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Patriotic Poke Cake


Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Refrigeration Time: 4 hours

Servings: 12


2 baked 9-inch round white cake layers, cooled

2 cups boiling water, divided

1 pkg JELL-O Brand Gelatin, any red flavor (4-serving size)

1 pkg JELL-O Brand Berry Blue Flavor Gelatin (4-serving size)

8 oz COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed, divided (1 tub)


Place cake layers, top sides up, in 2 clean 9-inch round cake pans. Pierce cake with large fork at 1/2-inch intervals.

Stir 1 cup of the boiling water into red and Berry Blue gelatin in separate bowls 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Carefully pour red gelatin over 1 cake layer and Berry Blue gelatin over second cake layer. Refrigerate 3 hours.

Dip 1 cake pan in warm water 10 seconds; unmold onto serving plate. Spread with about 1 cup of the whipped topping. Unmold second cake layer; carefully place on first cake layer. Frost top and sides of cake with remaining whipped topping.

Refrigerate 1 hour or until ready to serve. Garnish with fresh fruit, if desired. Store leftover cake in refrigerator.

Makes 12 Servings