Whether they’re the fruit-topped confections everybody makes this time of year or their Jell-O cousins, all those other Stars-and-Stripes cakes can start waving the white flag. We’ve found the most patriotic cake of all, and it’s coming to us from the master baker at Cookies, Cupcakes and Cardio. Revolutionize your baking and learn how to make it yourself with this video tutorial.

You can make this patriotic pastry with your favorite vanilla cake, your favorite vanilla buttercream, and red, white and blue food coloring. There’s really no way to describe how this cake comes together step-by-step – you definitely have to see it to believe it! – so make sure you watch the video to see how it’s made, then let us know how your own try goes! Doesn’t this flag cake just blow all the other ones you’ve seen out of the water?