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Strawberry Poke Cake

This moist and easy Strawberry Poke Cake is quick to put together and stunning when served.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Chilling Time5 hours
Total Time5 hours 40 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake
Servings: 16 servings
Author: Cindy Hopper


  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 3 egg whites most white cake mixes call for egg whites only
  • oil , per box
  • 2 3 oz boxes of Strawberry Jello
  • 1 8oz tub Cool Whip whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 Cups sliced strawberries


  • Prepare the box cake mix according to the package and bake according to the instructions for a 9×13 pan.
  • Let the baked cake cool completely.
  • In a small bowl, combine 1 cup boiling water and Jell-O and stir until gelatin is dissolved, stir in the ½ cup cold water.
  • Poke the cake with the handle of a wooden spoon or the tines of a meat fork halfway into the cake at ½ - 1-inch intervals.
  • Carefully pour the strawberry gelatin evenly over the top of the cake.
  • Cover and chill for at least 4 hours.
  • Mix instant pudding with only 1 cup of milk. Let it sit a minute until slightly stiff. Fold in the thawed 8 oz tub of Cool Whip.
  • Spread the cool whip mixture over the top of the cake and garnish with sliced strawberries right before serving.