4 Insta-worthy cake recipes to celebrate July 4th

July 4th is right around the corner—which means its almost time to start getting out your *sparkly* and *patriotic* red, white and blue decorations and to get your mind thinking about which *stunning* cake to bake.  Here are some Insta-worthy cakes you should *definitely* serve at your July 4th BBQ (and post *all* over your feed).

American flag cake 


There's no better way to close out a 4th of July celebration than with an American flag cake. If you cant ooh and aah at the fireworks this year, everyone will definitely be oohing and aahing at your cake. Don't forget to sprinkle white sugar at the end to make the white strips from the flag stand out before you cut and serve!

Fruit Cake 


Make your celebration *sweet* and *fruity* by serving this mouth-watering fruit cake. Use blueberries for the blue background, and raspberries for the red stripes. Your health cautious guests will definitely appreciate this cake. If you don't have cream cheese in your fridge already be sure to get some, its the secret ingredient that makes this icing su·per·ca·li·fra·gil·is·tic·ex·pi·a·li·do·cious!

Firecracker cake 


This *explosive* dessert is another amazing option to serve at your fourth of July celebration. Especially if you don't have all day to bake something, this *eye-catching* cake only takes 2hrs and 20 minutes to bake total. It's also extra fun to make because you get to go crazy decorating by throwing on the sprinkles and the frosting at the end. 


Down for a challenge? This red, white and blue cheesecake will definitely give you one. Who knows, maybe you'll be the next contestant on Kids Baking Championship! Not only will you gain baking skills from this cake but you'll have a *super tasty* treat to eat with your family at the end of the night!

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by Hayley Miller | 7/4/2020