You’ll have the crowd oohing and ahhing when they see this red, white and blue striped patriotic showstopper.
1/4 cup each cake flour and cornstarch
1 Tbs. unsweetened cocoa powder
2 Tbs. chopped candied ginger
2 eggs, at room temp.
2 egg yolks, at room temp.
1/2 cup. plus 2 Tbs. granulated sugar
1 Tbs. red food coloring
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/8 tsp. salt
1 pkg. (8 oz.)** cream cheese,** at room temp.
2 Tbs. powdered sugar
1 bar (4 oz.) white chocolate, melted
2 cups whipped topping
3/4 cup seedless strawberry jam
1 Tbs. berry liqueur, like Chambord
1 lemon, zested and juiced
1 pint fresh blueberries
1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
Active time: 45 min.
Total time: 1 hr., plus chilling and cooling time