EatingWell Flag Cake

July/August 2013

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Though this stunning red, white and blue American flag cake screams “Fourth of July Cake,” it’s such a good dessert you’ll want to make it for Memorial Day and other summer holidays too. We made this flag cake recipe healthy, with less saturated fat and calories than traditional versions, by replacing some butter in the yellow sheet cake with oil. Plus, for the cream cheese frosting, we used reduced-fat cream cheese and low-fat Greek yogurt instead of full-fat cream cheese and butter. And for decorations we used fresh blueberries, strawberries and raspberries dusted with confectioners’ sugar instead of loads of piped-on frosting.

3 Reviews for EatingWell Flag Cake

Amazingly good

After reading the reviews, I was hesitant to try this but it turned out amazing. If you like the flavor of a nice lemon pound cake style cake and cream cheese frosting, this is it! A great cake to take to events. So beautiful and satisfying, feels a bit less guilty than the average cake. Yum!

Easy and attractive
Not worth it!

Followed the receipe exactly. The middle didnt cook all the way thru and the ends were dry. Taste was average. Would not make again.

Flag cake recipe

Does any one know how many servings this recipes makes? I can't wait to make it.

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Anonymous wrote 2 years 49 weeks ago

It says 20

It says 20

Anonymous wrote 2 years 50 weeks ago

Can I make the cake ahead? Or

Can I make the cake ahead? Or just the frosting?

Anonymous wrote 2 years 50 weeks ago

We're sorry, the number of

We're sorry, the number of servings was missing from this recipe for a few days. It's fixed now--it makes 20 servings.
We hope you enjoy it!
-Stacy Fraser, Test Kitchen Manager

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