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22 Spectacular Fourth of July Cakes Slideshow

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Flag Cake

What looks like your stereotypical white cake on the outside turns out to be a patriotic representation of the American flag once you cut into it. This cake with cream cheese frosting is a whimsical way to show off your national pride this summer season. 


Red, White, and Blue Cheesecake Tart

This take on the cheesecake staple features a beautiful red center thanks to the plum and lemon juice filling. The graham cracker crust and cream cheese middle serve as the perfect balance to the tart fruitiness of the filling. 

Hoosier Homemade

Jell-O Easy Patriotic Pie

What’s more American than Jell-O? This classic treat gets an update when placed upon a graham cracker crust and topped with fresh berries. 

Betty Crocker

Red, White, and Blue Lemon Berry Tiramisu

If you’re looking to step up your game from a standard white cake, this Lemon Berry Tiramisu is for you. Featuring mascarpone cheese sandwiched between ladyfingers, this dessert is sure to turn your Fourth of July into an elegant red, white, and blue affair. 

Lil Luna

Patriotic Dirt Cake

Kids will love this festive take on the gooey dirt cake. Made with blue and strawberry Oreos, this dirt cake is great to serve at your Fourth of July cookout. Watch as your kids come back for seconds. 

Cake Chooser

Red, White, and Blue Cheesecake

Where can you find cream cheese, raspberry jam, and fresh blueberries all mixed together? In this patriotic cheesecake recipe, which features a raspberry swirl on the top that's perfect for any summer gathering. 

Creative Commons

Star-Studded Blueberry Pie

A timeless classic, the blueberry pie gets revamped with this star-studded piecrust. It's almost too beautiful to eat, but the fresh blueberries poking out from the top will finally tantalize you into cutting it up. 

Betty Crocker

Red, White, and Blue Shortcake Stars

Keep it classic this Fourth of July with a shortcake recipe that screams old-fashioned Americana. Topped with strawberries, blueberries, and fresh whipped cream, this is a great treat that embraces all things seasonal. 

Betty Crocker

July 4th Firecracker Cake

This cake’s bright and intricate exterior may make it seem difficult to bake, but its few ingredients keep it simple: just cake mix, frosting, and food coloring go into this deceptively decorative treat. 

Glorious Treats

Red, White, and Blue No-Bake Mini Cheesecakes

That’s right — we said no-bake. On a day when you’ll want to be spending as much time in the sun with family and friends as possible, keep it simple with these delicious desserts that can be made in just half an hour. 

Betty Crocker

July 4th Push-Up Cakes

Throw back to your days chasing after the ice cream truck man with these push-up cakes. Red and blue cupcakes topped with white frosting and tucked into push pops make this a treat that will entertain both kids and their parents! 


Cake Ball Flag Cake

This dessert is a fun spin on the current cake ball craze and a good way to ensure that everyone at your party gets a little sweet sample. Made with white cake and cream cheese, it is the perfect recipe for your hungry guests. 

The Purple Mixer

Red, White, and Blue Ombre Cake

Wow your guests with this patriotic ombre cake. While it may take a bit of time and skill to prepare, once you cut into the middle of this treat its artistic interior will make it well worth your time. 


A Slice of Summertime Cake

Everyone knows that a Fourth of July get-together would never be complete without a watermelon, and who doesn’t love cake? Combine the best of both worlds by creating this watermelon-shaped cake, complete with chocolate chip seeds. 


Filled With Pride Cake

Compete with the fireworks exploding overhead by serving this eye-catching cake. Sprinkles mixed into angel food cake make for a patriotic dessert that will have everyone coming back for seconds. 


Lady Liberty Cake

"Give me your tired, your poor"… and more cake! This Lady Liberty dessert complete with molded candy boats will be the talking point of any Fourth of July party. 


Patriotic Pinwheel Cake

If this pinwheel cake makes you go dizzy just by looking at it, wait until you try it. The buttercream icing and vanilla base makes the perfect combination for the Fourth of July heat. 


Picnic-Crashers Cake

This dramatic cake is sure to be a hit with all of your Fourth of July guests. Built on top of a sheet cake, it depicts a summer barbecue setting perfect for hosting your own. 

Add A Pinch

Blue Velvet Cake

Forget about red velvet — take the unconventional route by switching things up with this bright blue treat. Topped with strawberries or raspberries, this dessert will provide a delicious twist on the red, white, and blue. 


Hershey's Firecracker Cake

This extravagant cake resembles a firecracker, and its cherry pie filling packs just as much punch! Its outer layer of strawberries, blueberries, and Hershey’s chocolate provides a delicious contrast of sweet and rich that will be a perfect end to your patriotic soirée. 

Chew On That Blog

Kraft Flag Cake

Keep things traditional this year by making a classic flag cake for your guests. Complete with a whipped cream topping and berries, this light dessert will be a great dessert to snack on while watching the fireworks. 

Good Housekeeping

Cupcake Flag with Berries and Coconut

Put Betsy Ross to shame with your own version of the American flag made entirely of cupcakes! Covered with cream cheese frosting and topped with blueberries, raspberries, and coconut, these cupcakes make up what is sure to be the most delicious flag you’ve ever flown. 

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22 Spectacular Fourth of July Cakes Slideshow