Colorful Cherry Poke Cake Recipe: 4-Ingredient Poke Cake Recipe Is Fun & Easy to Make by 30Seconds Food

Colorful Cherry Poke Cake Recipe: 4-Ingredient Poke Cake Recipe Is Fun & Easy to Make

Poke cakes are so easy to make. This colorful cherry poke cake recipe can be make with other flavors of gelatin. Get creative by using lime, orange, blue raspberry, watermelon or your favorite flavor gelatin. 

This easy cake recipe travels well, so it is ideal for taking to potlucks, cookouts and family get-togethers. What a fun cake to enjoy on Easter

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 2 hours to chill 
Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 2 1/2 hours
Servings: 10 to 12


Here's how to make it: 

  1. Prepare the cake mix according to package directions for a 13x9-inch pan. Let the cake cool for 15 minutes after baking.
  2. Make the JELL-O according to package directions. 
  3. Using a skewer or fork, poke holes all over the cake. Pour the JELL-O over the cake. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours. 
  4. When ready to serve, frost with the whipped topping. Garnish with maraschino cherries. 

Optional: If desired, you could put some maraschino cherries on the bottom of the pan before pouring the cake batter over and baking. 

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Donna John
Love poke cakes! My grandma used to make them all the time. I bet this would be good with chocolate whipped cream. Nothing like chocolate and cherries. food: Sexy Chocolate Whipped Cream Recipe: When Regular Whipped Cream Just Won't Do
Elisa Schmitz
What a pretty and yummy cake! Makes me smile just looking at it. :-)

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