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Patriotic Jello Poke Cake

So Pretty! Patriotic, red-white-blue Jello Poke Cake is quick and easy to make with fun red and blue gelatin streaks and whipped white chocolate topping. Great for beginning cooks 
Course Dessert - Cake
Cuisine American - Vintage
Keyword holiday, poke cake, summer recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
chilling time 8 hours
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 509kcal
Author Marye Audet

Ingredients

Cake

Frosting

  • 1 quart heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup Confectioner's sugar
  • 3.9 ounces white chocolate instant pudding
  • 1 pint ripe strawberries hulled and halfed
  • 1 pint blueberries
  • 1/2 pint raspberries
  • 1/2 pint blackberries

White Chocolate Stars

  • 6 ounces white chocolate

Instructions

Cake

  • Poke holes in cooled cake at 1/2-inch intervals, poking about halfway through the cake and twisting gently with a small dowel.
  • Put the red Jell-O in one bowl and the blue in another.
  • Pour 1/2 cup of boiling water in each and stir until gelatin dissolves.
  • Pour the red Jell-O in some of the holes in the cake randomly and finish filling the other holes with the blue Jell-O.
  • Chill overnight.

Frosting

  • Add the heavy cream, pudding mix, and Confectioner's sugar to the bowl of a mixer.
  • Using the whisk attachment beat until light and fluffy - with the texture of thick whipped cream.
  • Cover the chilled cake thickly with the topping.
  • Add the fruit in any design you prefer.

White Chocolate Stars

  • Melt white chocolate and either fill star shaped candy molds or create stars freehand on waxed paper.
  • Chill until firm.
  • Use to decorate cake.
  • Store in the refrigerator

Nutrition

Calories: 509kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 366mg | Potassium: 209mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 18.6% | Vitamin C: 33.5% | Calcium: 14.5% | Iron: 6%