We pledge allegiance to a cake that shows its colors this deliciously. Serve with fresh blueberries and red strawberries and you'll cause even more revelry.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
2 round white cake layers (9 inch), cooled
2 cups boiling water, divided
1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Strawberry Flavor Gelatin, or any other red flavor
1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Berry Blue Flavor Gelatin
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
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Let's Make It
Place cakes, top sides up, in clean 9-inch round pans; pierce with large fork at 1/2-inch intervals.
Add 1 cup boiling water to each flavor dry gelatin mix in separate small bowls; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Pour red gelatin over 1 cake, then pour blue gelatin over remaining cake. 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.
Use 1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Strawberry Flavor Gelatin.
Serve with colorful fresh berries, such as blueberries, strawberries and raspberries.
Prepare using COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping.
Patriotic Poke Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Pour gelatin over cakes and refrigerate as directed. Beat 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) softened PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese and 2 cups powdered sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gently stir in COOL WHIP. Unmold cakes; fill and frost with cream cheese frosting.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 36g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.