House of Cards Hidden American Flag Cake

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Sep. 10, 2015

Episode 3 of How To Kitchen is one for the House Of Cards fans, or just fans of cake in general! This monumental cake is all about the assembly and would be perfect for 4th July celebrations or just impressing people with your expert cake skills.


Eggs 4
Caster sugar 8 Ounce
Self rising flour 8 Ounce
Butter/Margarine 8 Ounce
Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
Red food gel To Taste
Blue food gel To Taste
Butter 5 1/3 Ounce
For icing
Soft icing sugar 40 Ounce
Milk 8 Tablespoon
Vanilla extract 3 Teaspoon






2. Cream together butter and sugar. Stop mixing when it turns pale.

3. Add eggs. Finally add sifted flour and baking powder. Mix until well combined.

4.Mix gel food color and combine. Pour into a baking tin.

5. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes on 180 C.

6. Repeat the same to make 2 more batches for the different colors.

7. Bake them in the same way.

8. Let the cakes cool down.

9. Meanwhile prepare buttercream.

10. Slice the red and white cake layer in half.

11. From one half of the red and yellow layer cut out a circle.

12. Use the same circle to cut out a circle from the blue cake.



11. Arrange the layers as shown in the video, using buttercream to seal them well.

12. Spread buttercream all over the cake to cover it properly.



12. Slice and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 12