Flag Cake

This patriotic cake is so simple and so versatile! To make this cake easy to take, you can frost and decorate it right in the pan.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 15
 

Ingredients

1
box yellow cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1
container creamy vanilla frosting or whipped vanilla frosting
1/3
cup fresh blueberries
1
pint (2 cups) fresh strawberries, stems removed, strawberries cut in half

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around sides of pan to loosen cake; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 2 Place cake on tray. Frost top and sides of cake with frosting.
  • 3 For flag design, arrange blueberries on upper left corner of frosted cake to create stars; arrange strawberries in rows over frosted cake to create stripes. Serve immediately. Store covered in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around sides of pan to loosen cake; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 2 Place cake on tray. Frost top and sides of cake with frosting.
  • 3 For flag design, arrange blueberries on upper left corner of frosted cake to create stars; arrange strawberries in rows over frosted cake to create stripes. Serve immediately. Store covered in refrigerator.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Create an attractive display by covering a piece of sturdy cardboard with wrapping paper, then plastic food wrap. Stretch and secure with tape. Or cover cardboard with foil or cooking parchment paper.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
46g
46%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
31g
31%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.