Flag cakes with strawberries & blueberries: The classic no-bake recipe from the ’90s

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Retro Stars and Stripes Cake or Flag Cake

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Red, white and blue flag cakes are always fun to have for patriotic holidays, and this festive stars and stripes dessert has one of the simplest recipes around!

There’s no baking needed, because you use slices of store-bought pound cake, along with whipped topping (or whipped cream, if you prefer), and lots of delicious bright and colorful strawberries and blueberries.

Flag cakes, or Stars & Stripes cakes, are easy to put together, fun to eat, and make for great photos. Here are two retro recipes for these cakes — really how-to guides — from the 1990s!

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Stars & stripes dessert Pound cake, berries & whipped topping (1994)

Stars & stripes dessert recipe, with pound cake, berries & whipped topping

Stars & stripes dessert Pound cake, berries & whipped topping (1994)

Flag cake with berry stars & stripes

Yield: 15 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Red, white and blue flag cakes are always fun to have for patriotic holidays, and this stars and stripes dessert - covered with bright berries - has one of the simplest recipes around!

Ingredients

  • 2 pints strawberries
  • 12 ounce pound cake loaf, cut into 8-12 slices
  • 1-1/3 cups blueberries
  • 12 ounces whipped topping, thawed

Instructions

  1. Slice 1 cup of strawberries: halve remaining strawberries. Set aside.
  2. Line bottom of 12- x 8-inch glass baking dish with cake slices.
  3. Top with 1 cup of sliced strawberries, 1 cup blueberries and whipped topping.
  4. Arrange strawberry halves and remaining blueberries over the whipped topping to create a flag design (as shown).
  5. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 15 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 184Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 92mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 2gSugar: 18gProtein: 2g

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Flag dessert cake with strawberries and blueberries The classic recipe from the 1990s

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