Looking for a festive Fourth of July dish that even your even the littlest patriots can enjoy? While there are plenty of red, white and blue desserts out there, we’ve curated a list of treats that are kid-friendly (i.e. no booze or caffeine) and simple enough you can almost make them with one baby on your hip. Click through the gallery to choose a treat that even your baby can smash into his mouth.

Red, White and Blue Berry Angel Food Cake Parfaits

Easy, endlessly customizable recipe alert! Layer angel food cake (or sponge cake), whipped cream (or ice cream) and berries and you’re done. For a lighter treat for your baby, use more berries, less cake and swap in Greek yogurt for the cream. For the recipe and more tips, head to Neighborfood.

Photo: Neighborfood


What’s your little’s favorite festive treat? Tell us in a comment below.

— Eva Ingvarson Cerise