I had the "help" of 3 little girls with this cake, but their heads were turned more towards the Disney Channel than towards the bowls of batter, frosting, layers, etc. Next time, instead of teaching them how to bake, I'll teach them how to do the dishes so they can clean up my mess! Separate your white cake batter into 3 equal portions. Color one portion red. Color one portion blue. Leave one portion white. Bake and cool.
Here is the breakdown for construction:
After leveling the tops of each layer, slice the red and white cakes in half.
I baked 6" cakes, so I chose a 3" round cutter and cut the middle of the blue layer. You will use the outer ring for the cake.
You should have the following to stack:
Place the red circle on top of the white circle:
We did get some much needed rain.
Hope everyone enjoyed their Fourth of July!