Patriotic Parfaits a Perfect Treat For Your Fourth Of July Party

This red, white and blue dessert is versatile and easy to make

By Arielle Parfait, assistant publisher of Macaroni KID Temecula-Murrieta-French Valley, Calif. July 3, 2023

Make these easy red, white, and blue patriotic parfaits for guests at your July 4th bash or, better yet, put the supplies out and let the guests make their own! 

These yummy and colorful patriotic parfaits are versatile, take just five ingredients, and are a delicious addition to your Independence Day celebrations.

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Patriotic Parfaits

What you need:

  • Clear glass or plastic cups
  • Frozen pound cake or granola
  • Whipped topping or vanilla yogurt
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries

These versatile parfaits can also include other blue and red fruit, such as pomegranate seeds, raspberries, or blackberries.

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  1. If using frozen pound cake, defrost it and cut it into small chunks.
  2. Layer the ingredients in the cup: pound cake (or granola), whipped topping (or vanilla yogurt), and fruit.
  3. Repeat until the container is full.
  4. Enjoy!