The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and as exciting as fireworks and BBQs may be, it's no lie that many of us like to get our drink on while celebrating America's birthday.

What better way to do so than a book that combines two of our favorite courses? Drinks and dessert. In Booze Cakes, co-authors Krystina Castella and Terry Lee Stone have whipped up confections that are easy on the eyes, melt on the tongue, and are a surefire way to get your buzz on.

From Piña Colada Cake to Rum and Coke Whoopie Pies, there's a dessert in this book that will satisfy every lush's sweet tooth. Click below for our five favorite recipes that will take the Fourth of July to the next level -- blood alcohol level, that is.