Dreamsicle Lovers Cake

"This cake is beautiful and very moist. If you like dreamsicles you will love this recipe. Wonderful for summertime barbecues and parties."
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Ready In:
1hr 30mins




  • Place cake mix in a bowl.
  • Add water, oil,eggs and extract; beat on medium low speed two minutes.
  • Place batter evenly into a greased and floured 9x13 inch baking pan.
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven for 30-35 minutes.
  • While cake is warm, poke holes evenly over cake with a fork.
  • Pour boiling water over jello in a bowl, stir and dissolve for 2 minutes. Then add cold water into jello and stir till combined.
  • Pour evenly over cake, when cooled; chill 2-4 hours.
  • For frosting, beat softened cream cheese till creamy and smooth.
  • Add pudding, orange jello, milk and vanilla; beat 1-2 minutes, or till smooth.
  • Fold in Cool Whip till combined.
  • Frost evenly over cooled cake.
  • Cover and chill till ready to serve.
  • Chill leftovers.

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  1. You might laugh but I made the most delicious cake last night using this recipe. Yesterday being Valentines Day I tweaked your recipe just a little...I used Chocolate cake mix Strawberry jello and Jello puddings NEW Strawberry cream pudding...If you like Strawcolate like my husband does you will love this, He had three pieces and he is not a sweet eater!
  2. i have been using this and another recipe similar to this for about 5 years (had it at applebees. they stopped making it so i went on a quest for a copycat version. i use food coloring instead of jello, banana pudding and pineapple cheesecake to give it a tropical flavor and my own twist. it is delish:-)
  3. This cake was out of this world good! Taste just like a dreamsicle. It is really moist and creamy. Thanks for posting this outstanding recipe.
  4. I just made this cake. I tried to do the frosting but Ithe was really runny.
  5. This cake was fantastic! Cool, creamy, and light! Great for summertime!!!


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