Monday, July 4, 2011

Flag Cake

Cake options:
-sheet cake
-angel food cake
-pound cake

Frosting options:
-Butter cream frosting
-Whipped cream
-Cream cheese frosting

In this photo I used store bought pound cake, sliced vertically, in 1/2 inch slices. The first layer covers the bottom of the dish. That is topped with fresh made raspberry jam. Another layer of pound cake and then frosted with cream cheese frosting.
50 blueberries in the left top corner and then 7 red lines of red raspberries, alternately use strawberries.

Cream Cheese Frosting:
1 pound unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 1/2 pound cream cheese, at room temperature
1 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 pound confectioners sugar, sifted
Combine all ingredients and mix until smooth.

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