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Strawberry Jello Poke Cake

Strawberry Jello Poke Cake is light and fluffy, filled with strawberry jello, and topped with Cool Whip for a delicious summertime treat!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: box cake mix, dessert, poke cake
Servings: 12
Calories: 160kcal
Author: Kasey Schwartz
Cost: 10


  • 1 box white cake mix prepared as directed
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 box 4-serving size Jell-O strawberry-flavored gelatin
  • 1 container 8 oz Whipped Topping (Cool Whip)
  • 12 fresh strawberries cut in half


  • Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Prepare cake as directed on box.
  • Bake 28 to 32 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on cooling rack 20 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl, pour boiling water on gelatin and stir until dissolved.
  • Add holes to cake with the of a wooden spoon.
  • Carefully pour strawberry gelatin evenly over top of cake. Cool completely
  • Spread whipped topping over cake.
  • Add strawberries to the top of each piece of cake before serving.



Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Sodium: 299mg | Potassium: 27mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 18g | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 1mg