Monday, May 31, 2010

Memorial Day

This is a cake that I made for a barbeque on Memorial Day Weekend. 

I doubled my standard white cake recipe, and poured it onto two cookie sheets, to make a traditional sheet cake. It's frosted and filled with homemade cream cheese frosting, and decorated with blueberries and raspberries.

Using the left over frosting, I piped stars in between the raspberry stripes. To make sure that I had 7 red stripes and 6 white stripes, I measured the width of the cake and divided by 13. Then I made 13 marks with a toothpick and added the "stars and stripes".

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