This Patriot American Flag Cake is made from a delicious classic yellow sheet cake topped with creamy almond cream cheese frosting. Get your red, white and blue on by topping with fresh strawberries and blueberries create our beloved Old Glory!
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Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 12 by 17 inch cookie sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
Cream butter and sugar with paddle attachment in a stand mixer for 4-5 minutes on medium high speed until light and fluffy!
While butter and sugar are creaming, whisk together dry ingredients.
Beat in eggs one at a time. Scrape sides of bowl after each addition then add vanilla.
Add sour cream and vegetable oil and mix until combined.
Alternate dry ingredients with buttermilk ⅓ at a time, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Do not over mix!
Spread batter into pan and bake for 15- 20 minutes. Check at 15 minutes. Allow to cool while you slice strawberries in half and prepare icing.
For icing, mix cream cheese and butter on medium high speed for 1 minute with whisk attachment.
Add sugar all at once turn mixer on low to combine. Once combined add cream, salt and almond extract mix on medium high speed for 4-5 minutes. Ice cake and decorate with strawberries and blueberries. Use a star icing tip to pipe stars in between blueberries. Pipe a shell border around cake to finish edges if you wish!