Patriotic desserts for the Fourth of July
If you’re still trying to figure out which desserts to pair with your 4th of July barbecue, go no further. Tap into your national pride and serve up some of these red, white and blue recipes that are sure to delight family and friends.
1Stained Glass Jello StarsiStock
Try this pretty, kid-pleaser from Michelle Norris, the BrownEyedBaker. The best part about it? The colors can be modified for other occasions.
2Watermelon SangriaJim Cottingham
Add a little red to your table with sangria infused with watermelon. Made it ahead of time and in large batches, so you can sit back and enjoy the party.
3Red, White and Blueberry Shortcakes
You don’t need to spent a ton of time in the kitchen. Try this fast and easy shortcut using Pillsbury buttermilk biscuits to add a patriotic twist to a traditional strawberry shortcake recipe.
4Red, White and Blueberry TrifleiStock
Turn a few store-bought ingredients into a fast and elegant dessert. Try angle food cake instead of pound cake for a light version.
5Red, White and Blueberry Lemonade Pops
Cut the summer heat with some colorful ice pops. These are so simple to make, you can get your kids to help.