Patriotic Picnic Cake

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Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours
Servings: 12
Calories: 158kcal
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Patriotic Picnic Cake


  • 3/4 cup mashed WI white or white fleshed red potatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 16 ounce Angel Food White Cake Mix one step
  • 1/2 cup WI blue mashed potatoes
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup heavy cream whipped
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Place the 3/4 cup mashed potatoes in a large mixing bowl. Gradually beat 1/4 cup of the water into the potatoes, beating until smooth. Add remaining water, 1 teaspoon vanilla and cake mix. Mix just until blended. Pour mixture into ungreased 9x13x2 cake pan. Bake until deep golden brown, about 30 minutes. Cool completely.
  • To prepare topping, combine blue mashed potatoes and cream cheese in a medium bowl. Beat until smooth. Add powdered sugar and butter. Beat until well blended. Stir in remaining vanilla and fold in whipped cream. Spread mixture over cooled cake. Chill several hours or overnight. Before serving, top with strawberries.


Top of cake may also be topped with fresh blueberries.


Calories |158kcalCarbohydrates |11gProtein |1gFat |12gSaturated Fat |8gPolyunsaturated Fat |1gMonounsaturated Fat |3gTrans Fat |1gCholesterol |43mgSodium |56mgPotassium |30mgSugar |10gVitamin A |477IUVitamin C |1mgCalcium |23mgIron |1mg