Category Archives: 4th of july

Bomb Pop Cupcakes

Who doesn’t love Bomb Pops? And who doesn’t immediately think of their childhood upon seeing one? Bomb Pops are just one of those iconic American treats. I used to (and still do) prefer the red and white portion to the blue. I was never much of a blue raspberry fan. What other summertime treats remind […]

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American Landmark Cupcakes

The 4th of July is rapidly approaching and it’s one of my favorite holidays. I love America. I really do. Getting to celebrate the United States through summertime cookouts, fireworks, and family togetherness is my idea of a great holiday. I also love the holiday because it happens in July, when the weather is warm […]

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Summer Ideas 2012

Here are some ideas for 4th of July or summer baking projects! I will be on vacation and away from my computer until mid-July. I’ve got a ton of posts scheduled for this blog, but I may be a little slow in responding to comments or e-mails. Hope you are all having an amazing summer! […]

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Red & Blue Poke Cake

A friend of mine mentioned the concept of a Poke Cake to me many, many months ago. I was bewildered. She describe it as, “OK, you bake the cake, and then poke it, and then pour Jello over it, and then stick it in the refrigerator.” Huh? I knew I had to give this one […]

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Patriotic Punch

I live in the Midwest, so the 4th of July is usually hot, sweaty, and humid. This colorful punch is a great way to cool down! Since many 4th of July celebrations include kids, this recipe is alcohol-free. Ever wonder why the liquids will separate out into distinct layers? It has to do with the […]

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