[1] It’s a beauty, and you can assemble it in 15 minutes (both photos © The Baker Chick).

[2] Even the slices are beautiful! You can serve it with riesling, champagne or other sparkling wine.


Need a last-minute dessert solution for July 4th (or any summer day)?

You can’t do better than this red-white-and-blue-tiful layered pound cake from The Baker Chick.

All you need do is buy the pound cake and berries, plus the ingredients to mix up the cream cheese filling (below).

It can be ready in 15 minutes!

If you want to bake a pound cake, we highly recommend The Baker Chick’s recipe for Cream Cheese Pound Cake.


  • 1 9-inch loaf-size pound cake
  • 2 cups of sliced berries, thinly sliced peaches, or other seasonal fruit
    For The Filling & Frosting

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon

    The instructions may be obvious: slice the cake, cream together the filling, top the layers of filling and frosting with a layer of berries.

    That’s how easy it is to make this beautiful cake.

    The complete instructions are here.

    The U.S. flag is not the only “red, white and blue.”

    There are some 120 flags worldwide with red, white and blue stripes.

    These include countries like France, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Russia, Serbia and Slovakia; plus cities and other political entities.

    Here’s the list.



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