Red, White and Blue Poke Cake Recipe

Red, White and Blue Poke Cake Recipe

How To Make Red, White and Blue Poke Cake

Raise your flag loud and proud with this ultra-moist red, white, and blue poke cake deliciously made with Jell-o and a creamy whipped cream finish on top.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 23 minutes
Cool and Chill Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
Total: 4 hours 58 minutes



  • 1boxwhite cake mix,plus ingredients called for on the box


  • white cake recipe,your favorite homemade
  • 1pkgJell-O,red, 4 serving size
  • 1pkgJell-O,blue, 4 serving size
  • 1tubdessert,topping


  • cupsheavy cream
  • 2tbsppowdered sugar


  1. Prepare and bake the cake in a 9×13-inch pan according to package directions or recipe.

  2. Let the cake cool for about 15 minutes. Using a chopstick or similar tool, poke holes all over the cake.

  3. Mix red Jell-O with ¾ cup of boiling water until dissolved. Add ½ cup of cold water. Pour red Jell-O into every other row of holes.

  4. Repeat with blue Jell-O. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.

  5. If using, whip heavy cream and powdered sugar on medium until stiff peaks form. Spread over cake. Keep refrigerated until serving.


  • Calories: 192.11kcal
  • Fat: 10.66g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.60g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.37g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.14g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.89g
  • Fiber: 0.18g
  • Sugar: 17.85g
  • Protein: 1.89g
  • Cholesterol: 31.35mg
  • Sodium: 173.00mg
  • Calcium: 53.77mg
  • Potassium: 41.21mg
  • Iron: 0.30mg
  • Vitamin A: 94.06µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.20mg
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