Strawberry Shortcake Poke Cake Recipe

Strawberry Shortcake Poke Cake Recipe

How To Make Strawberry Shortcake Poke Cake

Summer in every slice, that’s what you get with this delicious poke cake. It has a yellow cake base that’s filled with some sweet strawberry gelatin.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Chill Time: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 35 minutes



  • 1boxYellow Cake Mix,plus ingredients on the back
  • 1instant strawberry Jell-o,(small box) raspberry or cherry work too
  • 1cuphot water
  • 1cupcold water
  • 8ozcream cheese,(1 block) softened
  • 1tspvanilla
  • ½cuppowdered sugar
  • 2cupscool whip,or whipped cream
  • 4cupsstrawberries,sliced



    1. Make Yellow Cake by following directions on box.

    2. Once the cake is out, take a fork and poke it all over.

    3. While cake is still warm, make jell-o by adding mix to 1 cup hot water and dissolving and then adding 1 cup cold water.

    4. Spoon this liquid over the top of the cake, making sure it goes through the holes made by the fork. Refrigerate for 4 hours.

    5. When ready to serve make frosting by mixing cream cheese, and powdered sugar in a medium bowl. Add vanilla. Mix to well combined. Fold in Cool Whip. Spread over cake.

    6. Spread sliced strawberries over the frosting or add individually to each cake square. ENJOY!


    • Calories: 253.85kcal
    • Fat: 8.30g
    • Saturated Fat: 4.60g
    • Trans Fat: 0.08g
    • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.08g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.43g
    • Carbohydrates: 42.50g
    • Fiber: 1.23g
    • Sugar: 27.05g
    • Protein: 3.16g
    • Cholesterol: 22.71mg
    • Sodium: 338.32mg
    • Calcium: 104.28mg
    • Potassium: 111.95mg
    • Iron: 0.96mg
    • Vitamin A: 70.78µg
    • Vitamin C: 23.83mg
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