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Red, White, and Blue Poke Cake

This Red, White, and Blue Poke Cake is perfect for the Fourth of July, Memorial Day, or any patriotic occasion! The light, fluffy cake is infused with red and blue Jello for a fruity, colorful easy dessert!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword 4th of july foods, cake, cake recipe, poke cake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Chilling Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 40 minutes
Servings 12
Author Kasey Schwartz


  • 1 18oz box white cake mix plus ingredients to make the cake
  • 1 3.5oz box of red Jell-O
  • 1 3.5oz box of blue Jell-O
  • 2 cups water boiling
  • 1 tub of Cool Whip thawed


  • Prepare the cake following the instructions on the box. Cool completely. Using the end of a wooden spoon, poke holes in the cake every inch or so.
  • Add the Jell-O mixes to separate bowls. Pour one cup of boiling water into each bowl and stir to dissolve. Let cool to room temperature and pour the different colored liquid into the holes in the cake making sure not to mix them.
  • Cover the cake and refrigerate it for at least 4 hours.
  • Spread Cool Whip over the cake and decorate with sprinkles.


Sodium: 2mg