Pop Cake


This variation of the poke cake uses raspberry gelatin and lemon-lime soda to make it extra moist. Serve it straight from the fridge.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Additional Time:
4 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
5 hrs 5 mins
1 - 9x13 inch pan


  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package white cake mix

  • 1 (16 ounce) can lemon-lime flavored carbonated beverage

  • 1 cup hot water

  • 1 (6 ounce) package raspberry flavored Jell-O® mix

  • 1 (3 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix

  • 2 cups milk

  • 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed


  1. Prepare and bake cake mix according to package directions for a 9x13 inch pan. Poke holes in cake while still hot with a fork.

  2. Make gelatin with boiling water, then stir in lemon-lime soda. Pour hot mixture over cake. Cool cake completely, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours before frosting.

  3. Beat together instant pudding and milk until thick, then pour over cake. Frost cake with whipped topping. Keep cake refrigerated until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

361 Calories
10g Fat
64g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 361
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 462mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 23%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 36g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 133mg 10%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 117mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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