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Red White and Blue Cake Bars

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
These Red White and Blue Cake Bars are perfect for your 4th of July Dessert recipe. The kids will love them because the flag on top is made with the red, white and blue Skittles® America Mix candy.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 9 bars
Calories 184 kcal


  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 2 extra large eggs
  • ½ cup oil
  • Red Ameri-color Soft Gel Paste Food Color-about 10 drops
  • Blue Ameri-color Soft Gel Paste Food Color-about 10 drops
  • 1 tub Marshmallow Frosting
  • Skittles® candy America Mix
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  • Mix the cake mix, eggs and oil in a large bowl and divide the dough into three equal portions.
  • Mix the red food dye into one portion. Mix the blue food dye into another portion.
  • Leave the third portion of dough uncolored.
  • Spread the red colored dough into the bottom of a rectangular brownie pan that has been lined with parchment paper.
  • Next spread the white uncolored cake dough carefully over the red dough with the back of a spoon.
  • Spread the blue dough over the white dough.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 F. degree oven for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.
  • Once cool frost with the entire container of marshmallow frosting.
  • Arrange the red, white and blue Skittles® candy America Mix over the top of the frosting in a Flag pattern.
  • Cut into bars to serve.


Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 43mg | Potassium: 22mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 67IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg
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