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JELL-O Cherry Poke Cake

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16 servings

You only need the maraschino cherries for garnish to make this moist and delicious poke cake. It gets its cherryliciousness from cherry flavor gelatin.

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  • Place cakes, top sides up, in clean 9-inch round pans; pierce with large fork at 1/2-inch intervals.
  • Add boiling water to gelatin mix; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Carefully pour over cake layers. Refrigerate 3 hours.
  • Dip bottoms of cake pans in warm water 10 sec.; unmold cakes. Fill and frost cake layers with COOL WHIP. Refrigerate 1 hour. Garnish with cherries.

Size Wise

Since this show-stopping cake serves 16, it's perfect to serve at a party.

Special Extra

For colored frosting, gently stir a few drops food coloring into the COOL WHIP before using to frost cake.


Prepare using COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping.


  • 16 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings
Calories 230
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 260mg
Carbohydrate 37g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 25g
Protein 3g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 4 %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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