Memorial Day is many things to many people. It is the start of summer, the end of school and new beginnings for some. It means it is time to get out the bathing suits, plan for summer vacation and to brush the cobwebs off the grill!
For me however, Memorial Day is much more. My son serves in the Amy, and it is days like this I miss him even more. I am a very proud mother, who is lucky enough to have a “hero” for a son. Even though we are oceans apart, celebrating holidays like this makes me feel closer.
This cake is an old family recipe that my Grandmother used to make, and my son in the Army loved to eat! Its red, white and blue colors make it perfect for any American holiday. I have perfected through the years by adding flavor and richness with Challenge Butter, and a surprisingly light and creamy, cream cheese frosting.
Memorial Day is a time to remember all of our servicemen and women who stand proud and tall in the military. It is a time to reflect on all of the honored privileges we have as Americans, and how amazing it is to live in a free country. I hope this cake will be a special part of your Memorial Day celebration. It is time to celebrate summer and remember all of our American heroes, past and present. For the complete recipe, click here! To veiw the video, click here!