It’s impossible to imagine the Fourth of July without the fireworks — there is something truly exciting about those colorful, glittery lights in the sky. If you’re looking for a way to add more sparkle to your Independence Day bash, why not serve some shimmering, fireworks-inspired desserts?buttercream and top them with edible gold stars or embellish your famous triple-berry pie with food-safe sparkler-style candles, you only need a handful of special supplies and ingredients to make a festive dessert.
Just be sure to always use edible sparkles and glitter (available at many baking supply stores) and food-safe sparkling candles (as opposed to regular sparklers). And use caution whenever you’re lighting candles — especially if there are children or pets nearby.
Need an idea to get you started? We’ve got eight great sparkling desserts you’ll want to try.
Champagne Ice Cream Floats
Kristie Collado is The Daily Meal’s Cook Editor. Follow her on Twitter @KColladoCook.