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Fourth of July Flag Cake

Makes an 8” layered cake.


Ingredients


Red Cake Layers:


1 Box (15.25 oz.) White Cake Mix

1 Pint (2 Cups) Strawberries, stems removed, pureed in blender or food processor to about 1-1/4 Cups

1/3 Cup Vegeta le Oil

3 Egg Whites

1 Teaspoon Red Food Coloring


Blue Cake Layer

½ Box (15.25oz.) White Cake Mix (about 1-2/3 Cups)

½ Cup Blueberries, pureed in blender or food processor

3 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil

2 Whole Eggs

½ Teaspoon Blue Food Color

3 Tablespoons White Star-shaped Candy sprinkles


White Cake Layer:

½ Box (15.25 oz.) White Cake Mix (about 1-2/3 Cups)

½ Cup Water

2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil

2 Egg Whites


Directions to Make the Red Cake Layers

  • Heat oven to 350°F.

  • Grease or spray parchment paper.

  • In large bowl, beat red cake layer ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on high speed about 2 minutes or until smooth.

  • Spread in pans. Bake 29 to 34 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched.

  • Cool 10 minutes; run knife around sides of pans to loosen cakes.

  • Gently remove from pans to cooling rack; remove parchment paper. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

  • Flatten cake layers by trimming off rounded tops. Cut layers in half horizontally to make 4 thin red layers.

  • In 1 layer, cut small round out of center, using 4-inch biscuit cutter.

  • Wrap and freeze 1 thin layer and the layer that was cut out of; save for another use.

Directions to Make the Blue Cake Layer

  • Heat oven to 350°F.

  • Grease or spray 8-inch round pan; place 8-inch round piece cooking parchment paper in bottom of pan.

  • Grease or spray parchment paper.

  • In medium bowl, beat all blue cake layer ingredients except sprinkles with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on high speed about 2 minutes or until smooth.

  • Fold sprinkles into batter.

  • Spread in pan. Bake 29 to 34 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched.

  • Cool 10 minutes; run knife around side of pan to loosen cake.

  • Gently remove from pan to cooling rack; remove parchment paper. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

  • Flatten cake layer by trimming off rounded top. Do not cut in half horizontally.

  • Cut small round out of center, using 4-inch round biscuit cutter.

  • Wrap and freeze 4-inch round; save for another use.


Directions to Make the White Cake Layer

  • Heat oven to 350°F.

  • Grease or spray 8-inch round pan; place 8-inch round piece cooking parchment paper in bottom of pan.

  • Grease or spray parchment paper.

  • In medium bowl, beat white cake layer ingredients with electric mixer on high speed about 2 minutes or until smooth.

Download the recipe below:


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