The classic strawberry-and-blueberry flag cake never gets old – we’re partial to Ina Garten’s version that is equally beautiful and delicious. But if you’re inclined to think more outside-the-box this 4th of July while still serving up patriotic pride, here are some new flag-shaped creations to whip up for your celebration.
Go Savory: Deviled Egg American Flag
Show your pride in the Stars and Stripes with this no-peel version of classic deviled eggs.
American Colors, Italian Flavors: Flag Caprese Salad
Build an American flag with purple potatoes, tomatoes and fresh mozzarella for a new take on caprese. A large wooden cutting board lined with parchment makes the perfect serving platter.
No-Bake: Fruit Tart Flag
Fill premade miniature tart shells or phyllo cups with sweet mascarpone cream, then arrange on a tray and top with blueberries and halved strawberry slices to create stars and stripes.
Patriotic Funfetti: Sprinkled Flag Cake
For an easy surprise inside a classic fruit-topped flag cake, fold red, white and blue sprinkles into the batter.