All Fourth of July Baking

  • Lemon Pound Cake
    2 hrs, 5 min
    This lemon pound cake is everything a lemon lover desires—a tart, lemon pucker punch with just enough sweetness to soften the blow!
  • A crumb topped easy shoofly pie.
    55 min
    This wet bottom Pennsylvania Dutch Shoofly Pie is the perfect pantry pie recipe. If you love molasses and simple ingredients, this pie is for you. The strong molasses flavor is tempered with butter and a warm-spice crumble topping. This pie is just what your coffee break needs.
  • Homemade blondie bars on a plate
    40 min
    These homemade blondies are rich, buttery, and chewy — the perfect treat for Game Day, birthday parties, and potlucks. They keep for several days and freeze like a dream.
  • Red velvet cupcake recipe with cream cheese frosting.
    40 min
    Love red velvet cake? Try Red Velvet Cupcakes! Top these classic red velvet cupcakes with a tangy cream cheese frosting and serve them at your next birthday party or backyard potluck.
  • Berry Tart
    2 hrs, 20 min
    Summer berry tart with an all-butter crust, mascarpone cheese and whipped cream base, covered with raspberries, blueberries, and strawberries.
  • Yankee Cornbread
    45 min
    Sweet Yankee cornbread. A favorite of New Englanders! This version made with Greek yogurt and extra cornmeal. Great with chicken or chili.
  • Overhead shot of a homemade keylime pie, covered with whipped cream and with a linen beside
    1 hr, 40 min
    This Key Lime Pie is an American classic. Ours is made with lime juice and sweetened condensed milk in a graham cracker crust and topped with whipped cream. Use key limes if you have them, otherwise substitute regular limes.
  • Best Peach Pie with a lattice crust and one slice removed
    2 hrs, 30 min
    Peach Pie! This is what summer tastes like! Fresh peaches, easy homemade crust. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and prepare yourself for summer bliss.
  • Easy peach cobbler served in a bowl
    1 hr, 30 min
    Peach Cobbler is a summer favorite — and so EASY! Just mix together fresh peaches and add a simple cobbler topping. Bake and serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
  • American Flag Slab Pie
    3 hrs, 10 min
    How to make an American Flag Pie in a sheet-pan, perfect for Fourth of July! With a homemade crust and blueberry and strawberry filling.
  • Homemade Strawberry Pie slice on serving plate
    3 hrs, 25 min
    Fresh strawberry pie is a once-a-year summer treat! This easy strawberry pie is made with low-sugar pectin and cornstarch and a buttery crust. Serve the strawberry pie immediately by itself, or with whipped cream or ice cream.
  • 20 min
    Happy 4th of July! This layer cake is easy to assemble and will make the day feel extra-special. The Swiss meringue frosting also holds up exceptionally well on a hot day.
  • Whole banana cream pie with whipped cream swirls on top and banana slices set against a pink background.
    7 hrs, 45 min
    This Banana Cream Pie is made extra special with sliced bananas layered between easy homemade pudding dotted with specks of vanilla. Whipped cream and more bananas take this cream pie over the top. Plus you can make it up to 2 days ahead!
  • Side view of a Cherry Chocolate Cake with Whipped Cream on a white cake stand.
    3 hrs, 10 min
    This Black Forest Cake is elegant, decadent, and gorgeous. Cherries and whipped cream tucked between layers of tender chocolate cake brushed with a cherry syrup is everything a special occasion cake should be.
  • Ice Cream Sandwich Dessert - ice cream sandwiches in a row
    35 min
    Be the hero of your backyard barbecue when you bring out a tray of homemade ice cream sandwiches. Creamy vanilla ice cream layered between thin, soft chocolate brownie “cookies” is nostalgic dessert perfection.
  • Southern Biscuits with White Lily Flour - hands holding a plate of biscuits
    17 min
    These Classic Southern Buttermilk Biscuits are light, tender, and the perfect match for a slice of ham, melted butter and honey, your favorite jam, or smothered in country gravy!
  • Royal icing for sugar cookies decorated and set on a cooling rack.
    15 min
    Want to make cookies so pretty they could be in a bakery? Royal icing is your answer! We have a basic recipe, plus lots of tips and instructions for making beautiful decorated sugar cookies for Christmas, birthdays, or other celebrations.
  • Royal icing and sprinkles decorate circle sugar cookies.
    Ready to take your cookies to the next level with royal icing? Go beyond basic piping and flooding, and explore these advanced techniques for making bakery-worthy decorated cookies. Try flocking, layering, adding candies, and more!