Happy Labor Day!

Stars And Stripes Torte

Stars And Stripes Torte

Ingredients:

  • 1 package white cake mix
  • 1 ½ cups cold milk
  • 1 package (3.3 oz.) instant white chocolate pudding mix
  • ½ tsp. almond extract
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 1 2/3 cups raspberry pie filling
  • 1 2/3 cups blueberry pie filling
  • Fresh blueberries and raspberries, optional

Method:

Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using two greased and floured 9-inch round pans. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. In a small bowl, beat the milk, pudding mix and extract on low speed for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until set. Cover and refrigerate for 10 minutes or until thickened. Fold in whipping cream. Cut each cake horizontally into two layers. Place bottom layer on a serving plate; spread with raspberry pie filling. Top with second cake layer; spread with 1 2/3 cups of pudding mixture. Top with third layer; spread with blueberry pie filling. Top with remaining cake layer and pudding mixture. Place blueberries around top edge of cake and form a star with blueberries and raspberries if desired.

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Banana Nut Cake

A fun cake to make to celebrate Labor Day weekend!

Banana Nut Cake
Banana Nut Cake

What you’ll need…

  • 1 package yellow cake mix
  • 1 package instant banana cream pudding mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 1 ½ cups mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
  • ¾ cup chopped walnutsFullSizeRender (1) copy
  • Confectioners’ sugar, optional

What to do…

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, pudding mix, water, eggs and oil; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Beat in bananas. Stir in nuts. Pour into a greased 13 inch x 9 inch x 2 inch baking pan.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Dust with confectioners’ sugar if desired.

Makes 12 servings.

Tested in the THASC kitchen. Photo by THASC.
THASC is a unique small American business producing cards and other promotional products.
www.thasc.com