Red, White, and Blue 4th of July Skewers

Share Recipe


These angel food cake and berry skewers are a great festive treat for the Fourth of July or as a sweet snack throughout the summer.

Red, White, and Blue 4th of July Skewers


    For the Pound Cake:

  • 2 cups cake flour (or all purpose if not available)
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 sticks of butter, softened
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • For the Skewers:

  • 2 pounds California Giant strawberries, stems removed
  • 3 pints California Giant blueberries
  • Equipment Needed:
  • 16-20 skewers


      • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees
      • In a large mixing bowl, mix together the flour, lemon zest, baking powder, and salt.
      • Using a mixer, cream the sugar and butter together until light and fluffy.
      • Begin adding the eggs one at a time until well incorporated.
      • Begin adding the flour mixture a little bit at a time until well incorporated.
      • Continue beating and pour in the milk, lemon juice, and vanilla extract until well incorporated.
      • Pour batter into a well greased bread loaf pan and bake for 1 hour, or until a toothpick comes out clean when placed in the center. Cool completely.
      • Remove loaf from pan and trim the edges to square off. Cut into 1 inch thick slices and then into 1 inch cubes. Set aside.
      • Assemble skewers alternating strawberries, pound cake squares, and blackberries.
Red, White, and Blue 4th of July Skewers

Follow your berries to the farm.

Locate the 16-Digit Trace code.​ Enter the trace back code from your berries to learn about where they were grown. Too bad we can’t deliver the fresh fragrance, too!