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Red, White, and Blue Desserts

Fourth of July desserts from the Dietary staff at Hanley Center.  Make sure to see our Independence Day Recipes you can make for lunch or dinner here.


Red, White & Blue Desserts

  • 8oz whipped cream
  • 1-pint blueberries
  • 1-pint raspberry
  • 1 sliced fanned out strawberry

Puree half of your blueberries and mix with remaining whole blueberries, do same with raspberries.

Layer ingredients.



St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake

  • 1 package yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar

Preheat oven to 325 degrees

Combine yellow cake mix, melted butter, and 2 eggs. Mix ingredients until smooth, place in a 9×13 pan.  Place some flour on your hands and pat down the mixture.

In a mixer combine remaining eggs, vanilla extract, and cream cheese mix thoroughly. Slowly add 4 cups of powdered sugar, mix completely.

Spread cream cheese mixture over top of cake mix in the pan.

Bake 325 for 40-45 minutes. When done, while hot cover top with more powdered sugar.

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