The flag cake that will make you seriously question your baking skills

Jun 26, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. ET

You should probably just scrap whatever cake you had planned for your 4th of July celebration, because there's no way it's going to be as cool as this.

As someone who doesn't bake, I look at a cake like this and assume there must be some sorcery involved. There's just no way a regular human could create something so magical.

"Look at me, I'm just a regular cake on the outside..."

flag cake outside

"But I'm about to blow your mind when you slice into me."

flag cake

Boom! What did I tell you? That's some kind of sorcery, no?

If you're feeling extra ambitious and super patriotic this 4th of July, the incredibly talented SugaryWinzy has created the most detailed tutorial you can imagine, complete with charts and what looks to be cake math.

flag cake with stars

And if you're feeling extra, extra ambitious, you can pipe 50 tiny stars on each slice like SugaryWinzy did. She clearly knows how to do 4th of July.

All images: SugaryWinzy

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