4th of July Dessert Ideas

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Red, White & Blue Swirled Cupcakes

One coupler that allows you to pipe three colors at once is perfect for topping simple cupcakes with red, white and blue swirls. Buy Now

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Dipped Ice Cream Cones

This no-bake idea is an easy way to make a classic cool summer treat even more special. They might scream for ice cream, but they’ll definitely squeal for sprinkles.

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Summer Berry Mini Trifles

Layers of angel food cake, whipped icing and sweet-tart seasonal blueberries and raspberries combine for a single-serving version of this classic summer sweet.

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Layered Flag Cake

The stars and stripes come through with flying colors on this easy-to-make 5-layer patriotic cake!

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Patriotic Cupcakes with Tip 100

The perfect project to take on with young helpers, these 8 cupcakes are all decorated in the same 3 colors and use only one kind of tip. That’s the kind of summer math we’re okay with.

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4th of July Fluted Tube Cake

Elevate a simple bundt cake by tinting the batter and adding a sweet tricolor candy drizzle. Sprinkle nonpareils and jimmies on top or use fresh blue and red fruit.

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Firecracker Red, White and Blue Popcorn

Who doesn’t love salty and sweet? Mini marshmallows, colored candy drizzles and plain popcorn combine for a flavor profile that’s better than fireworks.

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Inspired Independence Cake

Celebrate America’s birthday with a cake that uses red, white and blue shells to mimic the shape of fireworks bursting in air.

Recipes, tutorials and images thanks to Wilton.com.