Spice up your party with super-moist Carrot Poke Cake. Tangy orange flavor makes a surprise appearance under cream cheese frosting in our Carrot Poke Cake.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 pkg. (2-layer size) spice cake mix
2 cups shredded carrots
1/4 cup raisins
1 cup water
1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Orange Flavor Gelatin
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
2 cups powdered sugar
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Let's Make It
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.
Use 1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Orange Tangerine Flavor Gelatin.
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.
How to Make Cleanup Easier
Line the baking pan with foil, then spray with cooking spray before using to bake the cake. This will help make cleanup a breeze.
Stir 1 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans or Walnuts into cake batter before pouring into pan and baking as directed.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 46g
Dietary Fibers 0.7179g
* 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.