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Easy 4th of July Dessert

4th of July Light & Easy Dessert

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  • Author: Susan
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American


The perfect easy light red white & blue dessert for 4th of July, Memorial Day, or Labor Day parties.


Units Scale
  • 1 Angel Food Cake
  • 4 cups pitted Cherries
  • 4 cups Blueberries
  • Whip Topping or Whip Cream


  1. Buy a pre-made Angel Food Cake, or prepare per the instructions on the box mix. (see note below).
  2. Make a 1-inch slice of cake and cut to the size of the bottom of your glass.
  3. Place the cake in the bottom of the glass.
  4. Layer on about 1/4 of the Cherries
  5. Next, layer 1/4 of the blueberries
  6. Then top with a lot of whip topping or Whip Cream
  7. Put a cherry on top and serve.


  1. If making the Angel Food cake you will need to start 2 hours before you want to serve the dessert. Leave time for baking and an hour or so to cool.
  2. You can make fresh whipped Cream but we just use Redi Whip we love both.


  • Serving Size: 4
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