Get ready to host the best Independence Day celebration as we are about to tell you some of the most delicious 4th of July cake recipes that you can easily make in no time. We can't think of a better way to celebrate Independence Day than making a cake in red, blue, and white colors. These recipes are super easy to make and look perfect when served on a patriotic table.
So let's see what you can make.
No-Bake 4th of July Cream Cheese Cake
If you don't feel like baking, there's no reason you should. Make this no-bake cold cake that's delicious and patriotic.
For the cake base:
- Oreo biscuits (12)
- Melted butter (3 tbsp)
For the cream cheese filling:
- Cream cheese (400 g)
- Condensed milk (350 g)
- Vanilla extract (1 tsp)
- Lemon juice (5 tbsp)
1. Crush oreo biscuits and pour in the melted butter. Spread them in a rectangular tray and toss them in the refrigerator.
The tray you use has to match the patriotic colors of the cake. That brings us to Smarty's plastic dessert trays that serve elegance on your tables anytime.
2. Add room temperature cream cheese and condensed milk to a bowl and beat on medium speed for about a minute.
3. Pour in lemon juice and vanilla extract and beat on high speed until you get a thick consistency.
4. Pour it on top of the oreo biscuits layer and even out with the help of a spatula.
5. Now is the time to create magic. Fill 3/4th of the cake with strawberries and the remaining 1/4th with blueberries creating the look of the American flag.
6. Put in the refrigerator for 6-8 hours.
Sponge Cake with Red and Blue Icing
You can turn a plain sponge cake into a perfect 4th of July cake ready to be served on your Independence Day party table. The best part about sponge cake is that it's so easy to make and tastes great. You can make the icing using only three ingredients in no time.
Simply make a regular, plain sponge cake and decorate it with red and blue cake icing. It's that simple.
1. Crack four eggs in a bowl. Add 1 cup powdered sugar and beat on medium speed until it's doubled in volume and appears creamy.
2. Add 1 cup all-purpose flour and one teaspoon vanilla extract. Gently mix until well combined.
3. Pour in a cake tin lined with parchment paper. Toss it on the countertop twice to remove air bubbles. Put it in the oven at 160°C for 30 minutes.
4. Let it cool while you prepare the icing.
Prepare the Icing
In a large bowl, add four egg whites and beat at medium-low speed until they are foamy. Add two teaspoons of lemon juice and whisk again.
While the beater is on, start adding powdered sugar slowly. You need to add at least 5 cups of sugar into the icing. Turn off the beater when you get a thick consistency.
Divide the icing into three parts in separate bowls. Mix three drops of red food color in one bowl, blue food color in the second, and leave one bowl as it is.
Pour the icing into different piping bags with tips and start decorating your cake. Make alternate rows of red and white icing until 2/3rd of the cake top is covered. Then, fill the remaining with blue icing.
Serve this perfect Independence Day cake on patriotic dessert plates.
American Flag Inside the Cake
How about we put the American flag inside a cake? This recipe is great for a 4th of July celebration. It's all white from the outside, and when you cut it, the red and blue colors appear and give the perfect look of an American flag.
Make a regular red velvet cake, a plain sponge cake, and a blue-colored cake. Sounds like a lot of work? Roughly! It's pretty simple. Just prepare the same batter and divide it into three different bowls. Put red and blue food colors separately and bake them.
Assemble the cake by placing a red velvet cake layer at the base. Next, put a layer of buttercream frosting on top of it.
Now add the sponge cake layer and put a layer of buttercream frosting on top of it too. Next, place another layer of red velvet cake on top and the buttercream frosting.
Now is the time to place your blue cake, and this step is a little tricky. Before placing it on, cut a circle out from the middle of its layer and fill that space with a layer of sponge cake and red velvet cake.
Cover the entire thing with buttercream frosting. The trick here is to leave the cake as it is from the outside so no one can tell it's a 4th of July Cake until they cut it.
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Chocolate Cupcakes with Patriotic Buttercream Frosting
Make chocolate cupcakes following any recipe you like and decorate them with buttercream frosting.
Prepare Buttercream Frosting
Beat 1 1/2 cups of butter for 8 minutes. Once it's light and fluffy, slowly add 5 cups of sifted icing sugar while the beater is still on. Once you get that perfect consistency, add two tablespoons of milk and incorporate it well.
Divide the frosting into three different bowls. Now put red color in one bowl and blue in the second. Finally, pour this frosting into three piping bags.
Now you can decorate the cupcakes in any way you want. For example, you can create firework decor, American flag decor, or simple red, white and blue flowers - they all look gorgeous.
Make these delicious cakes for independence day and give your guests a spirit of patriotism.