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Patriotic Bundt Cake Recipe

Searching for the best American Flag cake to serve during your 4th of July event? If so then you’re going to love this patriotic bundt cake.

This recipe features red, white, and blue cake batter.

Red, white and blue Patriotic cake

Using a white cake mix, you’ll be able to make an American Flag cake without any advanced cake decorating or baking experience.

With summer in full swing, everyone is enjoying being outside more and having barbeques and get-togethers.

If you are looking to make something yummy then you should try this Patriotic Bundt Cake, it is perfect for all the summer holidays, add a delicious spread of red, white and blue to your table with an easy patriotic dessert.

This Patriotic Bundt Cake is an easy dessert for the 4th of July or Memorial Day and is made with red, white, and blue cake batter, drizzled with frosting and topped with patriotic sprinkles.

It’s super festive and perfect all summer long!

Patriotic Bundt Cake

How do you make a red, white, and blue striped cake?

You’ll need to make a white cake from scratch or use a white cake box mix. Once the cake batter has been made, you’ll separate the cake batter into three bowls.

One bowl will remain a white cake mix, while another bowl will need red food coloring, and the third will use blue food coloring.

Use your judgment with food coloring so that the hue of each color matches your vision for your patriotic bundt cake.

Once you’re satisfied with the red, white, and blue cake batter it’s time to grease your Bundt pan.

You’ll start laying the red, white, and blue cake batter starting with the red batter, then white batter, and finally the blue cake batter.

Tap the Bundt pan on the counter to allow cake batter to settle and then bake according to recipe instructions.

Slices of Patriotic Bundt Cake

How do you make buttercream stripes on a cake?

The final touch for this patriotic bundt cake is homemade red, white, and blue frosting.

For my patriotic cake, you’ll make a glaze using powdered sugar and milk or water.

The glaze should be slightly runny.

You’ll want to have the texture correct so that it can harden on the patriotic cake well but drizzle down while you’re frosting this American Flag cake.

To make red, white, and blue glaze you’ll separate the homemade frosting into three bowls.

One will remain white, the other will need to use red food coloring to turn red and the third will need blue food coloring to turn blue.

Once you have the hue set, allow the baked patriotic bundt cake to cool and spoon the stripes onto your cake as per my instructions below.

Whether you opt to use this patriotic cake for your special event or serve it as a unique dessert option for your family, I’m confident this will be your new favorite holiday cake to enjoy.

With my easy to follow tutorial, you can serve up this delicious patriotic bundt cake to your guests for patriotic holidays such as Memorial Day or the 4th of July.

Patriotic Bundt Cake

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How to Make a Patriotic Bundt Cake

Patriotic Cake Cake Ingredients

Ingredients For Patriotic Bundt Cake

  • White Cake Mix
  • Egg Whites
  • Oil
  • Water
  • Powdered Sugar
  • Milk or Water
  • Blue and Red Food Coloring
  • Patriotic Sprinkles

Directions For Patriotic Bundt Cake

cake mix in a bowl with a mixer on table

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Patriotic Cake

Prepare cake mix using the egg white recipe from the back of the box.

Divide the batter evenly into 3 separate bowls.

Color one bowl of batter red, another blue, and leave the last bowl of batter white.

Grease and flour a Bundt pan.

Put the red layer of batter in the pan, then add the white batter layer, and finally layer the blue batter on top.

Patriotic Cake

Tap the pan a few times on the counter and bake the cake per package directions.

Patriotic Cake

For the glaze: mix the powdered sugar with the 4-5 tablespoons of milk or water until you have a runny frosting, but not too runny.

Patriotic Bundt Cake

It should be able to pour but thick enough that it stays on the cake as it runs down it.

Add more or less liquid as you need to.

Divide the glaze evenly into 3 bowls, and color one red, one blue, and leave the other one white.

Patriotic Bundt Cake

After the cake is done baking, remove from the pan, and cool completely.

Spoon the glaze over the top so it runs down the sides.

Alternate colors so it looks red, white, and blue.

Add sprinkles all over the glaze right away before the glaze hardens.

Patriotic Bundt Cake Recipe

Enjoy this fun cake for your 4th of July or Memorial Day celebrations!

Yield: 12

Patriotic Bundt Cake

Patriotic Bundt Cake

Searching for the best American Flag cake to serve during your 4th of July event? If so then you’re going to love this patriotic bundt cake. This recipe features red, white, and blue cake batter.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 White Cake Mix
  • 4 Egg Whites
  • ½ cup Oil
  • 1 ¼ cup Water
  • 2 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 4-5 Tbsp. Milk or Water
  • Blue and Red Food Coloring
  • Patriotic Sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare cake mix using the egg white recipe from the back of the box. Divide the batter evenly into 3 separate bowls. Color one bowl of batter red, another blue, and leave the last bowl of batter white.
  3. Grease and flour a Bundt pan. Put the red layer of batter in the pan, then add the white batter layer, and finally layer the blue batter on top. Tap the pan a few times on the counter and bake the cake per package directions.
  4. For the glaze: mix the powdered sugar with the 4-5 tablespoons of milk or water until you have a runny frosting, but not too runny. It should be able to pour but thick enough that it stays on the cake as it runs down it. Add more or less liquid as you need to.
  5. Divide the glaze evenly into 3 bowls, and color one red, one blue, and leave the other one white.
  6. After the cake is done baking, remove from the pan, and cool completely. Spoon the glaze over the top so it runs down the sides. Alternate colors so it looks red, white, and blue. Add sprinkles all over the glaze right away before the glaze hardens.
  7. Enjoy this fun cake for your 4th of July or Memorial Day celebrations!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 196Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 54mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 0gSugar: 20gProtein: 2g

Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.

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