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By this time, everyone is looking for the perfect last minute Fourth of July dessert that is not only festive, but tastes delicious. Now you have found a treat that will be a crowd pleaser among all, vegan or non vegan. This recipe includes seasonal fresh fruit along with a decadent vegan whipped cream simply made from coconut milk.

  • 48 vegan premade mini tart shells
  • 3 oz of bluberries
  • 1/2 pint of strawberries
  • 1 (14 oz) can of full fat coconut milk
  • 1/6 cup of vegan powdered sugar

Begin to whip the coconut milk in a large bowl while slowly adding the powdered sugar. Fill each of the tart shells with the whipped coconut cream. Line up the tart shells in a 6 by 8 formation. Then in the top left hand corner put four blueberries in each of 9 tart shells (3 by 3 square) to make the "stars". Then cut the strawberries in thin rounds and cut each round into halves. Start out with a half round of strawberry on each tart. Then on the next row, add on the botton half of those tarts, a half round of strawberry. Keep repeating this and you will be left with the cutest american flag dessert for your July 4th party. 

 *Image courtesy Flickr creative commons.

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  1. Tatterhood
    Sounds delish! Voted!
    1. evalovesbend
      Thanks Tatterhood!
  2. Veganara
    Vote no 3. It sounds delicious and decorative! I am wondering if I could do a version of this with the Union Jack (British flag). Or might be a lot easier to do it based on the English flag, which is a red cross on a white background! Great idea to have a tart that resembles a national flag anyway.
    1. evalovesbend
      You probably could do the british flag because it would require all of the same ingredients! Thanks for the vote:)
  3. Virtually Homemade
    Virtually Homemade
    What a cute idea - I may have to try this out tomorrow!
    1. evalovesbend
      Thanks Virtually Homemade!
  4. Carolyn
    Vote #5!
    1. evalovesbend
      Thank you Carolyn!
  5. Akanksha
    1. evalovesbend
      Thanks AkankshaLal!
  6. pftsusan
    1. evalovesbend
      Thank you Susan!
  7. Roopam
    hey voted!
    1. evalovesbend
      Thanks Roopam!


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