St. Patrick's Day Cake

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

Although this cake can be made all year round, it looks great on the table on St. Patrick's Day.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Cake

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package 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)
  • 2 (3 ounce) packages lime gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 12 cup cold water

  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 1 (3 1/2 ounce) package vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 (8 ounce) carton frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • green sprinkles


  1. Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish.
  2. Cool for 1 hour.
  3. In a small bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water; stir in cold water and set aside.
  4. With a meat fork or wooden skewer, poke holes about 2 inches apart into cooled cake.
  5. Slowly pour gelatin over cake; refrigerate until cake is completely cool and gelatin is set.
  6. In a bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes or until soft-set.
  7. Fold in whipped topping.
  8. Spread over cake.
  9. Decorate with sprinkles.
  10. Cover and refrigerate until serving.


Most Helpful

This was a very easy and tasty cake. My husband ate 3 pieces before finally cutting himself off. Would make again. Thanks for the recipe!

catmaniacs March 17, 2013

Very pretty and surprisingly light! I did not use the topping though, because this was made for a fund raiser and needed to sit out on a table all day. This cake got off to a rocky start when I added it to my shopping list. When I got home from the store, I did not have eggs because step #1 says prepare according to package directions which means the cake preparation ingredients (eggs & oil) do not appear in the shopping list or in the nutritional panel. This is a flexible recipe. Think about black cherry jello in a white cake with white chocolate pudding in the topping. Thanks chef!

Kat's Mom March 17, 2009

This was a nice and easy cake .My daughter baked the cake and my younger three helped with the mixing and the sprinkles.They enjoyed this activity since they are about a quarter Irish .Not alot of Irish on the Big island.Thanks so much,Mrssoupie.

fidelitysmom March 18, 2007

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