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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 509 kcal
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
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

Cake

  1. Poke holes in cooled cake at 1/2-inch intervals, poking about halfway through the cake and twisting gently with a small dowel.
  2. Put the red Jell-O in one bowl and the blue in another.
  3. Pour 1/2 cup of boiling water in each and stir until gelatin dissolves.
  4. 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.
  5. Chill overnight.

Frosting

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

White Chocolate Stars

  1. Melt white chocolate and either fill star shaped candy molds or create stars freehand on waxed paper.

  2. Chill until firm.
  3. Use to decorate cake.
  4. Store in the refrigerator
Nutrition Facts
Patriotic Jello Poke Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 509 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 366mg 15%
Potassium 209mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 65g 22%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 45g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 18.6%
Vitamin C 33.5%
Calcium 14.5%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.