Celebrate the season with fresh summer berries and cream. This red, white and blue dessert is perfect for the 4th of July. Made with easy whipped coconut cream, it's dairy-free, vegan, gluten-free, paleo, keto, low carb, and Whole30-friendly---a quick dessert you can serve everyone!
This is the easiest red, white and blue berries and cream for the 4th of July. And you can make it with just three ingredients. Fresh summer strawberries and blueberries are so naturally sweet, you don't need to add anything to them or to the coconut cream. This classic simple berries and cream is a creamy and delicious dessert without any dairy.
Berries and cream recipe
With just three simple ingredients, this berries and cream dessert fits just about any diet. With low carb berries, full-fat coconut milk and no added sweetener it makes a perfect paleo, keto, and Whole30 treat. And it's naturally gluten and dairy-free.
Of course, if your berries are not quite sweet enough you can always add a touch of vanilla stevia or a drizzle of honey or maple syrup to the coconut cream. Sweetened or unsweetened, whipped coconut cream is decadent with fresh homegrown berries.
And to make this dessert super quick to whip up, keep a can of coconut milk the refrigerator (check the ingredient list to make sure it only includes coconut and water). That way it's ready to go whenever you want to make coconut whipped cream.
I love serving something colorful and festive for Independence Day. This red, white and blue berries and cream dessert is perfect for watching fireworks, as a healthy treat for your summer barbecue, or to pair alongside something chocolate if you're feeding a crowd (I recommend easy paleo brownies).
And if you have any left over, it's great straight out of the fridge for breakfast! It makes a fantastic substitute for yogurt if you're avoiding dairy---you can even top it with some hemp hearts or slivered almonds for a little crunch.
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Red, White and Blue Berries and Cream Recipe
- 2 cups strawberries quartered
- 1 cup blueberries
- 1 can full fat coconut milk (13.5 oz.) refrigerated overnight
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract optional
- stevia or honey or maple syrup, optional to taste
- hemp hearts or slivered almonds, optional for topping
- Open bottom of can of coconut milk and pour off liquid. Scoop coconut cream into large bowl and whip to consistency of whipped cream. Whip in vanilla and honey, if using.
- Layer blueberries, coconut cream and strawberries in glass.
they look yummy!
They are - thanks!
Thank you, Shari!
That looks so good! I love fresh berries and cream, and I love the coconut cream as a healthier alternative to regular cream. I am new to Paleo, so it's nice to find easy dishes that I know I will love!
Thanks, Tina! I love berries and cream too 🙂
Shirley @ gluten free easily (gfe)
Simple and perfect, Lisa! Thanks so much for sharing on Gluten-Free Recipe Fix!
What a simple but pretty presentation. Looks good!
This is so delicious!! I made the cream a couple days ago and have plenty left, so I've been eating it every day now with all these phenomenal fresh berries! I love it with blackberries and raspberries as well! So good. It will become a regular in our house. Thanks for sharing 🙂