Dessert perhaps is the easiest course in which to break out the red, white and blue on July 4.

I know, I know, there’s that whole flag cake thing, which is kind of cute and all. But this year, why not do something a little different? We’ve gathered 10 sweet finishes to keep you cool from our Recipe Finder. They all sport red, white and blue, or some combination thereof. Go, America.

Blueberry and Lemon-Cream Icebox Cake: This take on a traditional icebox cake alternates creamy layers of lemon whipped cream and berry-infused mascarpone.

Double-Strawberry Buttermilk Panna Cotta: Panna cotta is kind of a custard, kind of a pudding and kind of a wriggly jelled dessert. This one comes from Dorie Greenspan.

Cherries and Fudge Ice Cream Cake: This cake can be made as much as 2 weeks in advance.

Raspberry and White Chocolate Fool: Raspberries tint this fool a soft pink, while melted white chocolate enriches the cream.

Blueberry Coconut Cake: Fresh blueberries make a stunning contrast to the white coconut that covers the sides of this cake.

Raspberry Whipped Cream Icebox Cake: Here’s a no-bake, easy berry dessert with a showy presentation.

Berry Mousse: Extra berries make a nice garnish, along with whipped cream.

Blueberry and Gin Gelatins: A gin and tonic meets blueberries and turns into a chilled dessert.

Vanilla Yogurt Bavarians With Strawberry Sauce: This lovely and light dessert is a modern take on the Bavarian, a classical preparation of a gelatin-thickened pudding.

Summer Couscous Pudding With Blueberries: Couscous gives this easy-to-make pudding an interesting, tapioca-like texture.

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