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the Hidden American Flag Cake

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This cake is a perfect choice if you want to impress and surprise all the guests. You only need simple white icing (maybe with some sprinkles on top) to cover the cake. Give the honor to one of your guest to cut the cake and you'll see his/her surprise face while he/she's cutting the cake. Thank you "17 and Baking" for her inspiration ;)

  • Hands-On Time:3 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Total Time: 6 Hours
  • Servings:
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Ingredients

  • 2 boxes of Moist Deluxe Classic White Cake Mix (1-tint with Royal Blue, 1-keep white)
  • 1 box of Moist Deluxe Strawberry Supreme Cake Mix (tint with Red No-Taste)
  • Food Color Gel: Witlon Red No-Taste & Wilton Royal Blue
  • White Icing: Buttercream or Whipped Cream of your choice
  • Pudding or Icing for between the layers
  • Red & Blue Sprinkles

Baking Instructions

  1. Bake 1-white cake, 1-blue cake, and 1-red cake in 9x13 rectangular pan
  2. Slice the red and white cake horizontally in 3-same height. Cut the blue cake vertically into 4-same width (9" divide 4), we only need 2-pcs of 1/4 of the blue cake.
  3. The stacking order is: red (1st slice), white (1st slice), red (2nd slice), white (2nd slice). Spread with pudding/icing in between layers before you stack the cake slices.
  4. Next, cut the 3rd slices of red & white into 2-same width (9" divide 2). Stack (red, white, red) on the center of the cake, then put the 1/4 of blue cake on the right & left side of the cake. Remember to spread with pudding/icing in between to make all the layers stay together.
  5. Cover the cake with buttercream/whipped cream and it's ready to SURPRISE everyone.
  6. To serve it: cut in half the long-side of the cake, then slice it to serve to the guests, so everyone could get the flag-cake.
  7. Enjoy... Happy Baking ;)

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When I make the Sock-It-To-Me cake on the "butter golden" cake box I decorate it according to the occasion. For Christmas I dye the frosting green and put candy canes in the center, for Easter yellow frosting and I tint coconut green and fill center with jelly beans, etc. For birthdays I find out favorite candy or such and decorate as close as I can. People pay me to make them for occasions. It is such an easy cake to make and decorate.





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