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Patriotic Pound Cake

Celebrating Memorial Day weekend is a great way to remember those who have served our country. Make your celebrations even sweeter with a festive Patriotic Pound Cake. Layering this fluffy white cake with bright red and blue berries creates a beautiful dessert while embracing the flavors of summer and colors of our beloved flag. Seeking the value in this versatile recipe, our pound cake can be served in a variety of ways: as individual slices, in a large trifle, or in personal serving jars.

Shop at Dollar Tree – Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1 Pound of Softened Butter
  • 3 Cups Granulated Sugar
  • 6 Eggs
  • 4 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • ¾ Cup Milk
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • Electric Mixer
  • Mixing Spoon
  • Nonstick Cooking Spray
  • Bundt Pan or 2 Loaf Pans
  • Wire Cooling Rack

Easy Step-by-Step Directions:

  1. Gather all ingredients (see image #1), then cream the butter with an electric mixer at a medium speed. Gradually add in sugar (see image #2).
  2. Mix in the eggs one at a time.
  3. On a low speed, alternate adding flour and milk to the mixture, beginning and ending with portions of flour.
  4. Mix in vanilla extract until incorporated.
  5. Pour the batter into a greased and floured bundt pan or two loaf pans.
  6. Bake at 300º for 1 hour and 40 minutes.
  7. Cool in the pan for 15 minutes, then remove from pan and cool completely on a wire rack.
  8. Serve slices topped with berries (see image #3), or cut the cake into 1” pieces to layer as a large or small trifle (see image #4).