Jello Poke Cake Recipe

Jello Poke Cake

This easy Jello poke cake is a retro dessert that we love! Made with white cake mix, Jello, and Cool Whip, you'll enjoy the flavor of this delicious sweet treat.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Jello Poke Cake, Jello Poke Cake Recipe, Strawberry Jello Poke Cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 210kcal


  • 1 box white cake mix + ingredients called for on box
  • 1 3.3 ounce package strawberry jello
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 8 ounce tub of Cool Whip
  • fresh strawberries for garnish if desired


  • Prepare cake to directions, and after baking poke holes throughout the cake with a fork.
  • Mix boiling water with Jello and stir until dissolved, then pour in cold water.
  • Pour Jello over the entire cake, allowing to seep into holes.
  • Cover with Cool Whip.
  • You can also add fresh fruit to the top before slicing and serving!


Calories: 210kcal