Christmas Poke Cake

2
Amy Herald

By
@Meave

My mom found this as a Jello advertisement in a magazine back when I was a little girl. She made it once around Christmas time and I loved it so much that I asked for one every year as my Birthday Cake.

Everyone loves this cake and it is so pretty around the holidays!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
3 Hr 10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2
    baked 9" round white cake layers, cooled
  • 2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 pkg
    (4 oz.) red jello
  • 1 pkg
    (4 oz.) green jello
  • 1
    (8 oz.) container of cool whip

How to Make Christmas Poke Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Remove the cakes from cake pans and cool.
  2. Place cooled cake layers, top sides up in 2 clean 9 inch round cake pans.
  3. Pierce layers with a large fork at 1/2 inch intervals. (I use a chop stick or skewer)
  4. Stir 1 cup of boiling water into each flavor of dry jello mix in separate bowls at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved.
  5. Carefully pour red gelatin over 1 cake layer and green gelatin over the second cake layer. Refrigerate 3 hours.
  6. Dip 1 cake pan in warm water for 10 seconds; unmold onto serving plate. Frost with cool whip. Refrigerate for 1 hour or more before serving.

Printable Recipe Card

About Christmas Poke Cake




Show 4 Comments & Reviews

22 Showstopping Bundt Cake Recipes

22 Showstopping Bundt Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

A Bundt pan can transform a basic cake or pound cake recipe into a beautiful and festive dessert. The next time you want to impress your family with your baking...

Five Christmas Desserts Your Family Will Love

Five Christmas Desserts Your Family Will Love

Kitchen Crew

One of my favorite parts of a holiday is dessert. All the cooking is behind me. It's my time to sit down, relax, and catch up with my loved ones....