Jello Poke Cake

Jello poke cake is one of the most refreshing and light poke cakes, topped off with smooth and creamy Cool Whip!

Author: Jennifer Fishkind
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 15
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5 from 2 votes


  • 1 box white cake mix + ingredients called for on box
  • 1 3.3 ounce package strawberry jello (any flavor will work)
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 tub Cool Whip or whipped topping


  1. Prepare cake according to directions on the box and bake in a 9x13 baking dish.

  2. Let cool for 15 minutes and poke holes in the cake using a fork.

  3. Mix boiling water with jello and stir until dissolved, then stir in the cold water.

  4. Pour evenly over the cake and let seep into holes.

  5. Chill in refrigerator at least 1 hour (3-4 hours is ideal)

  6. Cover with Cool Whip or other whipped topping. Garnish with fruit.

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 151kcal
Fat: 2g
Saturated fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 2mg
Sodium: 251mg
Potassium: 38mg
Carbohydrates: 32g
Fiber: 1g
Sugar: 17g
Protein: 2g
Vitamin A: 26%
Calcium: 92%
Iron: 1%
Keyword: cake, Cake Mix, easy dessert, jello
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