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Easy Patriotic Cake for the 4th of July

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Easy Patriotic Cake for the 4th of July
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 8
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Summer is here! This time of year, the weather can be so hot that we don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen. Which is why, today I bring you this simple idea for a patriotic cake perfect for celebrating the 4th of July. It’s not only easy to make and perfect for the occasion, but also delicious! Happy 4th of July!

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker Super Moist™ white cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup Yoplait® Greek plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • Red and blue food coloring, to taste
  • 1 cup powdered sugar (optional)
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk (optional)

Directions

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350° F. Use nonstick spray to grease a Bundt baking mold.
  • 2
    In a medium size bowl add cake mix, eggs, yogurt, milk and oil. Mix until everything is well combined. Add 1 cup of this mixture into a separate container and add red food coloring until you have the desired amount of red. Repeat the same process with the blue food coloring.
  • 3
    In a previously greased mold, add red cake mix until it covers the bottom. Add the white mix and finish with blue.
  • 4
    Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a knife inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean. Let cool for 10 minutes. Remove from mold and let cool completely.
  • 5
    For the icing, combine powdered sugar and milk until you have the right texture.
  • 6
    Cover cake with icing and serve.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Add red, white and blue sprinkles before the icing hardens to make the cake even more colorful.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • Summer is here! This time of year, the weather can be so hot that we don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen. Which is why, today I bring you this simple idea for a patriotic cake perfect for celebrating the 4th of July. It’s not only easy to make and perfect for the occasion, but also delicious! Happy 4th of July!
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