Simple Strawberry Jello Cake Recipe
This strawberry jello poke cake is fresh, easy, and perfect for a crowd! Plus, this recipe uses cool whip AND jello.
Simple Strawberry Jello Cake is super simple, very budget friendly, and perfect for any occasion. Bring it along to potlucks or your next kids' party. This chilled strawberry poke cake will be "ooh-ed" and "aah-ed" when you walk in! The simple flavors in this recipe are impossible to resist... don't expect to take any cake home, because it will all be eaten before you leave! This simple and easy cake recipe is made from jello and cool whip, making it light and fluffy. It only takes moments to make and adds some stunning hues to your party.
Just be prepared to make this recipe again, because you will definitely get requests. Luckily, it's so easy to make that you won't mind bringing it all the time!
Preparation Time15 min
Chilling Time2 hr
Cooking Time25 min
- 1 box white cake mix
- 1 container Cool Whip (light or regular)
- 1 large package strawberry jello
- 1 box frozen sweetened strawberries, drained
- 2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
Prepare cake mix as directed. Bake in 13 x 9 cake pan as directed.
Remove from oven and poke holes in cake with fork. Every two to three time you poke the cake, turn the fork so as to make bigger holes. (If the holes are not big enough, the Jello will not seep down into the cake). Make sure you poke all the way to the bottom if possible.
Prepare Jello using one-half the amount of water. Pour Jello over the top of the cake, covering it completely. Place in refrigerator to cool.
Add thawed sweetened, drained strawberries to the Cool Whip. Place in refrigerator.
Once the cake has completely cooled, frost with the Cool Whip mixture and top with fresh sliced strawberries.
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