Fourth of July picnics are the perfect time for desserts that feature the Red, White, and Blue, the Stars n’ Stripes, or your own combo of patriotic symbols.
Some of these are marvelous, and simply too complicated. Between all the beer, burgers, and babies, who has time to make a fancy cake? Hence, I offer you this, from the humor website Maximum Middle Age (which, btw, is for women over 35. What?)
This would actually be a fun “project” for an Au Pair to concoct with a host child or two….
TexasMH and I bonded over a fabulous America’s Birthday cake a few years ago. I posted the recipe I’d found on Facebook, then she went ahead to make the cake and share her photos back with us. I can’t seem to find TexasHM’s actual photos, though, so here’s the pinterest version:
See also: Fun for the 4th: Bake a Flag Cake