JULY 4th RECIPE: American Flag Ice Cream Cake

This easy flag cake from McCormick is made from reddened brownie layers with vanilla ice cream and a blue-tinted whipped topping. You can cut 12 servings from the loaf.   RECIPE: AMERICAN FLAG ICE CREAM CAKE Ingredients 1 package (family-size) fudge brownie mix 1/2 cup sour cream 2 eggs 1 bottle (1 ounce) red food…
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JULY 4TH RECIPE: All-American Cheesecake In Red, White & Blue

[1] Bake this patriotic cheesecake from scratch, or decorate a purchased cake with fruit (photo courtesy Melissas.com). [2] Good news for lactose intolerant cheesecake lovers: Green Valley Organics makes delicious lactose-free cream cheese, as well as lactose-free sour cream and yogurt (photo courtesy MyLilikoiKitchen.com.   This All American Strawberry, Banana and Blueberry Cheesecake recipe was…
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JULY 4th: Red, White & Blue Ice Pops

Popsicle and other brands make red, white and blue ice pops. But we’re not in grade school, and we want something more flavorful (and natural!) on a hot summer day. So we trotted out our ice pop molds to make our own red, white and blue “firecracker” pops. The recipe is courtesy of Brown Eyed…
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FOOD FUN: Patriotic Cookie Pizza For July 4th

Show your colors this 4th of July with this or snack fun and festive dessert from Pillsbury. Raspberries, blueberries and creamy filling top an easy cookie crust. Prep time is 20 minutes, total time is 1 hour 35 minutes. RECIPE: JULY 4th COOKIE PIZZA Ingredients For 24 Servings 1 roll refrigerated sugar cookie dough 1…
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JULY 4TH: Red, White & Blue Angel Food Cupcakes

These angel food cupcakes are red, white and blue (with an optional touch of green). Photo courtesy Completely Delicious.   Here’s a July 4th recipe based on that summer favorite, angel food cake: light and airy and just waiting to be topped with whipped cream and fresh berries. This recipe, from Annalise of CompletelyDelicious.com via…
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