Perfect 4th of July Desserts

By: Cooking Channel Staff

O say can you see by the dawn's early light how incredible these desserts look? If only we could declare independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain every week so there would always be a great excuse to make them.

It's hard to decide which is more striking — the multicolored layers inside the cake or the festive frosting on the outside. Either way, your guests are sure to be impressed.

This tart lets fresh berries shine, perched atop velvety white chocolate pastry cream and a rich almond and egg yolk crust.

This light and wiggly dessert is sure to put everyone in a celebratory mood with its patriotic colors (and the half cup of rum inside of it doesn't hurt, either).

Keep Reading

Next Up

Summer Fest: Grape-Filled Desserts

While grapes are great on their own for dessert, try featuring them in Cooking Channel's more-elaborate sweet recipes.

On TV

Unwrapped 2.0

10am | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30am | 9:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

11:30am | 10:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

12:30pm | 11:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

3:30pm | 2:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

4:30pm | 3:30c

Man Fire Food

5:30pm | 4:30c

Man Fire Food

6:30pm | 5:30c

Man Fire Food

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Man Fire Food

8pm | 7c

Man Fire Food

8:30pm | 7:30c

Man Fire Food

9:30pm | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10pm | 9c

Cheap Eats

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Man Fire Food

12am | 11c

Man Fire Food

12:30am | 11:30c

Man Fire Food

1am | 12c

Man Fire Food

1:30am | 12:30c

Cheap Eats

2am | 1c

Cheap Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c
What's Hot
What's Hot

Cheap Eats

New Episodes Wednesdays 10|9c

So Much Pretty Food Here