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Wave Your Flag Cake

Happy Healthy Holidays!

Use a pound cake as the bottom layer of this pretty cake and top with a gelatin mixture that includes strawberries and blueberries. Whipped topping lends the finishing touch.

Wave Your Flag Cake

Recipe Ingredients

1 quart strawberries, divided
1-1/2 cups boiling water
1 package (8-serving size) or 2 packages (4-serving size each) Jell-O Brand Gelatin, any red flavor
Ice cubes
1 cup cold water
1 package(12 ounce) pound cake, cut into ten slices
1-1/3 cups blueberries, divided
1 tub (8 ounce) Cool Whip Whipped Topping, thawed

Recipe Directions

Slice 1-cup of the strawberries; set aside. Halve remaining 3-cups strawberries; set aside.

Stir boiling water into gelatin in large bowl at least two minutes until completely dissolved. Add enough ice cubes to cold water to measure 2-cups. Add to gelatin; stir until ice is melted. Refrigerate five minutes or until slightly thickened (consistency of unbeaten egg whites).

Meanwhile, line bottom of 13 x 9-inch dish with cake slices. Add sliced strawberries and 1-cup of the blueberries to thickened gelatin; stir gently. Spoon over cake slices.

Refrigerate four hours or until firm. Spread whipped topping over gelatin. Arrange strawberry halves on whipped topping for "stripes" of flag. Arrange remaining 1/3-cup blueberries on whipped topping for "stars."

Recipe makes 12 servings.

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