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Cakes- Poke Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Amy Dittbrenner
Added: Friday, March 30, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 baked round white cake layers (9 inch), cooled
2 c boiling water, divided
2 pkgs 4 serving size Jello - fun colors/flavors
1 tub 8 oz cool whip thawed, divided

Directions:
Directions:
1. Pierce cakes with large for at 1/2- inch intervals
2. Combine 1 c boiling water into each flavor Jello in separate bowls, stir until completely dissolved, about 2 min. Carefully pour 1 color over each cake layer (ie. one blue and one red). Refrigerate for 3 hours.
3. Dip one cake pan in warm water for 10 sec.; unmold onto serving plate. Spread with about 1 c of the whipped topping. Unmold second cake layer; carefully place on first cake layer. Frost top and side of cake with remaining whipped topping. Refrigerate 1 hour or until ready to serve. Optional - Top with fresh fruit.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Do this when you need a dessert with a theme. 4th of July with Red and Blue
Halloween with Purple and Orange
Superbowl - Go Broncos! Orange and Blue
Valentines with Red and Pink

 

 

 

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