5 Patriotic Cakes to Make Your 4th of July Festive

July 3, 2014

Nothing says that your proud to be an American more than celebrating the Fourth of July with a patriotic dessert so it's only fitting that a red, white and blue cake should be displayed on the table.  Whether you want to keep it simple with a poke cake or show off your baking skills by making an American flag cake, your Independence day party will end with a decadent and delicious dessert.

Flag Cake
Recipe from Food 52

You can't get anymore patriotic than an American flag cake.  This easy step by step tutorial will show you how to successfully make a cake that's fun to look at and even better to eat.

Red, White and Blue Ombre Cake
Recipe from The Purple Mixer

This beautiful ombre cake will be a guaranteed showstopper at your Fourth of July party.  Guests will be impressed by all the colorful layers with each bite.

Red, White and Blue Jewel Cake
Recipe from Diamonds for Dessert

This red, white and blue jewel cake will explode with color and flavor.  Hidden cubes of gelatin are mixed with a creamy white filling so that they pop with color.  It's important to make this cake in advance because it needs to chill for at least six hours before serving.

Poke Cake
Recipe from The Galley Gourmet

Ribbons of red and blue syrup run throughout this white cake to ensures that each slice is beautiful.  This poke cake is quick, easy, and uses ingredients you probably have on hand.

Red, White and Blue Bundt Cake
Recipe from Baking a Moment

If you are looking for an easy festive dessert, look no further.  Red, white and blue batter are swirled into a bundt cake mold to create a colorful and patriotic cake.

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