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Jello Poke Cake Recipe

Jello Poke Cake Recipe is the perfect dessert to bring to family gatherings, holidays and more. With just a few ingredients, this cake is so easy to make.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Chill3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Jello Poke Cake Recipe
Servings: 9
Calories: 281kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • 1 white cake mix box and any ingredients listed on box
  • 3.3 oz jello mix strawberry (you can also use raspberry, cherry )
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 tub Cool Whip


  • Prepare cake mix as directed and bake in a 9x13 pan. Let cool for 15 minutes.
  • Poke cake with fork at ½ inch intervals.
  • Prepare jell-o as directed. Spoon over cake mix until jell-o liquid is all gone.
  • Chill 3 to 4 hours and top with whipped cream. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


You can easily make this recipe with your favorite Jello flavor. 


Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 512mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Calcium: 160mg | Iron: 1mg