Fourth of July Dessert Recipes
Martha made this recipe on episode 703 of Martha Bakes. The pie can be stored at room temperature for up to 2 days.
This grown-up fruit dessert borrows flavors from margaritas. Tequila and Triple Sec infuse the watermelon slices, which also get a spray of lime juice and a sprinkling of coarse salt. The longer the watermelon soaks, the more flavorful it becomes -- one more reason to save any leftover slices.
Layers of meringue are adorned with raspberries, strawberries, currants, and wild blueberries -- nature's delectable take on the good old red, white, and blue.
This delicious cobbler recipe is courtesy of Virginia Willis and can be found in her cookbook, "Bon Appetit, Y'all."
Blueberry pie is an iconic summer dessert. This recipe adds a squeeze of lime and pinch of allspice for a zesty kick. Opting to finish it off with a coconut-lime crumble adds more tropical punch and texture—but go for the lattice variation if you would prefer a more traditional pie.
Swirled strawberries, blueberries, and yogurt bring the red, white, and blue to these ice pops.