As the warm summer breeze fills the air and the sky gets painted with vibrant bursts of colors, it can only mean one thing: 4th of July is here! Independence Day in the United States is a celebration that brings people together to honor the nation's history, freedom, and the pursuit of happiness. Along with its rich traditions and patriotic festivities, this special holiday also offers a chance to indulge in delightful culinary creations.

The 4th of July embodies a joyous and festive atmosphere, filled with laughter, excitement, and a strong sense of patriotism. Families and friends gather in parks, backyards, and beaches to celebrate the day with picnics, parades, fireworks, and various outdoor activities. It's a time to reflect on the freedom and independence that our forefathers fought for and to express gratitude for the values that make America a beacon of hope and opportunity.

Familiar Traditions:

  1. Parades: From small towns to big cities, parades are an integral part of 4th of July celebrations. People line the streets, eagerly waving flags and cheering as marching bands, floats, and community organizations pass by. The parades showcase the diversity and unity of the American spirit.
  2. Fireworks: As the sun sets, the night sky comes alive with dazzling displays of fireworks. The booming sounds and colorful explosions are a visual treat that captivate audiences of all ages. Firework shows serve as a symbol of national pride and are a highlight of the 4th of July festivities.
  3. Barbecues and Picnics: The 4th of July wouldn't be complete without delicious food. Backyard barbecues and picnics are popular traditions, with families and friends coming together to enjoy classic dishes like hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, and watermelon. These gatherings foster a sense of community and offer an opportunity to savor mouthwatering flavors!

If you're looking to add a delightful twist to your 4th of July feast, why not try a tea-infused jello? This refreshing and unique treat will surprise your taste buds and impress your guests. Here's a simple recipe to get you started!

Fourth of July Tea Infused Jello

Join us as we dive into the world of infused tea layered Jello and discover a delightful treat to elevate your Independence Day celebrations.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 1 box blue jello
  • 1 box red jello
  • 1 pack knox unflavoured gelatin
  • 1/2 can condensed milk


  • Make the blue jello first. Follow the instructions in the box and pour mixture into a clear cup. Fill it up 1/3 of the way. Refrigerate and wait until it hardens.
  • Once the blue jello is almost ready, mix 1 cup of water with 1 pack of knox unflavoured gelatin mix in a bowl or pyrex mixing cup. Pour 1/2 can of condensed milk (less if you want less sweet). Mix together and pour in the main cups on top of the blue jello. Refrigerate until it is stiff.
  • Once white jello hardens, steep Teablooms Strawberry Hibiscus Oolong Tea. Steep for 5 minutes. In a mixing bowl, pour tea in along with 1 pack of red jello, then pour in 1 cup of cold water. Mix together. Pour into the jello cup, serve once it hardens.
  • Garnish the dish with fruits, whip cream, or yogurt. Enjoy and serve on your July 4th celebrations!


Keyword summer dessert