10 Fourth of July Desserts: A Star-Spangled Salute

June 14, 2011

These celebratory desserts are just yearning to be eaten at your Fourth of July celebration.

Texas SheetcakeRustic Apple PieFlower Pot CakesBlack Bottom PieBlueberry Pie with Walnut CrustStrawberry Rhubarb PieTennessee Whiskey CakeBlackberry CakePeach Shortcake
A true American original and perennially favorite crowd pleaser, our version of Texas Sheet Cake substitutes a buttery caramel pecan cooked icing for the chocolate-pecan frosting classically called for.
Desserts don't get any more American than apple pie. Our double-crust rendition is made in a springform pie for easy handling and beautiful presentation.
Make something special for young ones at your July 4 bash. These charming cakes are winsome and perfectly proportioned for the pint-sized crowd.
A classic confection by any definition, a no-cook Black Bottom Piecomes together in a flash and wows a crowd every time.
Truly more of a cobbler than a pie, this summery dessert presents as beautifully as it eats.
The sweetness of the strawberries cuts the tartness of the rhubarb in this simple but delicious pie.
Tennessee whiskey and sorghum molasses give this moist cake a depth of flavor and a dense crumb.
Just seven simple ingredients plus a blend of spices makes our Blackberry Cake an easy-bake dessert indeed. Pair it with a scoop of peach ice cream or lemon gelato.
A little peach brandy makes the peachy filling pop in this simple summer dessert
A true American original and perennially favorite crowd pleaser, our version of  Texas Sheet Cake substitutes a buttery caramel pecan cooked icing for the chocolate-pecan frosting classically called for.Desserts don't get any more American than  apple pie. Our double-crust rendition is made in a springform pie for easy handling and beautiful presentation.Make something special for young ones at your July 4 bash. These charming  cakes are winsome and perfectly proportioned for the pint-sized crowd.A classic confection by any definition, a no-cook  Black Bottom Piecomes together in a flash and wows a crowd every time.Truly more of a cobbler than a   pie, this summery dessert presents as beautifully as it eats.The sweetness of the strawberries cuts the tartness of the rhubarb in this simple but delicious  pie.Tennessee whiskey and sorghum molasses give this  moist cake a depth of flavor and a dense crumb.Just seven simple ingredients plus a blend of spices makes our  Blackberry Cake  an easy-bake dessert indeed. Pair it with a scoop of peach ice cream or lemon gelato.A little peach brandy makes the peachy filling pop in this simple  summer dessert
Photo by Mark Boughton/Styling by Teresa BlackburnPhoto by Mark Boughton/Styling by Teresa BlackburnPhoto by Mark Boughton/Styling by Teresa BlackburnPhoto by Mark Boughton/Styling by Teresa BlackburnPhoto by Mark Boughton/Styling by Teresa BlackburnPhoto by Mark Boughton/Styling by Teresa BlackburnPhoto by Mark Boughton/Styling by Teresa BlackburnPhoto by Mark Boughton
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