Red, White and Blue Poke Cake

Red, white and beautiful! A simple cake-mix cake becomes the hit of your Fourth of July gathering with just a few easy additions.


16 servings


1 (18.25 ounce) box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix
water, oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
1 (4-serving size) box strawberry-flavored gelatin
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup cold water
1 (4-serving size) box white chocolate instant pudding and pie filling mix
1/3 cup milk
1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
1/2 cup fresh blueberries


Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). Make cake mix as directed on box for 13 x 9-inch pan, using water, oil and egg whites. Cool completely in pan on wire cooling rack 1 hour.

Pierce cooled cake with fork at 1/2-inch intervals. In medium bowl, stir gelatin and boiling water until dissolved. Stir in cold water. Carefully pour mixture over entire surface of cake. Refrigerate at least 3 hours until serving time.

In large bowl, mix pudding mix and milk until well blended. Gently stir in whipped topping. Spread over cake. Arrange strawberries and blueberries on top of cake to look like flag.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 35 minutes
Cool Time: 1 hour
Chill Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 50 minutes

Additional Information

To show off the red, white and blue of this cake, cut into serving size pieces and arrange on a platter. Top each piece of cake with a tiny American flag available at craft stores. Garnish the platter with whole strawberries and blueberries.


Store in refrigerator.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 270 (Calories from Fat 90); Total Fat 10 g (Saturated Fat 4 g, Trans Fat 1/2  ); Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 350 mg; Total Carbohydrate 41 g (Dietary Fiber 1 g, Sugars 26 g); Protein 3 g. Exchanges: 1 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 3

Recipe Courtesy Of

Betty Crocker

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