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Strawberry Poke Cake

slice of great looking strawberry cake with mint leaves


1 box white cake mix (and ingredients on the box)

1 cup water

1/3 cup vegetable oil

3 large eggs

1 (3 oz.) box strawberry-flavored Jell-O mix

1 cup boiling water

1/2 cup cold water

1 (8 oz.) tub whipped topping, thawed

Fresh strawberries for garnish


1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.

2. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, 1 cup of water,

vegetable oil, and eggs. Beat on medium speed until well mixed.

3. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and smooth with a spatula.

4. Bake for 28-33 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into thecenter comes out clean.

5. Allow the cake to cool for a few minutes, then use the end of a wooden spoon to poke holes all over the top of the cake.

6. Mix the strawberry Jell-O with 1 cup of boiling water until the Jell-O dissolves, then stir in the 1/2 cup cold water.

7. Slowly pour the Jell-O mixture over the cake, making sure it fills the holes.

8. Refrigerate the cake for at least 3 hours to set.

9. Spread the thawed whipped topping over the cake.

10. Garnish with fresh strawberry slices before serving. Enjoy your delicious strawberry poke cake.


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