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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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