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Easy Strawberry Poke Cake

Easy Strawberry Poke Cake

Easy Strawberry Poke Cake


It’s still strawberry season and that means more time for yummy berry desserts! The possibilities are really endless for strawberry treats, but I have one that is super easy to make; and sure to please. Poke cakes are kind of a big thing right now, and there are a variety of combinations you can do with it. For a refreshingly moist treat, I recommend this easy Strawberry Poke Cake.
strawberry poke cake
I whipped up this poke cake for a last minute dessert, and forgot that it needed to refrigerate for 3 hours. To speed things up, I popped it in the freezer to help it set up faster. It seemed to work okay. Hey – the entire cake was eaten, so it couldn’t have been a bad thing!
Easy Strawberry Poke Cake
In the comments, I want to hear what other types of poke cakes you have tried! Let’s see who has the most creative one! Maybe I’ll even whip it up next!

Easy Strawberry Poke Cake
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Serves: 12-16
 
Ingredients
Cake:
  • 1 white cake mix
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 3 oz box strawberry Jell-o
  • ½ cup cold water
Frosting:
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbs powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Prepare cake mix according to the back of the box. Poor into a 9x13 pan and bake according to package.
  2. Let cake cool for 20 minutes before poking numerous holes in the top of cake, with a large fork.
  3. In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine boiling water and Jell-o until the Jell-o is completely dissolved. Add the cold water and mix well. Pour over entire cake.
  4. Cover the cake with plastic wrap and refrigerate for three hours.
  5. Beat whipping cream with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Carefully stir in vanilla and powdered sugar; careful not to overmix. Spread on top of cake.
  6. Top with strawberries and keep in the fridge until ready to serve.

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