Patriotic Poke Cake

Patriotic Poke Cake


"Serve this red, white, and blue cake with colorful fresh berries, such as blueberries, strawberries and raspberries."


3 h 30 m servings
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Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Place cake layers, top sides up, in 2 clean 9-inch round cake pans. Pierce cake with large fork at 1/2-inch intervals.
  2. Stir 1 cup of the boiling water into red and Berry Blue gelatin in separate bowls 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Carefully pour red gelatin over 1 cake layer and Berry Blue gelatin over second cake layer. Refrigerate 3 hours.
  3. Dip 1 cake pan in warm water 10 seconds; unmold onto serving plate. Spread with about 1 cup of the whipped topping. Unmold second cake layer; carefully place on first cake layer. Frost top and sides of cake with remaining whipped topping.
  4. Refrigerate 1 hour or until ready to serve. Garnish with fresh fruit, if desired. Store leftover cake in refrigerator.
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  1. 25 Ratings


DJDEMARCO commented that the cool whip was an insubstantial frosting for this layer cake; I completely agree. has a awesome and simple and refreshing Cool Whip Frosting recipe: al...

I did change the frosting to give it more body. Mix 4-8 oz ( I settled on 6 oz) softened cream cheese and 1/2 cup confectioners sugar together and fold into the whipped topping. The cake is gr...

This was fun and festive and if everyone didn't comment on how well they liked it I'm not sure I would even give it 3 stars. When I assembled my cake layers they were wet. If you pressed on the ...