Enjoy a Red, White and Blue Brunch on the 4th!

It’s almost time to combine two longtime American favorites — the 4th of July and a delicious brunch! Kick off the festivities by inviting friends and family to join you for a celebratory brunch. We’ve rounded up a few creative recipes to help you incorporate the red, white, and blue into your July 4th brunch favorites.

Summer berries are a natural for creating a colorful patriotic display. You can also show off your creativity through colorful parfaits, tasty blueberry muffins, festive pancakes, decorated waffles, and a whole range of other tasty treats.

Fabulous Fruity Decor

July 4th brunchThere are plenty of fruits arrayed with our national colors. Strawberries, raspberries, cherries, red grapes, apples, bananas, blueberries, purple grapes, and blackberries are perfect choices to represent our flag. Here are some of our favorite fruit-filled 4th of July brunch ideas.

American Flag Cake

This is a moist vanilla cake studded with raspberries and blueberries. It’s frosted with a light, delicious mascarpone whipped cream and topped with more raspberries and blueberries laid out in an edible stars and stripes pattern.

Fourth Of July Parfaits

Breakfast parfaitLayer vanilla yogurt with red and blue fruits for a healthy parfait to start your brunch. Try blueberries and raspberries, blackberries and strawberries, or blueberries and chopped cherries.

Looking for a decadent finish to your brunch or an après fireworks treat? Replace the yogurt with vanilla ice cream and add a dollop of whipped cream on top. Yum!

Independence Day Flag Waffles

Decorate your favorite waffles with blueberry ‘stars’ and raspberry and whipped cream ‘stripes’ for a perfectly patriotic brunch! The small berries nestle into the waffle crevices while the whipped cream skims across the surface.

Patriotic Fruit Skewers

Alternately layer banana slices, raspberries, and blueberries onto wooden skewers. Insert the skewers into a watermelon half for even more fruity fun! Tip: Dip the banana slices into fresh orange juice to prevent browning.

Red, White and Blueberry Pancake Stacks

Mini pancake stacks are layered with whipped cream, blueberries, and banana slices. Then they’re topped with more whipped cream and garnished with a whole strawberry. Use about a tablespoon of batter for each pancake and don’t forget to dip the banana slices to keep them from browning.

Red, White, and Blue Strawberries

Dip plump, ripe strawberries in white chocolate and immediately sprinkle with decorative blue sugar.

Yankee Doodle Berries

Slice just the bottom tip off of large strawberries so they stand up. Then remove the stem, fill the cavity with whipped cream, and garnish with a blueberry for perfectly delicious plate garnishes.

Non-Fruit Options

Don’t 4th of July brunch ideaslimit yourself to just fruity 4th of July dishes. These delicious additions to the holiday menu give you a more diverse array of dishes to offer your guests.

4th of July Pinwheels

These festive and tasty patriotic sugar cookies look almost like fireworks with their vibrant swirls of color!

Star-Shaped Pigs in a Blanket

What a cute finger food! Children and adults alike will love these adorable savory treats made by wrapping hot dog slices between star-shaped layers of puff pastry dough.

Red, White, and Blue Soda

This deliciously refreshing sparkling drink turns purple as the red and blue Kool-Aid ice cubes slowly dissolve into the lemon-lime soda.

Any Day Is a Perfect Day for Brunch at OPH!

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