It’s a great excuse for a summer party.
July 4 is a major holiday in the US, where Americans celebrate their independence from Britain, granted in 1776.
And by celebrate we mean, put on major parades, scatter the skies with fireworks, and get everyone over for a huge cookout.
Keen to get involved? Here are some colour co-ordinated foods for the occasion…
Great to make with the kids, and a chance to show off your piping skills.
The more tiers and blueberries the better.
Boozy ones for the grown ups, lemonade ones for the kids.
Epic fruit salad
So impressive, you almost wouldn’t want to eat it. Almost.
Is it even an American -themed party if you don’t serve pie?
Fruity ice cubes
These will give any drink a pop – and the fruit will help counteract all the burgers and hot dogs you’ll like be eating too.
Get those steaks on the barbie.