Red, white and blue and stars and stripes! Who would have thought you could add them to so many foods?! These desserts are amazing!
If there is ever an appropriate time to be a bit over the top with your food presentation, the Fourth of July is it. Be it a firework fruit kabob or red, white and blue mini pie that looks too All-American to be accurate, repping the color of our flag is the way to go.
From cherry stuffed oreo truffles to an American flag inside of a cake, there are tons of ideas to get you inspired for a little celebration!
Good food and awesome Fourth of July desserts are always part of our family’s festivities, and today I’m sharing with you delicious and easy recipes for this special occasion. These red, white, and blue recipes for the Fourth of July that will show your patriotism.
Here’s 16 Red, White And Blue Desserts that are beyond genius!
Let’s Make So Patriotic Sweets!
1. Red, White & Blue Rosette Cake
Found from XO, Katie Rosario
Make this 4th of July festive with this fun Red, White & Blue Rosette Cake! This red, white and blue rosette cake is a simple vanilla cake made with creamy buttercream. The cake layers are individually colored and flavored for a perfect 4th of July surprise. This red, white and blue cake is excellent for beginner bakers. Get the recipe at XO, Katie Rosario
2. Berries & Cream Champagne Cake
Found from XO, Katie Rosario
Summer berries and fresh homemade whipped cream never looked so good. This Berries & Cream cake is made from a sweet champagne cake with fresh stabilized whipped cream, juicy summer berries and a hint of mint. You seriously can’t go wrong with fresh strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries for a summertime dessert. Get the recipe at XO, Katie Rosario
3. Red, White & Blue Mini Pies
Found from XO, Katie Rosario
These mini pies make for a perfect 4th of July dessert. The crust is super easy made in the food processor (or you can easily use a store-bought crust). The “red” filling is a classic summer flavor, sour cherry that is baked into the mini crusts. It’s finished with swiss meringue and a blueberry. They are so good you are going to want them all! Get the recipe at XO, Katie Rosario
4. Stars & Stripes Rice Krispie Treats
Found from Life Love and Sugar
If you are looking for a quick and easy dessert, these chocolate dipped Rice Krispies are perfect for you. Get some red, white and blue candy melts melt them down and dip the rice Krispies squares into the chocolate. Add sprinkles and lollipop sticks to make it easy to eat them!
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5. 4th of July Flag Cake
Found from Glorious Treats
This is a simple vanilla cake that anyone can make, but it has a beautiful surprise inside. Capture the American flag inside of a delicious cake!
6. Firework Fruit Kabobs
Found from The Baby Bump Diaries
These firework fruit kabobs will be a big hit at your 4th of July party. Make these festive kabobs with watermelon and blueberries!
7. Lemon Blueberry Bars
Found from In Honor of Design
These lemon and blueberry bars make for a delicious dessert. Start with a buttery crust and creamy filling topped with lemon zest and fresh blueberries. I’m telling you now your home will smell fantastic!
8. Patriotic Cherry Stuffed Oreo Truffles
Found from Lady and the Blog
This dessert is a NO-Bake treat that anyone can make! Oreo truffles are a vibrant and decadent treat stuffed with a tangy cherry.
9. Red, White and Blue Frozen Bananas
Found from Two Sisters Crafting
If you have Frozen Bananas’ lovers in your family, you no longer have to indulge their passions only at amusement parks and county fairs. Make them a batch of our Red White and Blue Frozen Bananas and let the compliments roll in!
10. BBQ Cupcakes
Found from Life Love Liz
Here’s an adorable BBQ cupcake with “grilled” hot dogs that are fun and whimsical which is perfect for an outdoor summer BBQ. It is the ideal dessert for an over-achiever!
11. Brownie & Fruit Kabobs
Found from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe
Brownies are heavenly; marshmallows are sweet and juicy fresh fruit work well together in this summer kabob. Drizzle with chocolate sauce for the best Fourth of July dessert.
12. Fireworks S’mores
Found from Live Laugh Rowe
You can’t talk about summer desserts without talking s’mores. These s’mores are made with regular marshmallows and marshmallow fluff. Instead of chocolate on the inside, I love that the chocolate is drizzled on top! Add some red, white and blue sprinkles for the finished Fourth of July look!
13. Patriotic Popcorn
Found from Jamonkey
Elevate some microwavable popcorn by adding some patriotic chocolate and sprinkles. This treat is the perfect sweet and salty combination. Quickly make a large batch of this delicious popcorn because there won’t be any leftovers!
14. Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes
Found from Our Family of Seven
Although these look like a tasty ice cream cone, these cones hold something amazing inside. Bake a cupcake directly into the ice cream cone. Once cooled pipe vanilla buttercream on top and decorated like an ice cream cone! The ice cream cone makes it easy to hold and enjoy!
15. Boozed Cherry Bombs
Found from Frosting and a Smile
Here’s a treat that made for all the adults attending your party! Soak the cherries overnight in your favorite booze, then dip into white chocolate and sprinkles. These will undoubtedly get you buzzed in no time!
16. No Bake Strawberry Blueberry Trifle
Found from Natasha’s Kitchen
If you’re in a time crunch, here is the perfect NO-Bake dessert. The sweet and tartness of the fruit, melt-in-your-mouth soft angel food cake, and lightly sweetened cream come together so well. Layer everything into a large trifle dish that looks amazing!
These 4th of July Desserts are so creative! I would never have thought there were so many possibilities, but there are, and they’re all awesome!
Happy 4th of July!