• Independence Day Sugar Cookie Cake

    Thank goodness for daughters who can cook!

    Julie made this cake, and her recipe called it a sugar cookie cake. Since she served it for July 4, we renamed it Independence Day Cake. It is completely delicious, and it does have the essence of a sugar cookie!

    1 1/2 Cups Sugar
    3/4 Cup Butter
    3 Eggs
    3 Teaspoons Vanilla
    2 1/4 Cups Flour
    2 1/4 Teaspoons Baking Powder
    3/4 Cup Cold Milk


    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter and flour a 9 x 13 inch pan.

    1. Cream butter and sugar together.

    2. Beat in eggs one at a time.

    3. Add vanilla, and beat well.

    4. Add flour and baking powder and mix.

    5. Finally, stir in milk until batter is smooth.

    6. Pour into pan and bake 30-40 minutes.

    Ingredients For Icing

    4 1/2 Cups Powdered Sugar
    1 1/2 Cups Butter
    2 Teaspoons Vanilla
    3 Tablespoons Milk
    Strawberries and Blueberries (for flag)

    Icing Preparation

    1. Cream sugar and butter.

    2. Beat in vanilla.

    3. Add milk as needed to get the desired consistency.

    4. Spread over cake.

    5. Use berries to create the flag.

    We thought this one was delicious!

    About Fredda Jones

    Fredda Davis Jones was raised “in the country” in Comanche County and learned very early that creativity and innovation are traits that can flourish even in small-town Texas and that with enough effort, indeed nothing is impossible, including being married to the same man for over 40 years! Rickey and Fredda have 2 children, 5 grandchildren, and a crazy life that includes sitting in the bleachers several times a week. The rest of her time is spent creating great content for texansunited.com and marketing small-town Texas.
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