout to refuel your body!

From: DelightfulMomFood

4. Mango Pitaya Ombre Crunchsicles

Love popsicles in the summertime? These fun and easy popsicles are perfect for hot summer days. With only two ingredients, these come together in no-time and are a healthy sugar-free alternative for your kids.

From: WildBlend

5. Vegan Dairy-Free Pink Dragon Fruit Milk

It’s no secret that I am huge a fan of the pink dragonfruit (also known as pitaya). Apart from the fact that the pink fruit turns every boring smoothie, cake or dessert into a pink color explosion, you should know that dragonfruit is super healthy too! It is rich in vitamin C, B1, B2 and B3, and minerals such as iron, calcium, and phosphorus! Plus it contains a lot of fiber too.

From: WhenSweetBecomesHealthy

6. Creamy Dragon Fruit Smoothie

Sometimes your food just needs to be extra. Like, you don’t just want it to taste good. You also want it to look beautiful. Those two needs are happily met in this SUPER creamy Dragon Fruit Smoothie Bowl that’s ready in 5 minutes with just 5 wholesome ingredients.

From: MinimalistBaker

7. Vegan Dairy-Free Pink Dragon Fruit Popsicles

Hand-brushed Dragonfruit Popsicles with Chocolate Core anyone? Yes, you heard right, a dark chocolate core encased in creamy cashew ice cream. I know what you are thinking: these won’t last long. And they shouldn’t. Cause they are an amazingly satisfying and perfectly wholesome summer treat which cools you down while nourishing your body.

From: WhenSweetBecomesHealthy

8. Dragon Fruit Popsicles

Dragon Fruit Popsicles are a healthy, fast and delicious summer treat!  These brilliant pink popsicles are full of anti-oxidants, vitamin C and good fat for fueling brain cells!   Getting your kiddos to snack on these tropical superfood pops will be a cinch!

From: NurtureMyGut

9. Dragon Fruit Protein Wafers

These are not candy, and they are not pastel, but in fact packed with protein and citrus-y fruit! I used dragon fruit and lemon juice today and the result is a refreshing bite that melts in your mouth.

From: GreenSmoothieGourmet

10. Power Protein Pitaya Smoothie

Pitaya, or dragon fruit, is a delicious and exotic choice of fresh, juicy fruit. And because it comes frozen, you can enjoy it anytime of the year! Blend it with coconut water or juice and some frozen berries, and you have an irresistible snack.

From: FurtherFood

11. Bubblegum “Ice Cream”

A recipe for a raw, vegan Dragon Fruit Sorbet. This particular blend of ingredients results in a delicious bubble gum ice cream flavor!

From: SunkissedKitchen

12. Kiwi Dragon Fruit Green Smoothie Bowl

This Kiwi Dragonfruit Green Smoothie Bowl is a delicious tropical green smoothie served in a bowl with fruit topping.

From: SmileSandwich

13. Pink Dragon Fruit & Blueberry Smoothie

Pink dragonfruit – also known as pitaya – is my LOVE. I order it in embarrassing amounts from pitaya plus. I get the cubes and smoothie packets. Both are excellent! That’s the base for this smoothie. It’s sweet but sort of tart? Also, good news for you banana haters because this smoothie is banana-free! WAHOO.

From: HowSweetEats

14. Dragon Fruit Cream Sandwich Cookies

Sugar cookies are special, a little dessert that can be held in your hand. And this is not just a cookie, it is a cream-filled sandwich cookies. Double fun. And double fun as well because the cream that stuffs this cookie is only 2 ingredients and so healthy.

From: GreenSmoothieGourmet

15. Vegan Gluten-Free Pink Dragon Fruit Cheesecake

I am just so in love with these dreamy pink summer bars! When I start working on a recipe I usually end up with something completely different but with this one it turned out exactly like I envisioned it. This Dreamy Dragonfruit Cheesecake is such a stunner, so perfect for garden parties or picnics. I am also thinking it would look really cute for a wedding! It is a summery light berry cashew cheesecake using beautiful dragonfruit powder by just blends which is my favorite pink coloring agent for raw desserts.

From: WhenSweetBecomesHealthy

16. Pitaya Dragon Fruit Cheesecake

Dragon fruit also known as pitaya is full of antioxidant and best eaten chilled. The fuchsia thin rind envelopes the large mass of lightly fragranced sweet white, red or pinkish pulp and small edible black seeds. Taste the unique blend of dragon fruit with cheese with the accompanying recipe.

From: BurpFood

17. Dragon Fruit Tartlets

Dragon fruits are flamboyant with their shocking pink skins and their even more shocking purple-pink insides. However, they are, in flavor, not such the drama queen that they appear to be (its more elegant twin is white inside).

From: CherryOnACake

18. Strawberry Dragon Fruit Chia Pudding

This strawberry dragonfruit chia pudding can be enjoyed for a healthy breakfast snack or dessert. It’s a simple recipe that is loaded with fresh fruity flavor!

From: ChoosingChia

19. Dragon Fruit Citrus Smoothie

This fresh fruity smoothie is great at boosting immunity, controlling moods and hunger, and is also kid-friendly given that color! This recipe also includes a fast easy way to make faux homemade plant yogurt, read on!

