Best Bites: Star cutout cake

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Celebrate Independence Day with a spectacular star cutout cake! Check out the recipe on this week's episode of Best Bites!



  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 cup water
  • ⅓ cup oil 
  • red food colouring
  • blue food colouring


  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 cup water
  • ⅓ cup oil
  • 32 oz vanilla frosting
  • Sprinkles 


  1. In a bowl, combine the cake mix, egg whites, water, oil and mix. 
  2. Divide the batter into two bowls. In one bowl add a few drops of red food coloring, and in the other, add a few drops of blue food coloring. 
  3. Pour both batters into two seperate piping bags. 
  4. In a baking pan, pipe the batter in rows alternating colors. 
  5. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 15-20 minutes. 
  6. Once cooled, using a 2-inch star-shaped cookie cutter, cut out shapes from the cake. 
  7. In the meantime, prepare the other white batter by combining the white cake mix, 3 egg whites, 1 cup water and oil. 
  8. Transfer the batter into a piping bag. 
  9. In a cake pan, align the stars standing up back to back, and cover with white batter. 
  10. Bake for 35-40 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. 
  11. Frost cake, top with sprinkles and enjoy! 
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