Desserts for the 4th of July - Rachael Ray Every Day

Red, White & Blue Desserts for the 4th of July

Celebrate America's birthday with these patriotic sweets!
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Strawberry Tres Leches Cake

strawberry tres leches cake

Serve this cake on blue plates for patriotic perfection.

Try Grant Melton's Strawberry Tres Leches Cake

Berry Soft Serve

berry soft serve

Cool, refreshing, and SO easy! This recipe only takes around five minutes to make.

Try our Berry Soft Serve

Berries and Cream Cheesecake

Berries and Cream Cheesecake

This decadent dessert is irresistible. Once you start, you won't be able to stop...

Try our Berries and Cream Cheesecake

Strawberry Cheesecake Snacks

Strawberry Cheesecake Snacks

For a lighter (and even easier!) take on berry cheesecake, try these strawberry cheesecake bites. They're simple to make and great for passing around at a party.

Try our Strawberry Cheesecake Snacks

Cherry Shortcakes

Cherry Shortcakes

Swap out strawberries for sweet cherries when making these yummy shortcakes.

Try our Cherry Shortcakes

White Chocolate and Raspberry S'mores

White Chocolate and Raspberry S'mores

Americanize your favorite summer treat by adding raspberries and white chocolate to your regular 'mallows and grahams.

Try our White Chocolate and Raspberry S'mores

Tiny Raspberry Tarts

Tiny Raspberry Tarts

How cute are these little star tarts filled with raspberry goodness?!

Try our Tiny Raspberry Tarts

Blueberry Angel Cakes with Bourbon Whipped Cream

blueberry angel cakes with bourbon whipped cream

Airy angel food cake deserves flavorful sidekicks. Top it with a homemade blueberry mixture, bourbon whipped cream and almond slices.

Try our Blueberry Angel Cakes with Bourbon Whipped Cream

Balsamic Berries

balsamic berries

Strawberries and white balsamic vinegar? Who knew! This unexpected ingredient heightens the taste of berries to make them even more delicious.

Try our Balsamic Berries

One-Bite Chocolate-Raspberry Cakes

one bite chocolate raspberry cakes

Pop one of these mini cakes into your mouth for a little bite of heaven.

Try our One-Bite Chocolate-Raspberry Cakes

Berry Tiramisu

Berry Tiramisu

Opt for a different kind of berry dessert for the Fourth. Try a tiramisu!

Try our Berry Tiramisu

Raspberry Summer Pudding

raspberry summer pudding

This five-ingredient dessert is so easy and perfect for a dinner party.

Try our Raspberry Summer Pudding

Chocolate, Nut & Fruit Treats

Jacques Pépin's Chocolate, Nut & Fruit Treats

Try using white chocolate for some and dark or milk for others, and then top with combos of raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and almonds or macadamia nuts.

Try Jacques Pépin's Chocolate, Nut & Fruit Treats

Blueberry Pavlova

blueberry pavlova

This beautiful dessert is great for a big crowd, and is nice and light for the summer heat.

Try our Blueberry Pavlova

Yogurt Panna Cotta with Pomegranate Honey

Yogurt Panna Cotta with Pomegranate Honey

This recipe takes a quick 25 minutes, but make sure to make it the day before you plan on serving because of the chill time.

Try our Yogurt Panna Cotta with Pomegranate Honey

Balsamic-Berry Shortcakes

Balsamic-Berry Shortcakes

What's better than balsamic berries on their own? Balsamic berries with shortcake! For a fuller dessert, make a shortcake to eat with these sweet 'n savory berries.

Try our Balsamic-Berry Shortcakes

Blueberry & Yogurt Parfaits

blueberry yogurt parfaits

To make this simple breakfast-dessert a little more patriotic, add a few raspberries and strawberries!

Try our Blueberry & Yogurt Parfaits

PB & Berry Pie

PB & Berry Pie

For that PB lover in your life...this pie is to die for.

Try our PB & Berry Pie

Berry & Thyme Cobbler

Berry & Thyme Cobbler

The secret ingredient to this scrumptious cobbler? Thyme!

Try our Blueberry & Thyme Cobbler

Merry Berry Trifle

merry berry trifle

Don't let the name fool you! This dessert is not only for Christmas time. It makes a delicious light summer treat, especially because it's served cold.

Try our Merry Berry Trifle

Berries & Cream Cones

Berries & Cream Cones

These cones have a surprising secret...they're lined with chocolate!

Try our Berries & Cream Cones

More Fourth of July Fun:

DIY Foodie Flag Arrangements

Rachael's Fave Outdoor Patriotic Finds

4th of July Menus and Party Plans