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Strawberry Jello Poke Cake

Strawberry Jello Poke Cake

This fun twist on strawberry shortcake is a delicious and fresh summer treat! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword jello cake, Strawberry Jello Poke Cake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author I Heart Recipes


  • 15.25 oz box white cake mix AND ingredients on the back of the box
  • 3 oz box of strawberry gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 8 oz Whipped Topping
  • Fresh strawberries for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Spray the bottom of a 9 x 13 pan with a nonstick spray and set aside.
  • Combine the cake mix, eggs, oil and water in a mixing bowl and stir until all of the ingredients are wet. Mix the batter with an electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  • Pour into the 9x13 pan and bake for 25-28 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • Place cake pan on a wire rack and cool for 45 minutes.
  • Using the end of a wooden spoon, gently poke holes all over the top of the cake.
  • Pour the strawberry gelatin mix into a mixing bowl, and add 1 cup boiling water and whisk until combined.
  • Pour the gelatin mixture all over the top of the cake.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight or for at least 3 hours.
  • Before serving, spread Cool Whip on top of the cake and garnish with strawberries.
  • Serve & Enjoy