Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue
Health & Wellness

Patriotic Angel Food Cake

Patriotic Angel Food Cake
Festive 4th of July angel food cake topped with fresh strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and whipped cream.

Need a lighter dessert for the fourth of July? This cake couldn’t be easier! Angel food cake is made with egg whites and no butter – cutting the fat and calories significantly. If you have time, you can always make the cake from scratch. Buying a premade cake saves time, allowing you to enjoy your time with your family or shift.

Active Prep Time: 15 minutes

Makes 12 servings


  • 1 premade angel food cake 
  • 1-2 containers light cool whip 
  • 1 container strawberries 
  • 1 container blueberries 


  1. Buy a pre-made angel food cake at the store, slice width-wise into thirds.
  2. Top with light cool whip and berries.
  3. Refrigerate for 1 hour prior to serving. Or, leave ingredients out for shiftmates to assemble to their own taste


  • 1 small slice with 1/4 c light cool whip is 170 calories, 1g fat, 35g carbs, 4g protein.

Megan Lautz, MS, RD, CSCS, TSAC-F 

Megan is a Registered Dietitian and coach who specializes in firefighter nutrition. Megan’s mission is to help firefighters perform better, recover faster, and enjoy long healthy retirements. Megan is the owner of RescueRD LLC, which provides nutrition seminars and coaching for tactical athletes across the country. Check out @Rescue.RD on Facebook and Instagram.

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