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Wave Your Flag Cake

Wave Your Flag Cake

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This all-American flag cake is delicious and easy to assemble. A pound cake and gelatin base is frosted with whipped topping and decorated with blueberries and strawberries.

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  • Calories:
  • 159 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 120 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Slice 1 cup of the strawberries; set aside. Halve remaining strawberries; set aside.
  2. Stir boiling water into dry gelatin mix in large bowl 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Add enough ice to cold water to measure 2 cups. Add to gelatin; stir until ice is melted. Refrigerate 5 minutes or until slightly thickened (consistency of unbeaten egg whites). Meanwhile, line bottom of 13x9-inch dish with cake slices. Add sliced strawberries and 1 cup of the blueberries to thickened gelatin; stir gently. Spoon over cake slices.
  3. Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm. Spread whipped topping over gelatin. Arrange strawberry halves on whipped topping for 'stripes' of 'flag.' Arrange remaining 1/3 cup blueberries on whipped topping for 'stars.' Store leftover cake in refrigerator.
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Reviews

Susanne
34
5/21/2008

Great recipe..I agree you cant go wrong with Jello & cool whip! My only change to this cake is to sometimes use cake! I use any kind of white, lemon, or even pound cake. You can 'frost' the top with cool whip then add the berries or as I do, making the cake into 2 layers, putting a down 1 cake layer, adding thin layer of cool whip then berries, then the 2nd cake layer; this time arranging the berries over the cool whip as the USA flag :-)

Denise D
14
6/8/2008

OH MY GOODNESS!!! I made this recipe when Cool Whip came out with it when I was a little girl, with my Mother's assistance, of course. This is very simple and tasty. Great for kids to make with grown-up help.

Muffin Mom N Garlic Girl
13
5/27/2008

I made a french vanilla cake with fresh whipped creme and decorated it like this. Great idea and perfect for memorial day.