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Patriotic Bundt Cake

This Patriotic Bundt Cake is a great recipe for your Memorial Day or 4th of July party. It’s so pretty and colorful! This awesome recipe uses your favorite boxed cake and adds a bunch of secret ingredients to make it amazing.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: patriotic bundt cake, patriotic bundt cake recipe
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 437kcal
Author: Jill



  • 2 boxes French vanilla cake mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 C Unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 2 C whole milk
  • Red and Sky Blue gel food coloring
  • 1 pouch Red, White, and Blue sprinkle Jimmies (bought from Michaels craft stores)

Vanilla glaze:

  • 2 C powder sugar
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3-5 tbsp whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Spray the bundt pan and set aside
  • Using a standing mixer, combine all of the cake ingredients and mix on medium speed until fully combined, about 5 minutes
  • Divide the batter into 3 bowls
  • Add in red food coloring into one bowl and mix until combined
  • Add in blue food coloring into the second bowl and mix until combined
  • Leave the third bowl white
  • Using a spoon, Spoon a spoonful of each color into the bundt pan, alternating between colors
  • Once done, place into the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes
  • Once timer goes off poke cake with a knife to see if it comes out clean
  • Let cool completely in the bundt pan
  • Once cooled, place a serving plate onto the top of the bundt pan and flip over so that the cake can come out onto the plate


  • Combine all ingredients into a large bowl and mix until smooth
  • Pour the glaze into a measuring cup or a large cup to easy pour


  • Pour the glaze onto the cake
  • Sprinkle some patriotic sprinkles onto the glaze
  • Let the glaze harden before enjoying!


Calories: 437kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 479mg | Potassium: 102mg | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 465IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 189mg | Iron: 1.4mg