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Betty Crocker’s Most Popular Fourth of July Recipes by State

Created June 26, 2023
Betty Crocker Summer Season: Top-viewed 4th of July Recipes by State
Betty Crocker is celebrating the summer season by sharing the top-viewed Fourth of July recipes on from every state in the U.S.!

For over 100 years, Betty Crocker has served up dependable, delicious dishes for bakers and home cooks, perfect for all their summer festivities — whether it’s for backyard barbecues, dinner parties or picnics under the fireworks. Grab your sparklers and get ready to impress!

Betty’s Overall Top Fourth of July Cakes

Bakers, we’re starting with you. This year, some states are sticking to classic sweets, while others are taking a more unexpected approach. One thing’s for sure: you can’t go wrong when you bring a red, white and blue cake to share! This year’s top cakes include:

Red, White and Blue Fourth of July Poke Cake: An eye-catching combination of fruit flavor-infused cake and creamy white chocolate pudding, topped with freshly sliced strawberries and blueberries.

Firecracker Red, White and Blue Cake: A stunning Bundt cake that rivals any fireworks display, made from Betty Crocker Super Moist™ white cake mix and colorful drizzles of Betty Crocker Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting.

Red, White and Blue Layered Flag Cake: Cut a slice of this patriotic layer cake to reveal an American flag design hiding inside. This fun dessert is easier to make than you think!

Unique Fourth of July Recipes Across the Country

This year, think beyond the typical s’mores and fireworks! These are just a few of the standout recipes viewed on that fill the U.S. with pride.

Jicama Lime Tropical Fruit Salad (New York): Such a bright, cheery Fourth of July side! This tropical salad brings its own stars to the celebration.

Strawberry Lime Slush (Colorado): Cool off with this sweet-tart slush made with fresh strawberries.

Buffalo-Blue Cheese Grilled Chicken Burgers (Kentucky): Looking for a way to give your burgers a little more zing this year? This crowd-pleasing recipe packs a punch with irresistible Buffalo wing flavor.

Peach Melba Crumble Bars (Delaware): There’s no better summer dessert than a crumble! This recipe is easy to make with peach preserves, fresh raspberries and Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix.

Top-viewed Fourth of July Recipes by Region

When it comes to summer cookouts and barbecues, each state and region has their very own beloved recipes and trends. Here’s what we’re seeing this year!

West: The West Coast is all about fruity flavor with Spiced Orange Star Cocktail Cookies (Oregon) and Starstruck Raspberry Almond Pie (Nevada).

Northeast: The Northeast went all in on summer salads with Jicama Lime Tropical Fruit Salad (New York) and Gluten-Free Red, White and Blueberry Salad (Pennsylvania).

South: The South loves a summer bonfire featuring S’mores Cheesecake Bars (Arkansas) and S’mores Snack Mix (Tennessee).

Midwest: The Midwest chooses savory over sweet with All-American BBQ Rubbed Chicken (Kansas) and Buffalo-Blue Cheese Grilled Chicken Burgers (Kentucky).

Curious which recipes made the cut near you? Check out the map below to see the top-searched Fourth of July recipes for every state. And remember, no matter what you’re searching for, is the place for dazzling recipe inspiration this summer and beyond!

Betty Crocker Summer Season: Top-viewed 4th of July Recipes by State