Celebrate America's birthday with these patriotic sweets!


Strawberry Tres Leches Cake

strawberry tres leches cake
Credit: Photography by Andrew Purcell

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.

Berries and Cream Cheesecake

Berries and Cream Cheesecake

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

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.

Cherry Shortcakes

Cherry Shortcakes
Credit: Yunhee Kim

Swap out strawberries for sweet cherries when making these yummy 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.

Red, White & Blue Fruit Pizza

fresh fruit tart
Credit: Photography by Christopher Testani

Looking for an easy-to-make, easy-to-love dessert? Here's one that looks and tastes just like summer.

Tiny Raspberry Tarts

Tiny Raspberry Tarts

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

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.

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.

One-Bite Chocolate-Raspberry Cakes

one bite chocolate raspberry cakes
Credit: Photography by Kate Mathis

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

Berry Tiramisu

Berry Tiramisu

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

Raspberry Summer Pudding

raspberry summer pudding

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

Chocolate, Nut & Fruit Treats

Jacques Pépin's Chocolate, Nut & Fruit Treats
Credit: Photography by Lucy Schaeffer

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
Credit: Photography by Johnny Miller

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

Yogurt Panna Cotta with Pomegranate Honey

Yogurt Panna Cotta with Pomegranate Honey
Credit: Photography by Kate Mathis

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.

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.

Blueberry & Yogurt Parfaits

blueberry yogurt parfaits

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

PB & Berry Pie

PB & Berry Pie

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

Berry & Thyme Cobbler

Berry & Thyme Cobbler
Credit: Christina Holmes

The secret ingredient to this scrumptious cobbler? Thyme!

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.

Berries & Cream Cones

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

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