9 Gorgeous Desserts for the Fourth of July
These red, white and blue treats are delicious, great looking—and don't take all day to make.
Photo: James Ransom
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The Blast from the Past
Shaped like a rocket and made with patriotic colors, these throwback ice pops have been an ice-cream truck staple for years. In Jennifer Steinhauer's new book Treat Yourself
, the Food52
columnist shows how easily you can make them at home, using disposable drinking cups (set in a lined baking sheet) and wooden craft sticks. No special ingredients required, either: Just cherry-juice cocktail, limeade, blue food coloring and white grape juice.
Get the recipe: Bomb Pops