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Mexican Flag 'Cake'
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Mexican Flag 'Cake'

4 Hr(s) 25 Min(s)
20 Min(s) Prep
4 Hr(s) 5 Min(s) Cook
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this Mexican Flag 'Cake.' This delicious Mexican Flag 'Cake' is made with sliced kiwi, whipped topping and strawberries.
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20 servings
Original recipe yields 20 servings
1-1/2 cups boiling water
2 pkg. (3 oz. each) JELL-O Strawberry Flavor Gelatin
ice cubes
1 cup cold water
1 pkg. (10.75 oz.) prepared pound cake, cut into 10 slices
2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
4 kiwi, peeled, sliced
10 fresh strawberries, cut in half
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Let's Make It
1
Add boiling water to gelatin mixes; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Add enough ice to cold water to make 2 cups. Add to gelatin; stir until melted. Refrigerate 5 min. or until gelatin is slightly thickened.
2
Cover bottom of 13x9-inch dish with cake; cover with gelatin. Refrigerate 4 hours or until set.
3
Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with whisk or mixer until blended; stir in COOL WHIP. Spread over gelatin. Arrange fruit on cream cheese mixture to resemble the Mexican flag.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Use 1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Strawberry Flavor Gelatin.
Tip 2
Variation
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese and COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping.
Tip 3
How to Assemble Flag Cake
Cake should be divided in to 3 even vertical sections sections: 1 section is green (kiwi), 1 is white (no fruit), and last section is red (strawberry).
Tip 4
How to Make Mexican Toothpick Flags
Make 3 small printouts of the Mexican flag. Find them online by searching for the words "Mexican Flag." Print out the flags, then cut them out. Tape the green ends to toothpicks, then insert into center of dessert.
Tip 5
Size Wise
Enjoy a serving of this easy-to-make dessert on occasion, but keep portion size in mind. One dessert makes enough for 20 servings.
Nutrition
Calories
220
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
15%
Saturated Fat 8g
40%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 35mg
12%
Sodium 190mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates 25g
9%
Dietary Fibers 0.5124g
2%
Sugars 20g
40%
Protein 3g
6%
Vitamin A
10%
Vitamin C
35%
Calcium
2%
Iron
2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
Makes 20 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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