Strawberry Shortcake Poke Cake Recipe

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Nils Published: June 9, 2021
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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