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4th of July Recipe: Patriotic Flag Cake

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Avoid heating up the kitchen by combining Jell-O, cake and berries for a truly patriotic treat.

 

Ingredients:

4 cups fresh strawberries, divided

1-1/2 cups boiling water

2 pkg.  (3 oz. each) JELL-O Gelatin, any red flavor

Ice cubes

1cup   cold water

1 pkg.  (12 oz.) prepared pound cake, cut into 10 slices

1-1/3 cups blueberries, divided

1 tub   (8 oz.) Whipped Topping, thawed

Fourth of July flag cake photo

Fourth of July flag cake

 

Directions:

SLICE 1 cup strawberries; cut remaining strawberries in half.

ADD boiling water to gelatin mixes in large bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Add enough ice to cold water to measure 2 cups. Add to gelatin; stir until ice is melted. Refrigerate 5 min. or until slightly thickened. Meanwhile, cover bottom of 13×9-inch dish with cake slices.

ADD sliced strawberries and 1 cup blueberries to thickened gelatin; stir gently. Spoon over cake. Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm.

SPREAD whipped topping over dessert. Top with fruit to resemble the flag, using strawberries for the stripes and remaining blueberries for the stars.

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