Every Fourth of July celebration consists of these things: grilled food, fireworks, and dessert.
There's nothing better than some red, white, and blue-themed dessert to top off a filing Fourth of July barbecue!
Since quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic may have put a damper on your plans, you might find yourself with more time to prepare some festive dishes.
If that’s the case, we found 6 great dessert options for you to whip up at home.
While some patriotic goodies are healthier than others, the one thing they all have in common is that they're delicious.
Check out our favorite Fourth of July dessert recipes below:
Flag Rice Krispies
Rice Krispies are great on their own, but they’re even better dressed up in patriotic colors. To make it easier, you can even buy pre-made Rice Krispies and use candy melts and sprinkles for dipping.
Find the recipe and Love Life and Sugar
If you’re looking for a healthy dessert alternative, the red, white, and blue parfaits are a frosty and nutritious treat. They look so good, you don't even realize they've got zucchini and cauliflower in the ingredients.
See the recipe at Green Smoothie Gourmet
American Flag Cake
An edible American flag is easy to make with this classic and straightforward recipe that’s sure to wow your guests. The best part is you can use fresh blueberries for the stars along with strawberries and raspberries for the stripes.
Find the recipe at RoseBakes
The 4th Cupcakes
There cupcakes will sparkle up your BBQ! It's mesmerizing to see the colors layered on top of each other in this cupcake recipe. Add a sparkler candle for the “firework” effect.
Full recipe at It’s Always Autumn
Patriotic Marshmallow Popcorn Cake
Buttered popcorn just got the upgrade from movie snack to 4th of July dessert. All you need to know is that the snack is coated in melted marshmallows and chocolate pieces.
Get the recipe at Recipe Girl