Luscious Lemon Poke Cake Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published May 1, 2020
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This cake is quite easy but looks impressive and tastes divine.

How To Make Luscious Lemon Poke Cake

This Luscious Lemon Poke Cake serves a perfect balance of sweetness and bright citrus flavor. Top it with sweet whipped cream to complete this irresistible dessert.

  • 2 9 inch round baked white cake layers (cooled)
  • 2 cups water (boiling )
  • 8 lemon flavor gelatin
  • 8 oz Cool Whip (thawed)
  1. Place cake layers, top sides up, in two 9-inch round cake pans.

  2. Pierce cake with large fork at 1/2 inch intervals.

  3. Stir boiling water into gelatin in a medium bowl at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved.

  4. Carefully pour the gelatin over 1 cake layer.

  5. Pour remaining gelatin over the second cake layer.

  6. Refrigerate 3 hours.

  7. Dip 1 cake pan in warm water for 10 seconds; unmold onto a serving plate.

  8. Spread with about 1 C. of the whipped topping.

  9. Unmold second cake layer; carefully place on first cake layer.

  10. Frost top and sides of the cake with remaining whipped topping.

  11. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until ready to serve.

  12. Decorate as desired. Store leftover cake in the refrigerator.

How To Make Luscious Lemon Poke Cake

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This Luscious Lemon Poke Cake serves a perfect balance of sweetness and bright citrus flavor. Top it with sweet whipped cream to complete this irresistible dessert.

Preparation Time: 3 hrs
Cooking Time: 45 mins
Total Time: 3 hrs 45 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 2 9 inch round baked white cake layers, cooled
  • 2 cups water, boiling
  • 8 lemon flavor gelatin
  • 8 oz Cool Whip, thawed

Instructions

  1. Place cake layers, top sides up, in two 9-inch round cake pans.

  2. Pierce cake with large fork at 1/2 inch intervals.

  3. Stir boiling water into gelatin in a medium bowl at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved.

  4. Carefully pour the gelatin over 1 cake layer.

  5. Pour remaining gelatin over the second cake layer.

  6. Refrigerate 3 hours.

  7. Dip 1 cake pan in warm water for 10 seconds; unmold onto a serving plate.

  8. Spread with about 1 C. of the whipped topping.

  9. Unmold second cake layer; carefully place on first cake layer.

  10. Frost top and sides of the cake with remaining whipped topping.

  11. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until ready to serve.

  12. Decorate as desired. Store leftover cake in the refrigerator.

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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 65mg
  • Calories: 152kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Cholesterol: 9mg
  • Fat: 4g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Potassium: 61mg
  • Protein: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 56mg
  • Sugar: 11g
  • Vitamin A: 99IU
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