The Best Red, White and Blue Desserts on the Internet
Just in time for summer, we are sharing over 25 of the best recipes for red, white and blue desserts on the internet! From tarts to no-churn ice cream, there is truly something for everyone represented here.
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Fresh summer berries and cherries pair perfectly with creamy vanilla yogurt in these popsicles that are great for breakfast or dessert.
These cute little tarts from Baking the Goods have a light & creamy, lemony Mascarpone filling in a crumbly almond shortbread cookie crust with bursting fresh berries & herbs.
This classic dessert from Salt & Wind is just fruit and meringue layered together. The light-as-can-be lemon curd, berry sauce, and Mascarpone whipped cream make it next level.
This fresh twist on a cake is from A Girl Defloured and we think it’s really clever! This fresh watermelon “cake” is actually a whole, peeled watermelon! Topped with freshly whipped cream and summer berries, including strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries, this is a not-too-sweet treat that we will be enjoying all summer long.
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Try G Free Foodie’s recipe for super-simple Individual Blueberry Crisps, and we promise you’ll be hooked. They are so easy and full of bright, delicious flavor, they’re one of our go-to desserts virtually year-round.
Freezing California blueberries is a great way to enjoy the fruit throughout the year! After you buy fresh blueberries, place them in a single layer on a cookie sheet. Be sure not to wash the blueberries before freezing. After they are frozen, transfer to an air-tight plastic bag or freezer container and store. When you are ready to use the blueberries, take them out and wash them before use.
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When we saw these hand pies from Baking the Goods it was love at first site! They have an elegantly creamy, tangy & tender crust filled with fresh, bright cherries, topped with a vibrant pink cherry glaze.
This tart from This Mess is Ours has mega crunch from the gluten free salted pretzel and walnut studded crust, a heavenly cheesecake-esque schemer that is scented with brown sugar and vanilla, a heaping helping of juicy Brooks cherries, all coated in a sweet slather of honey and basil leaves
Did you know that California cherries are the first cherries of the season? Our short cherry growing season begins in mid-April and typically lasts into early June.
Strawberry Tamales with Horchata Sauce
Hola Jalapeño’s Strawberry Tamales are delicious, fluffy strawberry-infused sweet tamales drizzled with creamy horchata sauce. YUM!!!
This Mess is Ours Individual Strawberry Crisps are super easy to make which means, even kids can help out with every step of the recipe. They aren’t overly sweet like a lot of other fruit crisps, and they require very few pantry ingredients besides the berries to whip them up.
There are over 300 strawberry growers in five distinct areas of California: Watsonville/Salinas, Santa Maria, Oxnard, Orange County/San Diego, and the Central Valley. Many of these multi-generation farming families grow both organic and conventional strawberries.
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Frequently Asked Questions about California Grown
California grows more than 400 different commodities, growing more than a third of the country’s vegetables and two-thirds of the country’s fruits and nuts. California is the leading agricultural state in the nation.
California is the sole United States producer of: almonds, artichokes, dates, raisin grapes, kiwifruit, olives, clingstone peaches, pomegranates, sweet rice, clover seed, and walnuts.