Crazy EASY 4th of July Angel Food Cake

The easiest patriotic dessert EVER! This red, white and blue 4th of July Angel Food Cake is super simple and topped with fresh fruit, yum!

The EASIEST dessert ever.  4th of July Angel Food Cake

Red, White and Blue 4th of July Angel Food Cake

The summer is full of family time, so don’t waste too much of that precious time in the kitchen. My mother was always a fan of super simple recipes, and this 4th of July Angel Food Cake is right up her alley! Angel Food Cake mix is pretty much as simple as it gets, just add water! With a few drops of blue food dye this cake turns into a party ready for the 4th of July! Pair it with whipping cream and some fresh fruit and it’s a red, white and blue fire cracker dessert! Make sure you check out all of my 4th of July desserts!

So cute and SO EASY! 4th of July Angel Food Cake

Easy Patriotic Dessert

Angel food cake was a staple in my house growing up, probably because the cake mix was just so easy to make! I remember my mother packing a slice of left over cake in my lunch box the next day, and WOW did I love that! When my whole family gets together these days we usually find an excuse to whip up this family favorite. You can use this recipe all year long, just add the color of food dye for whatever holiday you’re celebrating.

OBSESSED with this super simple recipe for 4th of July Angel Food Cake

If you’re making this party to serve outside, you may want to use my 99 cent trick to stabilizing whipping cream! It will help keep the whipped cream from “melting” in the heat or over time. I use is all the time because a hate my whipping cream turning into a puddle by the next morning or in the sun.

Patriotic Cake for the 4th of July

I served my berries plain, but feel free to toss them in a bowl with 2 tablespoons of sugar to help pull out the juices from the strawberries! This will give a glossy look to the berries and sweeten them, yum!

Crazy EASY 4th of July Angel Food Cake

Check out that blue swirl! So why didn’t I add a red swirl too? Well, I didn’t want to risk the blue and the red mixing to make purple!

EASY red white and blue Angel Food Cake

This recipe is SUPER simple! I’m not trying to make anything fancy here. I’m just giving an option for those of you who either don’t have a lot of free time or feel like they can’t make something without a box mix. No matter your baking level, you can make a perfect and cute 4th of July dessert!

Crazy EASY 4th of July Angel Food Cake

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4th of July Angel Food Cake

The easiest patriotic dessert EVER! This red, white and blue 4th of July Angel Food Cake is super simple and topped with fresh fruit, yum!
Keyword 4th of July, angel food cake, cake, cake mix
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 10
Cost $7

Ingredients

  • 1 box Angel Food Cake prepared according to box instructions
  • 6-10 drops blue food dye
  • 1 pint heavy whipping
  • 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 cups fresh berries strawberries and blueberries

Instructions

  • Preheat oven and prepare Angel Food Cake Mix according to box instructions (usually it’s just add water and whip!).
  • Once the cake batter is ready, drop 5 or more drops of blue food dye into batter and gently fold to swirl in the color.
  • Pour into Angel food cake pan (don’t grease it) and then add a few more drops of food dye and us a knife or toothpick to swirl in.
  • Bake according to box instructions.
  • Let cake cool (upside down) and then whip whipping cream with powdered sugar. Serve cooled cake with whipping cream and berries!