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Carrot Poke Cake

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16 servings

Spice up your next party with super-moist carrot cake. Tangy orange flavor makes a surprise appearance under sweet cream cheese frosting.

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Prepare cake batter as directed on package; stir in carrots and raisins. Pour into 13x9-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 35 to 40 min. or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. About 5 min. before cake is done, bring water to boil.
  • Pierce cake with large fork or skewer at 1/2-inch intervals. Add boiling water to gelatin mix in small bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Pour evenly over cake. Refrigerate 3 hours.
  • Beat cream cheese, butter and spice in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually add sugar, beating well after each addition. Spread onto cake.

Size Wise

At 16 servings, this delicious cake is the perfect dessert to serve at your next gathering of family or friends.


Don't have pumpkin pie spice? Mix 1/4 tsp. each ground cinnamon and nutmeg, and 1/8 tsp. ground ginger, then use instead of the 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice.

How to Store

Keep frosted cake refrigerated.


  • 16 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings
Calories 310
% Daily Value
Total fat 13g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 50mg
Sodium 260mg
Carbohydrate 46g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 35g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 50 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • mimitoizzieandreagan |

    I made this the day before Easter and put it in the fridge until we were ready for it . Everyone loved it and I loved how easy it was to make. It is definitely a keeper.

  • veggiemaid |

    The best carrot cake ever - easy peasy

  • dody36 |

    I make this dessert at least once a month for our VFW bingo and it is one of the first desserts to go. It is so moist and tasty. Recipe is Definitely a KEEPER. Dody