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Good Morning AZ: 4th of July Desserts!

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July is nationwide WATERMELON month!  That is nice information for me as a result of I’m SO TIRED of the strawberry/blueberry flags throughout EVERYTHING at the moment of 12 months. Watermelon muffins are an enormous pattern proper now, together with another watermelon “wanting” cake and ice cream desserts.  

 

These are just a few cute examples I’ve discovered across the internet, together with just a little frozen grape recipe utilizing COTTON CANDY GRAPES! 

 

OH, and do not forget the Rice Krispie treats on the 4th!  These are SUPER CUTE!

 

 

 

Watermelon Cake

 

Prep Time: 30 minutes / Cook dinner Time: zero minutes / Servings: 10-12

 

Elements:

Steps:

  1. Reduce the highest and the underside off of the watermelon making a flat floor above and beneath.  Reduce across the sides of the watermelon, eradicating the rind, in order that simply the fruit stays and place on a big serving dish.

  2. Cowl the fruit fully with a thick layer of the vanilla bean frosting and evenly distribute the fruit on high of the “cake.”

  3. Unfold the almonds across the sides.  Refrigerate till able to serve.

 

 

 

Watermelon Ice Cream Sammies

 

Prep Time: 30 minutes / Cook dinner Time: 12 minutes / Servings: 12

 

Elements:

  • 1 tube of sugar cookie dough

  • 4-5 drops inexperienced gel meals coloring

  • 6 cups of raspberry sorbet

  • 1 cup of mini chocolate chips

Steps:

  1. Place the sugar cookie dough into a big mixing bowl and add the inexperienced meals coloring.  Combine nicely till the inexperienced gel is included.  Kind the dough into 24 small, spherical cookie shapes on a cookie sheet and bake in response to package deal instructions till cooked by way of.  Take away from the oven and permit them to chill.  

  2. Spoon about 1/2 cup of the sherbet or sorbet into the middle of one in every of half the cookies.  Prime with the opposite half of the cookies. Press barely till the ice cream reaches the sides of the cookies.

  3. Roll the edges within the mini chocolate chips.  Freeze till able to serve.

 

 

 

Watermelon Mason Jars

 

Prep Time: 30 minutes / Cook dinner Time: 20 minutes / Servings: 6

 

Elements:

  • 1 white field cake, batter ready to field instructions

  • 2-Four drops inexperienced gel meals coloring

  • three cups vanilla frosting

  • 2-Four drops scorching pink gel meals coloring

  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips

  • 6 mini mason jars

 

Steps: 

  1. Add the cake combine to a big mixing bowl.  Add the water, eggs and vegetable oil and beat for one minute till clean.  Separate out half of the batter and pour right into a greased 9″ cake pan.  Add the inexperienced meals coloring to the remainder of the batter and blend till fully included.  Pour the remaining batter into one other greased 9″ cake pan and bake each at 375 levels for 20 minutes.  Take away from the warmth and permit them to chill fully.

  2. Use a biscuit cutter or knife to chop small circles out of every of the muffins that may match into the mason jars. Put aside.

  3. Add the frosting into a big mixing bowl and add the crimson meals coloring. Combine till included. 

  4. Add a inexperienced cake circle into every of the mason jars.  Place a white cake circle in subsequent after which pipe a few of the frosting on high.  Sprinkle with mini chocolate chips.  Repeat so {that a} second layer of cake and frosting high off every of the mason jars.  End with one other sprinkle of mini chocolate chips.  Refrigerate till able to serve.

 

 

 

 

Frozen Cotton Sweet Grape Cones

 

Prep Time: 20 minutes / Cook dinner Time: 2 minutes / Servings: 6

 

Elements:

  • 6 sugar cones

  • 12 oz. bag white chocolate chips

  • 1 massive bag cotton sweet grapes, washed, de-vined and frozen

  • 1/2 cup sprinkles

Steps:

  1. Soften the chocolate chips within the microwave in 30 second intervals till clean and creamy.  Dip every of the sugar cone tops within the melted white chocolate and roll them within the sprinkles.  Place them within the freezer for five minutes to set.

  2. Dip the frozen grapes within the remaining chocolate and place them on a cookie sheet.  Place them within the freezer for 10 minutes to set.  

  3. Fill the sugar cones with the frozen grapes.  Freeze till able to serve.

 

 

Corn Cob Rice Krispie Treats

 

Prep Time: 30 minutes / Cook dinner Time: 2 minutes / Servings: 6

 

Elements:

  • 16 pre-packaged Rice Krispie Treats, packaging eliminated

  • 1 cup vanilla frosting

  • 4-6 drops yellow gel meals coloring

  • 2-Four drops inexperienced gel meals coloring

Steps:

  1. Separate 1 of the Rice Krispie treats right into a medium mixing bowl.  Microwave on excessive warmth for about 15 seconds till delicate.  Add the inexperienced meals coloring, about 2 tbsp. of the frosting and blend together with your arms till included.  Put aside.

  2. Add the remainder of the Rice Krispie treats to a big mixing bowl and warmth within the microwave for 1 minute, till delicate.  Add the yellow meals coloring and the rest of the frosting.  Combine nicely together with your arms till included.  

  3. Form the yellow coloured Rice Krispie treats into the form of a corn cob.  Add a pinch of the inexperienced to the highest to make the stem.  Repeat till all of the Rice Krispie treats are used.  Refrigerate till able to serve.