From: GreenSmoothieGourmet

20. Dragon Fruit Lemon Cheesecake

Dragon Fruit Lemon Cheesecake… who comes up with this stuff? Diana does, and we couldn’t be happier that she did. We’ve attempted other cheesecake recipes before, but none came out like this. Think of a delicious crust base with a lite citrus cream filling, and a touch of granola crunch… heaven! Ah. Don’t forget about the fresh kiwi’s on top:) This is a must try recipe you’ll love, so please comment your thoughts below.

From: PitayaPlus

21. Dragon Fruit Lemonade

This electric pink lemonade is most definitely an unforgettable summer drink.

From: JulieMorris

22. Pink Dragon Fruit Citrus Syrup

Dragonfruit, or pitaya, is so healthy! I made it into a fruit-sweetened syrup to add to water or pour on pancakes or flavor smoothies. Dragonfruit is rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, B vitamins, and protein. Pair it with lime and a bit of orange juice for a fruity flavorful syrup.

From: GreenSmoothieGourmet

23. Dark Chocolate Dragon Fruit Coconut Treats

Dark Chocolate Dragon Fruit Coconut Treats – a light sweet and bright pink treat that is quick and easy to make with just a few ingredients.

From: Spabettie

24. Dragon Fruit Smoothie

Creamy dragon fruit smoothie made with coconut milk, banana, mango, chia seeds, and a dragon fruit smoothie pack. Find out how to make this thick and cold dragon fruit smoothie as a bowl or a drinkable smoothie.

From: YummyMummyKitchen

25. Dragon Fruit Sorbet

Maintaining after weight loss is very much an ongoing challenge. I still have those same desires for decadent desserts and other fat snacks. It’s especially difficult when summer rolls around and there are parties with barbecues, cocktails, and lots of ice cream to consume. I made homemade dragon fruit sorbet to help curb those desires.

From: ThriftanistaInTheCity

26. Dragon Fruit Macarons

The macaron is such a lovely, delicate treat, but making it does take a bit of practice. Luckily, there are very few ingredients involved and the recipe yields a few dozen cookies so lots of opportunities for improvement!.

From: Builicious

27. Pitaya Pink Lemonade

Clearly, I’m a huge fan of this fruit. But then I realized…I want to try something different with it! It’d be a perfect ingredient for a bright, summery, and refreshing drink! I finally got around to making that drink and am so excited to share it with you all…Pink Pitaya Lemonade!

From: SimplyJAndC

28. Dragon Fruit & Avocado Salsa

Sweeter salsas are a nice way to cool off on a summer day because they’re light, fresh and healthy. No added salt is a huge bonus, plus if you’re eating them with tortillas/tacos/crackers, you won’t need the salt anyways.

From: TheVegetarianGinger

29. Dragon Fruit Jam

A beautiful looking and easy jam made from red dragon fruit or pitaya fruit. Dragon fruits have either white flesh or pink/deep magenta-colored flesh, with tiny edible black seeds similar to that of kiwi fruit. The jam that gets ready with this gorgeous fruit has a different texture from other fruit jams. It has a jelly-like texture and its seeds give an extra crunch.

From: VegetarianTastebuds

30. Chocolate Cupcakes with Dragon Fruit Buttercream

Last week they had local organic dragon fruit, so I picked a few up to make something delicious! I was actually going to make a salad, but my sweet tooth, having a mind of its own, convinced me I needed a chocolate cupcake with dragon fruit buttercream… I know, crazy!  I made my mother-in-law’s amazing chocolate cupcake recipe and then altered my favorite buttercream recipe using dragon fruit and my goodness were they yummy!!

From: SugarAndCharm

31. Dragon Fruit Banana Sherbet

For more than three years, I have been on the hunt for Dragon Fruit. Not a joke – I saw it on Tastespotting back in 2008, and thought it was the most beautiful fruit I had ever laid eyes on.  The described flavor of strawberry and kiwi?  Only made matters worse…

From: DoughMesstic

32. Dragon Fruit Smoothie Bowls

These Dragon Fruit Smoothie Bowls are a perfect breakfast, snack or dessert. The Pitaya Bowl craze is popular in juice shops for a reason – pitaya (dragon fruit) is full of antioxidants, and is a low calorie, nutrient dense fruit. A pitaya bowl is a great vegan or paleo breakfast option.

From: SunkissedKitchen

33. Vegan Dragon Fruit Cheesecake

Do you like cheesecakes? I love them since they are so creamy and delicious. This raw vegan cheesecake recipe is dairy free, egg free, refined sugar-free, gluten-free, plant-based, fruity, light, and would be a great treat for the summer. It doesn’t contain any cholesterol like non-vegan cheesecakes and it requires no baking. Big bonus in my opinion.

From: ElaVegan

34. Vegan Dragon Fruit Cheesecake Bars

These vegan dragon fruit cheesecake bars are a perfect healthier option for dessert. They’re completely raw and made with wholesome nutritious ingredients.

From: ChoosingChia

35. Dragon Fruit Smoothie

Dragon Fruit has always caught my eye in a grocery store. Its beautiful, vibrant color has always seemed to clash with its spiked, leathery skin. When I looked at it I had no idea how it tasted but finally took the leap and bought some last week after researching its uses.

From: SoberJulie

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