4th of July Recipes

by Jamie on July 2, 2010

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The 4th of July weekend is upon us, so I thought I would post some of my favorite dessert recipes that have a red, white or blue component.  Since most of us from the U.S. have  a long weekend ahead of us, I am guessing the majority of you are either having a party or attending one to celebrate Independence Day. So, if you’re looking for something aside from the typical flag cake, I have just the perfect recipes for you.

At the last minute, I decided that  I would also throw some appetizer and pot-luck type dishes into the mix to help you with your last minute party planning. All of these recipes are easy to prepare and are sure to please a crowd.

I hope you have a wonderful weekend full of family, friends, fireworks and food. Be safe and be sure to check out MBA late in the weekend for a fantastically awesome giveaway. If I’ve piqued your interest, you can find a hint on my Facebook wall.

Desserts:
Stawberry Cream Cake
Lemon Blueberry Crumble Bars (toss in some raspberries to make these super festive)
Mini Lemon Bundt Cakes with fresh summer berries
Fresh Strawberry Bread
Raspberry Lemon Cupcakes
Strawberry Lemon Granita

Drinks:
Raspberry Lemonade

Pot Luck Favorites:
Bite Size Tacos
Spicy Sausage Dip
Spicy Salsa
BBQ Beef Sliders
Greek Chicken Kabobs

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{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

avatar CaSaundra July 3, 2010 at 8:30 am

Great selection of recipes–thanks for sharing!

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avatar Sherry July 3, 2010 at 11:59 am

I love that strawberry cream cake of yours. So light and delicious looking.

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avatar elizabeth July 3, 2010 at 12:37 pm

I’m making the raspberry lemon cupcakes for a 4th of July cookout and adding some blueberries for garnish along with the raspberry. Delish and beautiful! Thanks for all your amazing recipies and the funniest comments. I recently lost my Mother and your website often is the ray of sunshine that I need.

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avatar Tickled Red July 3, 2010 at 1:24 pm

Oh my! These are all so lovely!! I can’t wait to give some a try :)

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avatar Naomi July 3, 2010 at 2:57 pm

Thanks for the round up of your recipes. I’m making the lemonade for sure and still deciding on what else to make.

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avatar Katrina July 5, 2010 at 3:00 pm

These all look so good. I’ve made a few of them before – to die for.

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avatar Mika July 5, 2010 at 5:00 pm

Oh wow, I like your blog!
I will try some of your recipes as soon as I can…

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avatar macneilmad July 7, 2010 at 10:27 am

I follow you on twitter

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