I love the colors of Red, White, and Blue... and love being able to incorporate them into a cake!
I especially love being able to celebrate this great nation of ours.
This design is pretty old school, as my close personal friend Buddy the Cake Boss likes to say.
And when I say close personal friend you know I mean total stranger.
This is all vanilla frosting. The hard to distinguish black border around the star is my glaze icing. (the icing I use in place of royal icing)
The blue border and white bottom border is just piped stars... very Wilton old school. Which is really all 'new' school to me since I just started doing this about a year ago.
I wanted to add a fun detail to the top... I just piped out a design I saw in our local newspaper last week.
Thats all, thanks for coming by!
Oh, I'm kidding.
You know I cant make a cake without something weird inside.
In all honesty... I think I overshot the basket on this one.
In the future I would make the internal flag cake, but with little to no decoration on the outside. Or, make the decoration on the outside, but just do white or red velvet on the inside.
I found this cake to be just a bit to busy. My dear hubby disagreed, but I think he is just such a cheerleader for my baking he was being kind. :)
If you want to add some patriotic spirit to your July 4th but dont want to tackle a cake, you can also try out these super easy and fun pancakes!
Or fruit sheet cake. The possibilities are endless!
*My apologies! I am always so adamant about giving proper credit where it is due... forgive me for not doing so earlier! The interior of this cake was originally published by the hugely talented gal over at 17 and Baking. Thank you to the loyal and thoughtful commentors who pointed that out!