Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Happy 4th of July!!!!!!

Red, White & Blue Dessert


Angel Food Cake---
one box of Angel food cake mix & the ingredients it needs
blue gel food coloring

Strawberry Topping---

1 cup of sugar
1 cup of water
3 tablespoons of cornstarch
1/4 cup strawberry gelatin (about 1/2 a small box of jello)
4 cups fresh strawberries cut into small pieces and placed in a bowl

Whipped Topping---
Store bought or homemade


Angel food cake: 
follow directions on cake mix box. Remember to add blue gel food coloring during first step to guarantee a uniform blue color.

Strawberry Topping:
1. In a saucepan, bring the sugar, water and cornstarch to a boil over medium heat, stirring  constantly until the mixture has thickened. 
2. Stir in the strawberry gelatin until dissolved.
3. Remove from heat,  pour into a heat prof  bowl, wrap with plastic wrap, and chill for 1 hour.
4. Add the strawberries, stir until all strawberries are coated.
5. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours.


Place a slice of angel food cake on plate
Spoon strawberry topping on the lower half of cake
Lastly, pipe whipped topping just above strawberry topping leaving room to see blue angel food cake

Also shared on 

Cast Party Wednesday
Miz Helen’s Country Cottage


  1. Hi Katie,
    What a great treat for the 4th or any celebration, it is easy and full of wonderful flavor. Hope you are having a great holiday week and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

    1. Thank you for your sweet words! I hope to continue to share on Full Plate Thursday.

  2. Blue angel food cake how fun what a great idea.. What a fun little blog you have starting. Come and check out my food blog if you would like.

    1. Thank you for posting a comment :) I just visited yours and fell in love with some of your recipes. I was also excited to see that you also participated in the fried chicken challenge!

  3. This looks delicious and patriotic ... so glad you shared it at the {what's shakin' link party}!!