End your 4th of July picnic with a bang! Topped with colorful red, white and blue icing and sprinkles, this 4th of July Fluted Tube Cake is a great way to celebrate America’s independence! Also great for Memorial Day or Veteran’s Day, this patriotic cake is a treat for the eyes and the taste buds. Use the Color Right Performance Color System to tint your icing bright shades of red and blue, or explore your creativity and mix and match color options to suit your celebration!
Favorite cake recipe or mix (6 cups batter needed)
Color Right Performance Color System
Confectioners’ sugar (2 cups needed)
Milk (4 tablespoons needed)
Corn syrup (4 tablespoons needed)
Jimmies 6-Mix Sprinkle Assortment
Disposable Decorating Bags
9¾ in. Fluted Tube Pan
Prepare and tint cake batter.
Prepare cake batter. Remove one cup batter; separate into two bowls, ½ cup batter in each. Tint one bowl red with four drops red base color. Tint other bowl blue with two drops blue base color. Add tinted batter to prepared decorating bags.
Pour small amount white batter in pan. Pipe red and blue batter on top, then add more white batter. Continue layering colors until pan is 2/3 full. Use knife to swirl batter. Bake and cool.
Prepare red, blue and white glaze as follows:
Red glaze: ½ cup confectioners’ sugar, 1 tablespoon milk, 1 tablespoon corn syrup, 2 drops red base color
Blue glaze: ½ cup confectioners’ sugar, 1 tablespoon milk, 1 tablespoon corn syrup, 1 drop blue base color
White glaze: 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, 2 tablespoons milk, 2 tablespoons corn syrup
Prepare three decorating bags with red, blue and white glaze.
Pipe white glaze on top of cake. Pipe random dots of blue and red, then pipe over with white. Continue until desired look is achieved. Tap cake on surface to help glaze run down side of cake. Sprinkle top of cake with nonpareils and red and blue jimmies.