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.

Red, white and blue wafer paper cookies!

Celebrate America’s birthday with a stunning batch of sugar cookies complete with patriotic wafer paper designs. If you haven’t tried wafer paper – don’t worry – it is easy to use and you get great results. View our complete how-to guide for these mini wafer paper cookies. You can also try using edible glitter to give the cookies a little bit more shine.

Also try our project of the week – featuring patriotic cupcakes with our red pisa muffin cups and Lucks’s brand royal icing star decorations. Simple. Delicious. Classic. A mini cupcake is the birthday finger food for a 4th of July party or BBQ.

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