Calendar be damned, he doesn't care what time of year it is. His birthday? He'll ask for flag cake. A cold November weekend when I'm looking for baking inspiration? "Flag cake, pleeeeease!" So, there may be a flag cake at my parents' house this weekend. But one of these other patriotic desserts may get some attention as well. When there are so many cute options, how on earth will I be able to decide? Here are some super easy and quick ways to make your party treats deliciously American!
[via Martha Stewart]
Flag cupcakes! Actually made these a few years ago at a friend's 4th celebration, and they were a huge hit! Very quick and easy: box of your favorite cake mix, tub of vanilla icing (or homemade!), and some Pull 'n Peel Twizzlers. In place of the blue dots, we used a single fresh blueberry.
Who says sweets must be homemade? Take a shortcut and dress up ice cream sandwiches to take them from ordinary to extraordinary! Cut them in half, roll in sprinkles, place each in a cupcake liner, and store on a cookie sheet in the freezer until guests arrive for easy serving. Everyone will be so thankful for a classic cool treat!
[via Taste of Home]
Just like sparklers, these pretzels will be gone in a
What's your ultimate flag dessert? Is the flag cake a party of your Independence Day celebration?