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American Flag Cake

Lodge Cast Iron | May 21, 2019

Make this American Flag Cake for your next big gathering. It's light, delicious, colorful, and it easily feeds a crowd.

Level
Intermediate
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
40-45 minutes
Serves
30-40
Cook it With Our
American Flag Cake

Ingredients

Cake
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • 16 ounces sour cream
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup egg, beaten
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1.5 cup buttermilk
Frosting
  • 1 cup cream cheese, softened
  • .5 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • .25 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
Toppings
  • 6 ounces blueberries
  • 1 pound strawberries

Directions

Cake

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray your Lodge Fish Pan with cooking spray and dust with flour.

2. Combine butter and sour cream in a mixing bowl on medium until well blended. Add sugar and vanilla and continue to mix for 2 minutes. Add eggs a little at a time and mix for two more minutes.

3. Sift flour, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl. Slowly add dry mixture and buttermilk alternatively to the batter. Pour batter into the Fish Pan and shake the pan to level the batter.

4. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool.

Frosting

1. Beat butter, cream cheese, vanilla, and salt until light and fluffy. Add sugar gradually and beat well.

2. Add milk, a little at a time, until the frosting reaches preferred consistency.

Assembly

1. Allow the cake to cool to room temperature, about 45 minutes. Spread frosting evenly over the top of the cake.

2. Slice strawberries to ¼-inch slices.

3. Place blueberries in a rectangle covering the top left corner of the cake. Overlap sliced strawberries to make stripes. Slice cake and enjoy!

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