Here's a repost from July 2013. I hope you enjoy it. Have a fantastic and safe Fourth of JulyWit and Whistle. For a fun addition, find carambola at the market and add some naturally star shaped fruit as well.
Glorious Treats has a delicious and festive cake that once sliced looks like a flag. She even gives step by step instructions. I think I might give it a try!
For a simpler cake, try a Patriotic Poke Cake by Tide and Thyme.
For an easy decoration, try taking normal, inexpensive streamers and transforming them into stars using this method from DIY Studio.