Watch our How to Make JELL-O Poke Cake Cooking Video and you’ll discover why it’s called poke cake. There is actual poking involved, with a fork.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 pkg. (2-layer size) white cake mix
1 cup boiling water
1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Strawberry Flavor Gelatin
1/2 cup cold water
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
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Let's Make It
Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 13x9-inch pan. Cool cake in pan 15 min. Pierce cake with large fork at 1/2-inch intervals.
Add boiling water to gelatin mix in small bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water; pour over cake. Refrigerate 3 hours.
Frost cake with COOL WHIP. Refrigerate 1 hour.
Prepare using a yellow cake mix.
Prepare using COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping.
Prepare using any flavor JELL-O Gelatin.
For a festive touch, garnish with colored sprinkles just before serving.
Serve with fresh fruit.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 32g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.