Red, White & Blue Desserts

With the Fourth of July holiday almost upon us, I thought we’d have a little red, white and blue fun today. We’re taking a look at some of my favorite patriotic desserts from the blog and around the web.  Each one of these recipes is perfectly suited for Independence Day and is just begging for you to give-it-a-go this week.  So as you line your fence with stars and stripes, prepping for some good old fashioned flag waving and firework gazing, make sure your plans include one of these delicious recipes!  Here’s eight Red, White and Blue Desserts you can make at home…8 Red, White & Blue Desserts you can make for July 4th | on

American Flag Pie | by The Winthrop Chronicles on

1.  One simple step keeps the stars and the stripes perfectly aligned in this American Flag Pie by Sarah of The Winthrop Chronicles.  Learn how to make it here.

Birthday Cake Ice Cream | by Mississippi Kitchen on

2.  Celebrate America’s birthday with a big bowl of cake and ice cream.  Chill out with this Patriotic Birthday Cake Ice Cream by Lorie Roach of Mississippi Kitchen.  Learn how to make it here.

Birthday Pie Cake | by FoodieCrush on

3.  Is it pie?  Is it cake?  Bake up this Birthday Cake Pie by Heidi Larsen of FoodieCrush and enjoy the best of both worlds.  Learn how to make it here.

Patriotic Pinwheel Cupcakes | by Carrie Sellman for

4.  Give your cupcakes a patriotic spin with these Pinwheel Cupcake Toppers by Carrie Sellman for The Cake Blog.  Learn how to make them here.

Red, White & Blue Cake | by Created by Diane on

5.  Cue the fireworks because this Patriotic Cake by Diane Schmidt of Created by Diane is a real fire cracker!  Learn how to make it here.

Red, White & Blue Pinwheel Cookies | by Just A Taste on

6.  Red, white and blue cookie dough is rolled and sliced into these festive Pinwheel Cookies by Kelly Senyei of Just A Taste.  Learn how to make them here.

Flag Surprise Inside Cake | by Glorious Treats on

7.   Let old glory wave both inside and out with this surprise-inside Flag Cake by Glory Albin of Glorious Treats.  Learn how to make it here.

Patriotic Cheesecake Shots for July 4th | by Carrie Sellman for

8.  Keep it quick and simple with these Stars & Stripes Cheesecake Shots by Carrie Sellman for The Cake Blog.  Learn how to make them here.

So what’s in store for your Fourth of July weekend?  Our big weekend plans include a mega road trip to visit my sisters and their families.  There’s sure to be something delicious on the grill and some fireworks in the sky.  I’ve debated taking a cake along for the ride but 10 hours in the car is sure to reek havoc on anything buttercream related.  Perhaps some of those adorable pinwheel cookies will be our travel companion….

Wishing you a safe and happy Independence Day!  I’d love to hear what you’re up to this weekend!

Carrie Sellman , Founder & Editor

Carrie Sellman is the Founder & Editor of The Cake Blog. Her work has been published in BRIDES Magazine, Country Living Magazine and featured online at People, Today, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Redbook, Real Simple, TLC, The Cooking Channel and more.


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    Always LOVE seeing the cake and baking ideas for 4th July! How yummy do those Cheesecake shots look? I will definitely be making them :)

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