Celebrations can be daunting, especially when the whole family is present. One needs to plan for a menu that everyone will love, and coming up with an exciting pick for a dessert is also a challenge as it’s the most-awaited part of the meal.
But one does not need to be a MasterChef to whip up some delicious treats. Take a peek at this list of scrumptious and delectable dishes perfect for the next fourth of July party. Fair warning ahead – it’s going to be a mouth-watering experience!
Elena Hramova/Shutterstock: Pizza with fruit toppings
This holiday, why not cut on some carbs and put together a fruit pizza. Ask your guests ahead about their favorite fruits and use them as a topping. To make it a bit more patriotic,use blueberries, strawberries, and bananas to create a flag design. Kids will gobble it up in no time.
Another dish with a patriotic twist is the tri-color trifle made from mixed berries, whipped cream, and white chocolate pudding. Cake lovers will surely enjoy the thick layers of angel food cake that will make it a hearty treat.
Red Velvet Cupcakes
Lesya Dolyuk/Shutterstock: Red velvet cupcakes for fourth of July
Cupcakes are a staple snack in many homes, so it’s a simple way to add variety to the menu. Bake some red velvet cupcakes and add some fun by setting up a frost-your-own cupcake section for the kids. They can have either red, white, or blue frosting plus sprinkles of their choice.
Very Berry Sangria
zarzamora/Shutterstock: Sangria for celebrations!
For an all-adult party, try this red, white, and blue cocktail your guests will love. Add a few pieces of strawberries and blueberries to a glass of bubbly wine, and you’re all set! Be sure to prepare more than one batch of this refreshing drink for a party that’ll last throughout the night.
stockcreations/Shutterstock: Sweet kebabs to kickoff your celebration
Kickoff a party by serving a platter of kebabs made from brownies, fruit, and marshmallows. The ingredients are fundamental, but it is phenomenal when eaten together. It’s an excellent way to keep family and guests occupied while everyone is still busy prepping in the kitchen.
Rice Krispies Balls
A quick way to maximize ingredients that can easily be found at home is to make Rice Krispies balls. Make it a fun Fourth of July family activity by gathering the kids and letting them mash and mix everything before rolling them into bite-sized goodness. Top it off with colorful sprinkles for a fancier look!
Make sure your Fourth of July menu is one for the books and create lasting memories by preparing nothing but the best. There’s nothing sweeter than a family bonding over good food.