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Red, White and Blue Poke Cake

Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time3 hrs 20 mins
Author: Erin @ Strawberry Mommycakes

Ingredients

  • For the Cake
  • 1 box White Cake Mix
  • 1 1/2 c. sprite
  • 1 egg white
  • For the Red JELL-O
  • 3 Tbs. Strawberry JELL-O
  • 1/2 c. boiling water
  • 1/4 c. Strawberry Soda or Sprite chilled
  • For the Blue JELL-O
  • 3 Tbs. Berry Blue JELL-O
  • 1/2 c. boiling water
  • 1/4 c. Sprite chilled
  • For the Whipped Topping
  • 1 c. heavy whipping cream
  • 1-3 Tbs. sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven according to your box cake instructions.
  • Next, mix the cake mix, 1 1/2 c. sprite and egg white in a large mixer until it's combined.
  • Pour into ungreased pan (I used 2 6" round pans), then bake according to your box cake instructions.
  • Let the cake cool for about 15 minutes, then poke with a fork every 1/2 inch (watch video for tips).
  • While the cake is cooling, prepare the JELL-O. Pour the blue JELL-O into a bowl.
  • Boil 1/2 c of water, then pour onto the blue JELL-O. Whisk until combined (about 2 minutes).
  • Pour 1/4 c. Sprite onto the JELL-O mixture, then whisk again for another minute.
  • Pour over every other row of the holes. Use the whole mixture and be generous with it!
  • Repeat this process with the red JELL-O.
  • Place in refrigerator for at least 3 hours.
  • When cake is almost done cooling, start the whipped topping.
  • Pour whipping cream into a mixer and with the whisk attachment, whisk on high for 4 minutes.
  • Add sugar, to taste, then mix on low until combined.
  • Top cake with whipped topping, then serve.