When you think of a Jello cake recipe, there’s only one cake that is so popular that it immediately pops into your head: the classic Jello poke cake. This cake is famous for being extremely flexible in its use of gelatin flavors. When it’s sliced into, you’ll see the colorful stripes inside. Whatever flavor you use it’s sure to be a hit.
1 package white or yellow cake mix (for two layers)
1 small package flavored gelatin, any flavor
1/3 cup oil
1 cup water (for the cake mix)
1 (12 oz.) container Cool Whip
1 cup water (for gelatin)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Prepare cake, according to package directions, using eggs, oil and water. Bake cake in a 13×9-inch pan for 40 to 45 minutes. Let cake cool in pan for at least 15 minutes.
Poke holes across the entire surface of cake with a fork.
Dissolve the gelatin in 1 cup of boiling water. Pour the warm gelatin slowly over the surface of the cake (gelatin will soak into the cake). Place cake in the refrigerator and chill for about 4 hours.
Spread whipped topping on top of cake before serving. Refrigerate leftover cake.
=> Jello Cake Recipe: Jello Lemon Cooler Cake
This is a great cake to make for picnics and when company comes to visit. It’s got a nice sweet and tangy tartness to it that will tingle your tastebuds.
1 package lemon cake mix
1 cup hot water
2 (3oz.) packages lemon flavored gelatin
1 cup milk
1 (3.4 oz.) package lemon pudding mix
1 (8 oz.) container Cool Whip, thawed
Prepare cake mix according to package directions and bake in a 9×13-inch pan. Let cake cool, then poke holes across the entire cake surface using a fork.
Dissolve the lemon gelatin in 1 cup of hot water. Pour warm gelatin over the entire cake. Place cake in the refrigerator and let it cool.
In a large bowl, mix together the milk, lemon pudding mix and the remaining package of lemon gelatin; stir until all ingredients are thoroughly dissolved. Fold in the whipped topping and spread over top of cake. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
=> Jello Cake Recipe: Strawberry Jello Cake Recipe
This strawberry Jello cake is something special. The perfect Jello dessert recipe for warm afternoons and those special occasions when you want to make a dessert they’ll be talking about for days.
1 package white cake mix
1 (3 oz.) package strawberry gelatin
3 tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup oil
1/2 cup water
1 (10 oz.) package frozen strawberries
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl, sift the cake mix, flour, gelatin mix and salt together. Stir in the oil and water. Beat well. Add in the eggs, one at a time; mix well.
In a medium, bowl mash up the entire bag of strawberries. Stir half of the strawberries (5 oz.) into the cake batter. Pour cake into 2-layer cake pans and bake for 30 minutes. Let cake cool and spread strawberry icing on top.
1 stick butter
1 box confectioners’ sugar, sifted
Cream the butter. Gradually add in the sugar and the remaining mashed strawberries. Mix until icing is a smooth, creamy texture.
=> Jello Cake Recipe: Jello Pudding Cake Recipe
Just like the poke cake, this Jello pudding cake is flexible when it comes to flavor. Choose the flavor that you want and enjoy a moist, rich-tasting cake that will not last for very long, because it’s so scrumptious.
1 package white or yellow cake mix
1 (12 oz.) can fruit flavored soda (any flavor)
1 small box gelatin (same flavor as soda)
1 cup warm water
1 small box vanilla pudding
1 container Cool Whip
Prepare cake according to package directions. Bake cake in a 13×9-inch pan. Let cake cool. Poke holes into cake surface with a fork. Pour flavored soda over cake.
Dissolve gelatin into 1 cup warm water. Pour gelatin over the entire cake.
Prepare pudding according to package directions. Spread pudding over top of cake.
Spread whipped topping over top of entire cake. Refrigerate cake until ready to serve.