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Very Berry Cake

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4 Easy-Bake brand yellow cake mixes

1/3 cup blueberries (35 berries)

1 strawberry

1/4 cup heavy whipping cream

2 teaspoons sugar

Cake Mate decorating gel tubes, optional

Cook s note: This cake can be made with only two layers, using half the whipped cream and blueberries for assembly. Then it is only a Berry Cake.

Prepare 4 Easy-Bake yellow cake layers according to directions on package and let cool. Whip heavy whipping cream with 2 teaspoons sugar until it holds soft peaks. Place one cake layer on cake plate. Spread 1/4 of prepared whipped cream and top with 8 blueberries around edge of cake and 1 blueberry in center.

Place the second layer on top of the first. Spread 1/4 of prepared whipped cream and top with 8 blueberries around the edge of the cake and 1 blueberry in center.

Place third layer on top of the second. Spread 1/4 of prepared whipped cream, and top with 8 blueberries around edge of cake and 1 blueberry in center.

Place remaining cake on top of third. Spread remaining whipped cream and top with 8 blueberries around edge of cake and 1 strawberry in center. Create designs on top of cake and around berries using decorating gel.

Yield: One 4-layer Easy-Bake cake

Source: Brandon Wesley, 10, finalist in Hasbro s Easy-Bake Baker of the Year 2003 contest

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