Memorial Day Dessert Recipes

Make red, white and blue fruit desserts from Food Network the stars of your Memorial Day celebration.

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Strawberry Country Cake

Ina Garten flavors this impressive country cake with sour cream and the zest from lemon and orange. Spread generous spoonfuls of whipped cream between the cake layers and on top before adding fresh strawberries for a decorative picnic table centerpiece.

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Cheesecake Tart with Berries

A pecan crust, cheesecake filling and loads of fresh berries make this tart a showstopping Memorial Day treat.

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Classic Strawberry Shortcake

These classic shortcakes made with not-too-sweet biscuits are a great way to kick off strawberry season.

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Red, White and Blue Fruit Cups

Rachael Ray's 10-minute dessert is chock-full of fresh fruit: strawberries, blueberries and blackberries.

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Patriotic Berry Trifle

Use store-bought angel food cake to cut down on the prep time for Sunny Anderson's colorful trifle.

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Frozen Lemonade Pie

Use frozen lemonade as the filling for this berry-topped pie.

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Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

Add cocoa powder to your shortcake recipe and give these traditional summer favorites a chocolatey flair.

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Vanilla Ice Cream with Honey

Use vanilla beans, split lengthwise and scraped, to get the best flavor from Ted Allen's homemade ice cream. Top it with fresh berries for patriotic red, white and blue flair.

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Mixed Berry Cobbler

Bake frozen mixed berries into a better-for-you summertime cobbler, complete with a whole-wheat topping made with low-fat buttermilk.

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