Thursday, April 23, 2009

Strawberry Poke Cake

  • 1 (18.25 oz) package white cake mix
  • 1 (3.5 oz) package instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 (3 oz) package strawberry gelatin mix
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup ice water
  • 1 (12 oz) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • fresh strawberries
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour one 9x13" pan.
  2. Combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, 1 cup water and the vegetable oil and blend well. Beat at medium speed of an electric mixer for 4 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until the cake springs back when lightly touched. Let cake cool in pan for 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, dissolve the gelatin in the boiling water, then add the cold ice water.
  5. Poke holes in the warm cake with a fork at 1/2" intervals. Pour gelatin over the cake. chill cake for 3-4 hours then frost with shipped topping. Keep cake refrigerated.
  6. Can add fresh strawberries to the top of the cake.


Ben, Heather & kids said...

We LOVE this!

Neisha said...

yep. this is a big hit every time! it's so moist