Easy 4th of July Layer Cake Recipe

Learn how to make this super Easy 4th of July layer cake recipe! We use boxed cake mix, homemade frosting and lots of fresh berries to make this patriotic red, white and blue cake to celebrate the Fourth of July! An easy summer dessert recipe that the entire family will enjoy.

4th of july cake

If you are hosting a 4th of July party this year or if it will just be your family celebrating together, this easy cake recipe is a perfect! This summer dessert is what we call, semi-homemade! We use a boxed cake mix and add fresh berries. It is delicious and so pretty!

How to make Easy 4th of July Layer Cake Recipe

I swear, the smaller round cake pans are so cute! It makes this simple cake look more elegant with the three layers! We used 6 inch rounds (you can find them here).


  • 6 inch round cake pans
  • two boxed cake mixes (white or yellow cake)
  • homemade frosting or 2 cans of frosting
  • fresh berries (strawberries, blueberries and blackberries)
  1. Mix cake mixes according to the box.
  2. Butter or spray pan. Pour batter into the three pans evenly. Or as evenly as you can!
  3. Bake according to box.
  4. Remove from oven and allow to cool on cooling racks.
  5. Frosting cakes. We love the look of the naked cake – just icing a thin layer of icing on the sides of cake.
  6. Top with berries.

Serve at your Fourth of July party!

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *