Raspberry Poke Cake

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

Fast and simple. And the kids love it. Use any kind of jello you like.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) box white cake mix
  • 3 egg whites (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 13 cup oil (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1 13 cups water (or as called for by your cake mix)
  • 1 (3 ounce) package raspberry Jell-O gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 12 cup cold water
  • whipping cream


  1. Mix and bake cake in a 9x13 pan.
  2. Cool for 15 minutes in pan; then poke with fork at 1/2" intervals.
  3. Make sure you poke all the way down.
  4. Dissolve jello in boiling water.
  5. Add cold water and spoon over cake.
  6. Chill 3-4 hours.
  7. Top with whipping cream.


Most Helpful

I love how simple it is! My hubby picked up a random cake mix and I wanted something different, so abox of strawberry Jello and some blue can icing later...... this would be great for a 4th of July bbq- I didn't realize until typing this that I had made a red, white and blue cake! lol thanks!

Jenni Loves Ryry July 07, 2013

My mom used to make this. So pretty and so yummy. Can you say "COMFORT FOOD?"

Funkymunky613 January 23, 2012

my mom and aunts started making this when i was in high school in the seventies. i hadn't made one in years so had to search for a recipe since i wasn't sure if the jello was made according to the package directions... i love this cake. it's always a hit :-)

the chef's wife September 08, 2009

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